Story: Te mana o te wāhine – Māori women

Whina Cooper, Eva Rickard and Titewhai Harawira

Whina Cooper, Eva Rickard and Titewhai Harawira

Three stalwarts of Māori activism, Whina Cooper (left), Eva Rickard (centre) and Titewhai Harawira, are shown at Waitangi in 1985. Cooper was the first president of the Māori Women’s Welfare League.

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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/31578/whina-cooper-eva-rickard-and-titewhai-harawira (accessed 20 October 2019)

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