Māori gunners from 161 Battery RNZA perform a haka in Vietnam, circa 1965-1966.
Left to right: unknown, Gnr Tuk Akarana, Gnr Nick Botica, Gnr Harry Tei, Dvr Jim Wharepapa, and Gnr Mike Teepu (Moke).
Image courtesy Marie Roberts
How to cite this page: ' New Zealand gunners perform a haka in Vietnam ', URL: https://vietnamwar.govt.nz/photo/new-zealand-gunners-perform-haka-vietnam, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 03-Feb-2012
From left: unknown, Tuk
From left: unknown, Tuk Akarana (Waimauku), Nick Botica (in 2nd row, Whanganui), Harry Tei (Rarotonga), Jim Wharepapa (Gisborne) and Mike Teepu - later changed surname to Moke (Murupara). Places in brackets are where they were living at the time of enlistment. Tuk Akarana and Mike Teepu are deceased.