Dalmatian and Māori gum diggers gather at Houhora in Northland on New Year’s Day, 1911. A number of Dalmatians paid these Māori to make them a hāngī (earth oven). The diggers and their friends are about to feast on a pig being carved by the gentleman in the centre of the photograph.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Northwood Collection (PA-Group-00027)
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hi i think the dalmatians
SUSAN BARKER (not verified)
22 July 2010
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