Story: Ngā tāone nui – Māori and the city

Ngāti Pōneke concert

Ngāti Pōneke concert

This poster advertises a show by Ngāti Pōneke, the Wellington-based cultural group, in 1939. Ngāti Pōneke was set up in 1937 as a response to Māori moving to Wellington in the 1930s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-B-MAORI-CONCERT-1939-01

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How to cite this page:

Aroha Harris, 'Ngā tāone nui – Māori and the city - Māori adapt to city life', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 July 2024)

Story by Aroha Harris, published 11 Mar 2010