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Supreme Court opening, 2010 (3 o 3)

Supreme Court opening, 2010

There were many bicultural elements in the ceremony to open a new Supreme Court in Wellington in January 2010. Here the guest of honour, Prince William, receives a hongi of welcome from Māori elder Sam Jackson. The prince wears a traditional feather cloak, a symbol in Māori society of a chief or other distinguished person.

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Janine Hayward, 'Biculturalism - Biculturalism in the state sector', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/32147/supreme-court-opening-2010 (accessed 20 March 2019)

Story by Janine Hayward, published 20 Jun 2012