Kōrero: Africa and New Zealand

Independence gift

Independence gift

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is shown here with a Māori carving that was given to him by the New Zealand government in 1980, when Zimbabwe became independent. At the time Mugabe, who had led a guerrilla war against white minority rule during the 1970s, was seen as a hero.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAEG W2972 Box 1 37

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Megan Cook, 'Africa and New Zealand - Politics, apartheid and sport: 1940s to 1990s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/35926/independence-gift (accessed 5 August 2021)

He kōrero nā Megan Cook, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012