Story: Ngā uniana – Māori and the union movement

Ngā Tamatoa

Ngā Tamatoa

Members of the activist group Ngā Tamatoa sit on Parliament’s steps in late 1972. Ngā Tamatoa played an important role in revitalising the Māori language, and represented an increasing group of young urban Māori involved in protest movements. Some members of the group pushed for greater representation of Māori in the union movement.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1972/5388/11a

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Cybèle Locke, 'Ngā uniana – Māori and the union movement - Māori and national union politics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 July 2024)

Story by Cybèle Locke, published 11 Mar 2010