In 1949 Māori leader, politician and scholar Sir Peter Buck (Te Rangi Hīroa) was knighted at Government House in Wellington. Of all the honours he received, it was the one he valued most highly. This newsreel shows scenes before and after the investiture ceremony.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 396. National Film Unit, 1949
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