Story: Whānau – Māori and family

Whānau outside a whare

Whānau outside a whare

This whānau was photographed outside a basic whare at Rangiahua, near the Hokianga Harbour, in 1918. There are at least three generations in the whānau.

About this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, Albert Percy Godber Collection (PA-Group-00048)
Reference: APG-1653-1/2-G
Photograph by Albert Percy Godber

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Tai Walker, 'Whānau – Māori and family - Contemporary understandings of whānau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/30143/whanau-outside-a-whare (accessed 24 October 2017)

Story by Tai Walker, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jun 2017