Whetū Tirikātene-Sullivan sits beneath a portrait of her father, Eruera Tirikātene. Both held the seat of Southern Māori for many years – Eruera Tirikātene from 1932 until his death in 1967, and his daughter from then until 1996 (when her electorate was renamed Te Tai Tonga).
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP-Portraits of New Zealanders-Tirikatene-Sullivan, Whetu-01
Photograph by Ray Pigney
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