Story: Ngata, Apirana Turupa

Apirana Turupa Ngata taking the lead in a haka on Waitangi Day 1940

Apirana Turupa Ngata taking the lead in a haka on Waitangi Day 1940

Apirana Turupa Ngata helped organise the celebrations for the centennial of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1940, and the construction and opening of a carved house at Waitangi, which can be seen in the background of this photograph.

About this item

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-029794; F
Photograph by B. Snowdon

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

How to cite this page:

M. P. K. Sorrenson. 'Ngata, Apirana Turupa', first published in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, vol. 3, 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/biographies/3n5/ngata-apirana-turupa (accessed 23 June 2017)