This extract from a 1946 government newsreel shows a haka pōwhiri at Ngāruawāhia in January 1946. The pōwhiri was to welcome home members of the 28th (Māori) Battalion. The haka party includes a large number of women, since so many of the men had been overseas on war service.
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Reference: Weekly Review 232. National Film Unit, 1946
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