Story: Szászy, Miraka

'I was very outspoken'

Interviewed in 1992, Mira Szsázy reflects on her advocacy for Māori causes and the criticism this brought her at times. 

In this 1955 photograph, Mira (third from right) wears traditional Māori clothing at the Pan-Pacific Women’s Association conference in Manila.

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How to cite this page:

Melissa Matutina Williams. 'Szászy, Miraka', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2018. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 May 2020)