Story: Tūranga i te hapori – status in Māori society

Labourers: shearers (3rd of 4)

Labourers: shearers

This group of Māori shearers pose at Eparaima homestead, near Castlepoint, Wairarapa, at the beginning of the 20th century.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, George Moore Collection
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Photograph by George Moore

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Basil Keane, 'Tūranga i te hapori – status in Māori society - Changes in leadership, 19th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2023)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 May 2011