This crowd of supporters are gathered at a meeting of the Kotahitanga, a Māori parliament, at Pāpāwai in Wairarapa in 1897. The Kotahitanga resolved that all remaining Māori land should be reserved absolutely for Māori. It also pressed for a degree of self-government on the basis of Article Two of the Treaty of Waitangi.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, R. Keedwell Collection (PAColl-1892)
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