An Extraordinary Venture Abandoned.
United Press Association—Eleotno Telegraph. Wellington, May 11 The troupe of Poverty Bay natives engaged to dnnce hakas m London, will not leave by the Turakina to-day, as intended. The Native Minister yesterday received telegrams from relatives of some of the members protesting againat their departure on various grounds. The tnen who compose the troupe left their homes at a few hours' notice, and none of them are provided with outfits for the voyage to England. Under the circumstances it has been decided to abandon the trip for the present, and the natives will return to Poverty Bay.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6567, 11 May 1905
An Extraordinary Venture Abandoned. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6567, 11 May 1905
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