A group of Māori workers on an East Coast farm pose for the camera in the early 1900s. They may well have been shearers. From the 1880s onwards Māori whānau and hapū increasingly became involved in shearing. Farm labouring, including shearing, became an important source of income for Māori communities.
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Photograph by Frederick Ashby Hargreaves
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