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Kīngitanga fife-and-drum band, Waahi,1902 (3rd of 4)

Kīngitanga fife-and-drum band, Waahi,1902

This mostly female fife-and-drum band is shown at the Māori King movement settlement of Waahi, at Huntly, Waikato. This band welcomed Native Minister James Carroll to a hui at Waahi on 20 May 1902. The folded banner reads 'Rangimarie', a Māori word meaning peace.

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Reference: AWNS-19020529-10-1

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Peter Clayworth, 'Brass and pipe bands - Brass bands, 1880s onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 August 2022)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 22 Oct 2014