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Tableau representing attack and defence: Maori soldiers at Hants performing a haka.

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AWNS-19190327-33-2

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Sport and General Sport and General
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Date
27 March 1919

Date Period
1910-1919

Subjects
Maori costume, pukana, Soldiers, New Zealand Army, Hoe, Paddles, Mere, EnglandMaori costumepukanaSoldiersNew Zealand ArmyHoePaddlesMereEngland
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Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 27 March 1919 p033

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Description
Showing three Maori soldiers wearing piupiu in a staged tableau in Hampshire, England. Two men hold hoe or paddles and the man in the middle holds a mere cut from wood. The man on the right exhibits his tongue poked out known as pukana.