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Ngatokimatawhaorua canoe


This 30-metre-long canoe, Ngatokimatawhaorua, was launched at Waitangi in 1940. There was a re-enactment of the treaty signing and speakers made much of the unity of Māori and Pākehā.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: MNZ-2871-1/2-F
Photographer: Tudor Washington Collins
Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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