Prominent Māori leader and politician Apirana Ngata leads a haka at the opening of Te Whare Rūnanga meeting house at Waitangi on 6 February 1940, the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. As well as being an exponent of haka, Ngata encouraged the development of waiata-ā-ringa from the early 20th century.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Making New Zealand Centennial Collection (PAColl-3060)
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