Story: Bay of Plenty region

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Women of Te Urewera prepare potatoes during the visit of Lord Ranfurly (governor of New Zealand) in March 1904. The photograph was taken by Malcolm Ross, who accompanied the party. It was the first time a governor had visited this region, where Māori still enjoyed autonomy.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Photograph by Ross Malcolm

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty region - Success: 1900s to 1930s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 May 2023)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Aug 2016