Story: Ngā pakanga ki tāwāhi – Māori and overseas wars

Great War Stories: Rikihana Carkeek (3rd of 3)

Rikihana Carkeek from Ngāti Raukawa served with the Māori Contingent and the Māori (Pioneer) Battalion throughout the First World War. This Great War Story describes his experiences.

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How to cite this page:

Monty Soutar, 'Ngā pakanga ki tāwāhi – Māori and overseas wars - Māori contingent in the First World War', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/46398/great-war-stories-rikihana-carkeek (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by Monty Soutar, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 May 2016