Programme - Otamatea Centennial Queen Carnival ; 21-20


Programme - Otamatea Centennial Queen Carnival

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Title: Otamatea Centennial Queen Carnival 1840 -1940. Coronation Ceremony.

Published: 1939.

Original 8 paged programme.
Carnival Queens were a popular way of raising money during WW1.
The Carnival Queen Coronation continued to take place to celebrate important local occasions like Centennial's.

The Queens' in this programme represented the districts of Ruawai, Kaiwaka, Matakohe, Maungaturoto, Paparoa, Mareretu, and Whakapirau.

This programme shows the humour of the occasion eg. To Be Honoured - Lady Fanny Carter, Q.B.Q ( Quick but Quiet)

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