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WAITANGI, NEW ZEALAND -- FEBRUARY 05: The day before the annual gathering commemorating the signing of the Waitangi Treaty, February 6, 1840 in Waitangi. ..Kaihoe (waka paddlers) launch their Wakas and practice paddling routines in preparation for the extensive ceremonies the following day for Waitangi Day...Muke.Carl Ahlers..Mataatua Waka (face of God) from Whakatane, Bay of Plenty...Kaihoe perform the Tutu Ngaruhu Haka (jumping up), specific to northern tribes...Waredens (L to R): Hilda Hillman, Hine Ali and Shannay McLean..Wikatana Popata (back of head with straw hat, flag and little boy with face paint, flag). Chants in Maori " We will keep fighting for our land forever and ever," and waves the Maori flag while Prime Minister Keys drives by. +64 (0)21 171 6927..General Contact for Waitangi Day: Hutoroa Kerr +64 (0)272 430 261.Photo By Amy Toensing _________________________________

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WAITANGI, NEW ZEALAND -- FEBRUARY 05: The day before the annual gathering commemorating the signing of the Waitangi Treaty, February 6, 1840 in Waitangi. ..Kaihoe (waka paddlers) launch their Wakas and practice paddling routines in preparation for the extensive ceremonies the following day for Waitangi Day...Muke.Carl Ahlers..Mataatua Waka (face of God) from Whakatane, Bay of Plenty...Kaihoe perform the Tutu Ngaruhu Haka (jumping up), specific to northern tribes...Waredens (L to R): Hilda Hillman, Hine Ali and Shannay McLean..Wikatana Popata (back of head with straw hat, flag and little boy with face paint, flag). Chants in Maori " We will keep fighting for our land forever and ever," and waves the Maori flag while Prime Minister Keys drives by. +64 (0)21 171 6927..General Contact for Waitangi Day: Hutoroa Kerr +64 (0)272 430 261.Photo By Amy Toensing _________________________________<br />
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