Story: Ngā tamariki

Kuia and whāngai mokopuna

Kuia and whāngai mokopuna

This cheerful girl from Kōtare in the Far North was brought up by her mother’s parents, and called them Mum and Dad.

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Reference: Joan Metge, New growth from old: the Whanau in the modern world. Wellington: Victoria Uni Press, 1995

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Rawinia Higgins me Paul Meredith, 'Ngā tamariki - European influence on Māori childhoods', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/30554/kuia-and-whangai-mokopuna (accessed 17 October 2021)

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