Story: Te Māori i te ohanga – Māori in the economy

Carpentry training

Carpentry training

These young Māori men are learning to be carpenters as part of a government-sponsored trade and vocational training scheme. Government departments were often the main providers of trade training to young Māori.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: G. V. Butterworth and H. R. Young, Maori Affairs. GP Books: Wellington, 1990, p. 146

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Basil Keane, 'Te Māori i te ohanga – Māori in the economy - Urbanisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/25781/carpentry-training (accessed 28 February 2020)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010