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DSCF2551One of my favourite characters for our parade was Mrs Collyer who dressed up as Dame Whina Cooper. Dame Whina was a figure head for Maori in New Zealand history and led a march from Cape Reinga to parliament in the 1970’s to protest for the rights of Maori.

 

By | 2015-03-04T23:26:20+13:00 7th August 2014|2014 Posts|1 Comment

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  1. Jo Collyer 18 October 2014 at 1:13 pm - Reply

    Thanks for posting my photo Mrs Wendt. I didn’t realise I was a favourite.

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