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Dame Whina Cooper: A NZ iconic photo of Dame Whina and her mokopuna. Write a recount of the dialogue between the pair as they walked together returning to Dame Whina's house in the Far North.
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 ...