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Korowai (Maori cloak) - Aotaroagreat to see the younger Maori women learning how to weave the cloaks, a complicated procedure
Queen Te Atairangikaahu, 1966
As the young Princess Piki is appointed the first Māori queen, Te Atairangikaahu, in 1966, the solemnity of the occasion is evident on her face. She is about to experience the whakawahinga ceremony, in which a bible is held over her head while traditional expressions are recited. The same ...