Story: Hargest, James

Hargest discusses the Maori Battalion

Hear James Hargest talk about the record of the Maori Battalion in the Second World War. He voices a number of opinions about New Zealand history and race relations which were commonly held at the time of this wartime recording. (3 min 40 sec)

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Sound Archives / Ngā Taonga Kōrero
Reference: D574

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How to cite this page:

J. A. B. Crawford. 'Hargest, James', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 July 2022)