Story: Ngā rōpū – Māori organisations

Māori Women's Welfare League conference, 1953

Māori Women's Welfare League conference, 1953

Te Rōpū Wāhine Māori Toko i te Ora, the Māori Women's Welfare League, holds its annual conference in 1953, two years after it was established. The league has played a vital role in health, education and welfare for Māori, particularly in urban areas.

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Basil Keane, 'Ngā rōpū – Māori organisations - New Māori organisations, early 20th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 May 2022)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jun 2017