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No. 76 (June 1975)
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Piri Poutapu, senior carver at Turangawaewae, stands by the gates as people flock through.

Ceremonial Gates Opened
at Turangawaewae

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More speeches inside the marae as the ceremony is completed.

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Contestants are welcomed in the Maori Affairs Committee Room at Parliament.

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The Minister of Maori Affairs, the Hon. Matin Rata with winner Mrs Mary Hammond.

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Kairau Ngahau joins his South Island supporters in a song after his win was announced.