As Māori moved from rural to urban centres after the Second World War, they were forced to abandon or alter many traditional customs. Māori continued to cook food for hui in a hāngī (an earth oven) but often in very different surroundings. This photo shows a group of building workers laying down a hāngī in a metal skip filled with earth.
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