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Methodist Māori singing troupe

Methodist Māori singing troupe

This 1930 poster advertises a performance in Christchurch by the Methodist Maori Singers, Orators and Musicians. This popular troupe toured the country raising money for the church with traditional and modern songs, dances and other performances. The poster suggests that each of the group's eight members came from a different tribe.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-B-MAORI-CONCERT-1930-01

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How to cite this page:

Tim Shoebridge, 'Methodist Church - The Methodist missions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/27508/methodist-maori-singing-troupe (accessed 15 October 2019)

Story by Tim Shoebridge, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018