Story: Mahupuku, Maata

Maata Mahupuku

Maata Mahupuku

Wealthy, cultured and charismatic, Maata Mahupuku was photographed some time between 1907 and 1914, when she was married to farmer George McGregor. A public figure in the Wellington, Wairarapa and Rangitikei regions, she became more widely famous as the close friend and confidant of writer Katherine Mansfield.

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How to cite this page:

Barbara Angus. 'Mahupuku, Maata', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 August 2022)