Kōrero: Death rates and life expectancy

Māori dwelling, 1900s

Māori dwelling, 1900s

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.

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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
Reference: C24
Photograph by W. Beattie

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ian Pool, 'Death rates and life expectancy - Effects of colonisation on Māori', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/26593/maori-dwelling-1900s (accessed 11 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Ian Pool, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 14 Mar 2019