Story: Kaumātua – Māori elders

Government kaumātua: Sam Jackson (3rd of 3)

Government kaumātua: Sam Jackson

Sam Jackson, Te Āti Awa kaumātua, welcomes Chile's president Michelle Bachelet at Government House in Wellington, in 2006.

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Rawinia Higgins and Paul Meredith, 'Kaumātua – Māori elders - Kaumātua in modern times', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 May 2022)

Story by Rawinia Higgins and Paul Meredith, published 5 May 2011