Investiture at Wellington Town Hall, 1954

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The Queen (wearing a Norman Hartnell Gown with the Girls of Great Britain & Ireland Tiara and her Coronation Necklace and Earrings) and Duke of Edinburgh preside over a Banquet and Investiture at the Wellington Town Hall on this day in 1954, during the New Zealand leg of their 6-month Commonwealth Tour. Earlier that morning, the Queen opened the New Zealand Parliament

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