Voting was a public occasion for both Māori and Pākehā. In rural areas, where most Māori lived, election day was a chance to get together, and voters travelled from around each district to polling booths. A group is shown here outside the Kaiapoi polling booth in 1902, waiting to hear the results for the Southern Māori electorate.
Using this item
Christchurch City Libraries
Reference: PhotoCD 7, IMG0100
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.