Story: Te rāngai mahi – Māori in the workforce

Digging kauri gum

Digging kauri gum

Digging kauri gum was one of a number of rural occupations carried out by Māori, and was concentrated in Northland and the Coromandel.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Northwood Collection (PA-Group-00027)
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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/25522/digging-kauri-gum (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010