Kōrero: Waikato region

Ball dance card (3 o 4)

In June 1865, during a cold Hamilton winter when there were food shortages, the officers of the 4th Waikato militia decided to hold a ball. This programme is a relic of that occasion – one of the few bright spots in a grim year.

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Waikato Museum - Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Reference: 1970-335-3

Permission of Waikato Museum – Te Whare Taonga o Waikato must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - European settlement and population', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/27229/ball-dance-card (accessed 8 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, updated 9 Jul 2015