Story: Tūranga i te hapori – status in Māori society

Labourers: farm labour (4th of 4)

Labourers: farm labour

This group of Māori watch a woman ploughing a field. Farming and farm labouring were areas where Māori could find work.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Auckland Star Collection (PA-Group-00610)
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How to cite this page:

Basil Keane, 'Tūranga i te hapori – status in Māori society - Changes in leadership, 19th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/31168/labourers-farm-labour (accessed 30 November 2021)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 May 2011