Kōrero: East Coast region

Sportsmen: George Nēpia (3 o 3)

Sportsmen: George Nēpia

This health stamp from 1990 features rugby legend George Nēpia. Nēpia was born and raised in Wairoa, northern Hawke’s Bay. He married Huinga Raupani Kōhere of Ngāti Porou in 1926 and made his home at Rangitukia, near the mouth of the Waiapu River. In later life he lived with his son Winston at Ruatōria.

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New Zealand Post
Reference: 1990 Health stamp issue

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Monty Soutar, 'East Coast region - Sport and recreation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/33444/sportsmen-george-nepia (accessed 30 November 2023)

He kōrero nā Monty Soutar, updated 1 Mar 2015