Story: Ngā rōpū tautohetohe – Māori protest movements

Māori Education Foundation with Jack Hunn

Māori Education Foundation with Jack Hunn

This is the first meeting of the Māori Education Foundation in 1961. At left in the back row is Jack Hunn, the acting 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, Eruera Tirikātene (Ngāi Tahu); the nominee of the Māori Women's Welfare League, Mira Szászy (Ngāti Kurī, Te Aupōuri, Te Rarawa); 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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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
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Basil Keane, 'Ngā rōpū tautohetohe – Māori protest movements - Government proposals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Basil Keane, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 11 Jan 2023