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Royal visits: attending a hāngī, 1956 (4th of 6)

Royal visits: attending a hāngī, 1956

The Duke of Edinburgh, in the Chatham Islands during his 1956 visit, chats to a pair of youngsters – in front is Flora Solomon – while waiting for a hāngī to be dug up. The duke was about to help eat two whole bullocks, five pigs, six sheep and assorted vegetables.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, National Publicity Studios Collection
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Megan Cook, 'Royal family - Royal tours', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/33158/royal-visits-attending-a-hangi-1956 (accessed 23 May 2019)

Story by Megan Cook, published 20 Jun 2012