Story: Te mana o te wāhine – Māori women

Māori Women's Welfare League, 1951

Māori Women's Welfare League, 1951

A group at the 1951 Māori Women's Welfare League conference listen to an address by Mira Szászy (then Mira Petricevich). The league had been established that year. Szászy was the first secretary and went on to become president in the 1970s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, National Publicity Studios Collection
Reference: 1/2-040536-F; A 24 594
Photograph by Barry Woods

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Rawinia Higgins rāua ko Paul Meredith, 'Te mana o te wāhine – Māori women - Leadership and activism, 1950s to 1980s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/31577/maori-womens-welfare-league-1951 (accessed 25 May 2019)

Story by Rawinia Higgins rāua ko Paul Meredith, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jun 2017