Programme, Napier's Coronation Celebrations

Daily Telegraph Print
Production date
09 Aug 1902

Object detail

Brief Description
A Souvenir Programme of Napier's Coronation Celebrations, 26, 27 and 28 June 1902. The programme is also dated 9 August 1902.

Morning functions included: saluting the flag by school children, religious service with procession including tableaux, returned troopers, military, veterans, Māori, school children, bands and trooping the colours under the direction of Major John Chicken. Also details the route for the procession.

Afternoon functions: fancy costume football tournament, military sports and Māori haka under Hohepa Umurangi and Hemi Nuku at Recreation Ground.

Evening functions: huge torchlight procession, Friday evening 27 June - Citizens' Grand Ball; Saturday 28 June - Children's Ball. The Citizen's Grand Ball was cancelled.

The committee was composed of: F W Williams (Mayor), H A Cornford, C H Edwards, J B Fielder, F Logan, R D D Maclean, John McVay, R Puflett, J P Thomson, J E Wilson and Alex E Eagleton.
Production date
09 Aug 1902
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black ink printed on card.
Height x Width: 135 x 75mm
Subject period
Subject date
Jun 1902
Aug 1902
Credit line
gifted by Mrs J Gable
Other number(s)
m58/51, 42036


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