Kōrero: Nēpia, George

George Nepia with his son on their farm at Rangitukia, East Coast, 1935

George Nepia with his son

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.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

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)