Story: Kiwi

Feather cloaks

Feather cloaks

These Māori women at Whakarewarewa, near Rotorua, about 1900, are wearing cloaks made of kiwi feathers. The group includes the distinguished guides Sophia Hinerangi and Maggie Papakura.

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How to cite this page:

Jock Phillips, 'Kiwi - Kiwi and people: early history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/10185/feather-cloaks (accessed 24 May 2018)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 15 May 2015