Story: Economic history

Māori traders, 1850s (2nd of 2)

Māori traders, 1850s

By the 1850s Māori had entered the money economy. Here Māori are taking pigs to sell in Auckland.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
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How to cite this page:

Brian Easton, 'Economic history - Early Māori economies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 September 2023)

Story by Brian Easton, published 11 Mar 2010