Kōrero: Marriage and partnering

Marriage breakfast

Marriage breakfast

Riria and Rangi Utiki are shown here at the Ritz Tearooms after their wedding in 1941. The couple had met at Wellington's Ngāti Pōneke Young Māori Club, where they were members of the concert party.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Riria Utiku Collection
Reference: 1/2-180901-F

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.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Megan Cook, 'Marriage and partnering - Marriage in traditional Māori society', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/30767/marriage-breakfast (accessed 9 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Megan Cook, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, updated 4 May 2017