Story: Ngā tuakiri hōu – new Māori identities

Native affairs select committee, 1922 (1st of 2)

Native affairs select committee, 1922

In their magnificently carved committee room in Parliament Buildings, the members of the native affairs select committee pose for the camera in 1922. Māori were officially termed 'natives' until 1947.

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Rawiri Taonui, 'Ngā tuakiri hōu – new Māori identities - Urban identifiers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/29806/native-affairs-select-committee-1922 (accessed 17 June 2019)

Story by Rawiri Taonui, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jun 2017