Carved baton

Production date
17 Jun 1967
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Production place
Dannevirke/New Zealand
Description
Carved baton made from mid brown, varnished wood, paua shell eyes on one side. Has metal ring at centre with "Aotea Tuatoru 17.6.67" inscribed on it. Presented to the Prime Minister, Keith Holyoake, on the official opening of Aotea Tua-Toru, Makirikiri marae on 17 June 1967.
Media/materials description
Wood, paua shell, metal
Measurements
0 - Whole = Length (mm) = 375mm
0 - Whole = Circumference = 105mm
Accession number
NPM2009.96.32
Credit line
Carved ceremonial baton, presented to the Prime Minister Keith Holyoake, 17 June 1967. Nelson Provincial Museum, Holyoake Memorial Trust Collection: NPM2009.96.32

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