Story: Ngā tuakiri hōu – new Māori identities

Wāhine toa: Whina Cooper, Eva Rickard and Titewhai Harawira (1st of 2)

Wāhine toa: Whina Cooper, Eva Rickard and Titewhai Harawira

Three of the great wāhine toa (women warriors) of the later 20th century stand together at Waitangi in 1985. They are (from left) Whina Cooper, leader of the 1975 Māori land march, Eva Rickard, leader of the Raglan golf course occupation in 1978, and Titewhai Harawira, an activist in many protests.

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Rawiri Taonui, 'Ngā tuakiri hōu – new Māori identities - Māori renaissance', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/29814/wahine-toa-whina-cooper-eva-rickard-and-titewhai-harawira (accessed 18 August 2019)

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