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Image from page 140 of "The conversion of the Maoris" (1899)

Identifier: conversionofmao00macd Title: The conversion of the Maoris Year: 1899 (1890s) Authors: MacDougall, Donald, 1856?-1920 Subjects: Missions, New Zealand Maoris Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa., Presbyterian board of publication and Sabbath-school work Contributing Library: Princeton Theological Seminary Library Digitizing Sponsor: Internet Archive View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this…

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Maori women standing in front of the Moutoa flag - Photograph taken by William Henry Thomas Partington | National Library of New Zealand

Shows four Maori women dressed in European clothing with piupiu worn as cloaks over their shoulders. They are standing in front of the Moutoa Flag ...

Māori women dress reformers, 1906

In the late 19th century the more restrictive elements of women's clothing, like corsets and bustles, were abandoned by some and replaced with 'rational dress' comprising a jacket, blouse and knickerbockers (baggy, knee-length trousers). Knickerbockers were only for the daring and ...

Three unidentified Maori women from Ngai Tuhoe with cloaks and taiaha | National Library of New Zealand

Three unidentified Maori women from Ngai Tuhoe, wearing cloaks. Two wear white feathers in their hair and hold taiaha. Kowhaiwhai patterns can be s...

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Māori women at land court meeting, Tokaanu, 1914

Under the Native Land Court acts of 1862 and 1865, the courts were able to grant certificates of title to the ‘owners’ of Māori land. This law introduced the concept of absolute ownership into Māori society and made the transfer of Māori land ...

Kakahu | Māori Cloaks | Collections Online

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Maori Poineer patch - Page 6 - British & Commonwealth Military Badge Forum

Page 6- Maori Poineer patch New Zealand Badges

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A chieftainess of Taupo and the King Country: the late Te Rerehau, wife of Te Heuheu Tukino | NZETC

Welcoming the Māori Battalion

The Ngāti Pōneke club was joined by other tribes in a formal welcome at Wellington for the returning men of the Māori Battalion in 1946. Here women perform a waiataā-ringa (action song) during the ceremony.

Who are Tuhoe?

Romanticised one moment, betrayed the next, the Tuhoe tribe of Te Urewera have been an enigma to outsiders for 150 years. Now, with settlement of its Treaty of Waitangi claims in sight, the iwi reasserts its right to determine its own destiny.

Men and children at Pūtiki pā

Māori men, girls and boys gather in front of a traditionally-carved pātaka (storehouse) at Pūtiki pā, in the 1910s or 1920s.

Why wasn’t I told? | New Zealand Geographic

Why wasn’t I told?

This year, for the first time in the 150-year saga of Parihaka, the government is preparing to apologise for one of New Zealand history’s most deplorable acts: the invasion and sacking of a Māori pacifist community and the imprisonment without trial of its leaders, Te Whiti o Rongomai and Tohu Kākahi. Yet for many New Zealanders, the word “Parihaka” still draws a blank. On hearing the story for the first time, they ask: why wasn't I told?

Women in Uniform in World War Two | Glamour Daze

A look at the uniforms of 1940s Wartime Women - British, Australian, New Zealand, Canadian and American, who served in WW2