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Pakipaki Young Māori Party hockey team, 1920s (1st of 2)

Pakipaki Young Māori Party hockey team, 1920s

In its early years, Māori hockey tended to be organised around family, club or other local affiliations. This photo from the 1920s shows the Pakipaki Young Māori Party women's hockey team on the verandah of the meeting house at Ngāti Mihiroa marae, Pakipaki, Hawke's Bay. In the back row, left to right, are May Ratima, Agnus Hape, Te Noti Kani, Hunuku Orikena and Wiki Neri; centre, Peti-ite-rangi Akanga and Pukepuke Tangiora; and front, Mana Pohe Harrison and Mabel Te Whero.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, H. N. Whitehead Collection (PAColl-3068)
Reference: 1/1-004466-G
Photograph by Henry Norford Whitehead

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Geoff Watson, 'Hockey - Participation in hockey', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 August 2022)

Story by Geoff Watson, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Jan 2015