Kōrero: Waikato region

Visiting Tūrangawaewae (1 o 2)

Visiting Tūrangawaewae

Princess Piki, later the Māori queen, Dame Te Ataraingikaahu, walks beside Queen Elizabeth II in a historic occasion at Tūrangawaewae marae on 30 December 1953. The then Māori king, Korokī, leads the way. This was the first time an English monarch had visited the marae, and signalled a new spirit of mutual respect and recognition.

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Hocken Library, University of Otago, Otago Daily Times

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Te Kīngitanga, 1880 onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/27169/visiting-turangawaewae (accessed 15 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, updated 9 Jul 2015