Tree planting during dedication of memorial gates at Houngarea Marae, Pakipaki

Production date
26 Oct 1946
Current rights
Public Domain
See full details

Object detail

About this object
The photograph shows the Governor-General's wife, Lady Barbara Freyberg using a shovel to smooth the earth around a young tree planted at Houngarea Marae, Pakipaki, during a ceremony to mark the dedication of the war memorial gates on 26th October 1946. Lady Freyberg wears a korowai.
Production date
26 Oct 1946
Production period
Media/Materials description
Black and white print glued to black page cut from a photograph album
Height x Width: 304 x 253mm
Height x Width: 312 x 264mm
Subject period
Subject date
26 Oct 1946
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, [96628]
Credit Line
gifted by Hawke's Bay County Council
Other number(s)
m95/16, 96628


Public comments

Be the first to comment on this object record.

Google reCaptchaThis site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.