A Māori family stand in front of their rickety slab whare in the King Country around 1900. Substandard housing contributed to illness and premature death for many Māori from the 19th century on.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
Photograph by W. Beattie
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