Story: Ngā mātua – Māori parenting

Whānau eating together (1st of 3)

Whānau eating together

Gottfried Lindauer's early-20th-century painting 'The time of kai' shows all generations of a whānau eating together in a kāinga.

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Oil on canvas by Gottfried Lindauer, 1907

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Cindy Kiro, 'Ngā mātua – Māori parenting - Whānau and whāngai', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2023)

Story by Cindy Kiro, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jun 2017