Royal reception at Pukekura Park

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09 Jan 1954
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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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 posted 9 years ago.

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

- Margret posted 10 years ago.

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