in 1935, when this photograph was taken, George Nepia captained the New Zealand Maori rugby team on its tour of Australia, then left to play rugby league professionally in England.
Kōrero: Nēpia, George
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Robin C. McConnell. 'Nēpia, George', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998, updated July, 2021. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/4n6/nepia-george (accessed 16 October 2021)