Royal reception at Pukekura Park

Production date
09 Jan 1954
Description
View of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh meeting with the Mayor of New Plymouth meeting Maori dignitaries at Pukekura Park athletics field. Crowds of spectators can be seen on the grass terraces. The man speaking to the Duke of Edinburgh has been identified as Harry ("Rori") Watson. The man on the far left could possibly be Te Kahui Pokai.
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Production date
09 Jan 1954
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Accession number
PHO2002-131
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Hi Margret, thank you for identifying Rori Watson in this photograph. I have added the information you provided to our records.

- Charlotte; Puke Ariki Pictorial Collection Technician on 29-09-2013 21:07:08

Rori Watson, aka Harry Watson/Watene, of Motunui, Waitara, speaking to Prince Phillip

- Margret on 19-09-2013 20:32:08

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