Story: Ideas about Māori origins

Postcards from ‘Maoriland’ (1st of 2)

Postcards from ‘Maoriland’

This 1910 postcard depicts Victoria Bridge in Christchurch as part of ‘Māoriland’. At that time, tourist posters, postcards and books often referred to New Zealand this way.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-B-POSTCARD-Vol-2-17

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

K. R. Howe, 'Ideas about Māori origins - 1880s–1970s: Moriori origins; the Great Fleet', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 May 2022)

Story by K. R. Howe, published 8 Feb 2005