These Te Aute college old boys are Māui Pōmare (back, left), H. Hawkins, Te Rangi Hīroa (Peter Buck), Hāmiora Hei, Āpirana Ngata and Rēweti Kōhere. Described as 'Thornton boys' after the headmaster of Te Aute during their time there, they represent the earliest wave of tertiary-qualified Māori professionals.
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