Story: Tangihanga – death customs
Mourners arrive at Waiomatatini, near Ruatōria on the East Coast, for the tangi of Sir Āpirana Ngata in 1950. Many of the women mourners can be seen wearing pare kawakawa (greenery) as a symbol of mourning.
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Archives New Zealand – Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 458. National Film Unit, 1950
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