Story: Ngāti Kahungunu

Opening of the meeting house at Pāpāwai pā, 1897 (2nd of 3)

Opening of the meeting house at Pāpāwai pā, 1897

In 1897, Prime Minister Richard Seddon (far left of front row) was among a large group of guests at the opening of the Ngāti Kahungunu meeting house in Greytown.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, R. Keedwell Collection (PAColl-1892)
Reference: F-170058-1/2

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Mere Whaanga, 'Ngāti Kahungunu - European contact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/622/opening-of-the-meeting-house-at-papawai-pa-1897 (accessed 25 February 2021)

Story by Mere Whaanga, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 3 Mar 2017