Story: Ahuwhenua – Māori land and agriculture

Te Puea Hērangi

Te Puea Hērangi

Te Puea Hērangi (centre), stands outside a Land Development Scheme house. Te Puea was one of Āpirana Ngata’s main allies in the Land Development Scheme in the Waikato area. The scheme was run throughout the North Island to assist Māori to profitably use their fragmented lands.

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Tanira Kingi, 'Ahuwhenua – Māori land and agriculture - Land ownership and Māori agriculture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 December 2023)

Story by Tanira Kingi, published 24 Nov 2008