Story: Māori overseas

Mākereti Papakura

Listen to an audio clip from National Radio’s programme about Mākereti Papakura’s life, ‘Remembering Mākereti’. Born near Rotorua in 1873, she became a tourist guide at Whakarewarewa before travelling overseas and marrying a wealthy English farmer. In later life she recorded ethnological information about her people, published as The old-time Maori after her death in England in 1930.

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Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aotearoa
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Carl Walrond, 'Māori overseas - England, the United States and elsewhere', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/speech/1339/makereti-papakura (accessed 19 January 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005