When Maud Donnelly married Frank Perry in 1899, her mother Airini’s Ngāti Kahungunu relatives took part in the ceremony. They are shown here welcoming the 600 guests to the wedding. The woman in front performs a pūkana and waves greenery, a signal for visitors to come forward.
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