Story: Ngā rōpū tautohetohe – Māori protest movements

Māori Education Foundation and Jack Hunn

Māori Education Foundation and Jack Hunn

This is the first meeting of the Māori Education Foundation in 1961. In the back row at left is Jack Hunn, the secretary for Māori affairs who was responsible for the 1961 Hunn Report. Māori protested against the report's attempt to 'Europeanise' Māori land titles. Pictured are (back row, from left) Hunn; the nominee of Māori members of Parliament, Sir Eruera Tirikātene; the nominee of the Māori Women's Welfare League, Mira Szászy; Director of Education Arnold Campbell; the secretary of the board, J. S. Joliff; the treasurer, A. E. Webb; the officer for Māori education, Education Department, R. L. Bradly; and, in front, Minister of Māori Affairs Ralph Hanan; the chair, Douglas Ball; and Minister of Education William Tennent.

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Basil Keane, 'Ngā rōpū tautohetohe – Māori protest movements - Government proposals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 July 2022)

Story by Basil Keane, published 20 Jun 2012