Story: Te rāngai mahi – Māori in the workforce


This video from 1960 outlines the transition undertaken by Māori moving into the city. At the time, over 70% of Māori still lived in rural areas.

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Reference: Maori Today. National Film Unit, 1960

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How to cite this page:

Basil Keane, 'Te rāngai mahi – Māori in the workforce - Urbanisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 April 2020)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010