[Te Roopu Matakite - part 6]
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[Tape 6 of 7 of raw recordings of speakers as the Māori land marchers arrive at Parliament. NB. This recording contains multiple lengthy quiet moments between speakers].
Dame Whina Cooper speaking [in te reo Māori] at the pōwhiri in Wellington on the arrival of Te Rōpu Matakite at Parliament.
Presentation of a 'Memorial of Right' signed by various tribal elders of New Zealand plus petitions of support of the people of New Zealand Māori and Pakeha 60,000 signatures. Presented by an unidentified male speaker, who reads the text of the 'Memorial of Right'.
Waiata: E hara i te mea.
Speaker: Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Bill Rowling, accepts the Memorial of Right to pass to the Speaker of the House. He assures the marchers their march is not in vain.
Waiata: Tomokia e Wiremu
Karakia and himene - Mā te Mārie.
Waiata: Ko ngā waka enei i hoea mai.
Reference number 44474
Media type AUDIO
Collection Sound Collection
Cooper, Whina, 1895-1994, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Rowling, Wallace Edward, 1927-1995, Speaker/Kaikōrero