Story: Te tango whenua – Māori land alienation

Te Aute old boys

Te Aute old boys

Part of a group known as the Young Maori Party, the politicians among these distinguished former Te Aute College students attempted to slow down land sales and help Māori utilise their land.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, T. K. Fitzgerald Collection
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Richard Boast, 'Te tango whenua – Māori land alienation - Crown and private purchasing to the 1920s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 August 2022)

Story by Richard Boast, published 24 Nov 2008, updated 1 Jul 2015