New Zealand celebrates 175 years with canoes and dance as indigenous Maori reflect on hopes

February 11, 2015 4:30 AM

5 0

New Zealand celebrates 175 years with canoes and dance as indigenous Maori reflect on hopes

In this Feb. 6, 2014 photo, dancers twirl white "poi" balls as part of an indigenous Maori performance in Waitangi, New Zealand. The nation celebrated the 175th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, the country's founding document, over a three-day weekend. (AP Photo/Nick Perry) (The Associated Press)

In this Feb. 5, 2014 photo, a crowd watches from a bridge as canoeists hold their paddles aloft in a traditional Maori canoe, or waka, in Waitangi, New Zealand. The nation celebrated the 175th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, the country's founding document, over a three-day wee...

Read more

To category page

Loading...