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Brigham Young University. Kia Ora Club



  • Existence: 1950-

Administrative History

Kia Ora Club (est. 1950) was a student club at Brigham Young University that promulgated Maori cultural practices. The club was originally established by former missionaries to New Zealand, and required that members learn and perform Maori songs and dances.

Kia Ora Club of the Brigham Young University, 197-?: label (Brigham Young University, Kia Ora Club; director, Samuel Atoa; narrator, Frank K. Horton), 21 June 2018 (Brigham Young University Banyan yearbook, 1957, page 263: Kia Ora Club; first organized six years ago by returned missionaries from New Zealand to promulgate the customs, spirit and faith of the Maori people; members are required to know and master various Maori songs and dances; sponsors are Rulon Craven and Frank K. Horton)

Banyan, 1950: page 346 (native music, dances, and legends; Kia Ora Club assembly was "the best" of the Winter quarter)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Kia Ora Club audio-visual records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3287
Scope and Contents

Contains six 16 mm movies of New Zealand and five magnetic tapes documenting the activities of the Kia Ora Club.

Dates: approximately 1948-1957