Story: Te rāngai mahi – Māori in the workforce

Kikopiri pā, Horowhenua

Kikopiri pā, Horowhenua

This is the at Kikopiri, Horowhenua, in the mid-19th century. Fishing was usually done by whānau or hapū, and villages were located near water for easy access by waka (canoe).

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Basil Keane, 'Te rāngai mahi – Māori in the workforce - Traditional Māori workforce', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 May 2024)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010