Story: Te rāngai mahi – Māori in the workforce

Land development scheme

Land development scheme

Workers plough a field in a Māori land development scheme in Wairau, around 1937. The schemes played a significant role in developing Māori land and employing Māori.

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Reference: Appendices to the Jornals of the House of Representatives, 1937-1938, G-10

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Basil Keane, 'Te rāngai mahi – Māori in the workforce - The rural workforce', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/25521/land-development-scheme (accessed 9 December 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010