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Traditional dancing at Pūhoi celebrations

Traditional dancing at Pūhoi celebrations

June 29 is regarded as the birthday of the Pūhoi township. The festivities usually begin the day before with the Founders' Ball, when the Pūhoi Hall resounds to the rhythms of the polka and the schottische.

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James N. Bade, 'Germans - Early settlements', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 November 2021)

Story by James N. Bade, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015