Kōrero: Te rāngai mahi

Ka ako whakairo ngā kaimahi patu mīti ō mua

This video shows former freezing workers learning to carve at Kohupātiki marae, near Hastings, after the Whakatū freezing works closed in 1986.  Unemployment soared in the 1980s and 1990s. Māori were a large proportion of those made redundant, as they were often concentrated in significantly affected industries such as freezing works.

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Basil Keane, 'Te rāngai mahi - Te pokapū o te tekau tau 1980 ki te tau 2000', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/25528/ka-ako-whakairo-nga-kaimahi-patu-miti-o-mua (accessed 26 August 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010