Story: Cooper, Whina

Whina Cooper discussing the Maori Women's Welfare League

Hear Whina Cooper (in conversation with Alwyn Owen) explaining how she started her work with the Maori Women's Welfare League in 1950. She discusses the doubts she had about embarking on work on the national stage. (4 min 22 sec)

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Michael King. 'Cooper, Whina', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5c32/cooper-whina (accessed 17 September 2019)