Story: Tapsell, Enid Marguerite Hamilton

With the governor-general

With the governor-general

Enid Tapsell and her husband Kouma talk to Governor-General Sir Bernard Freyberg (right) in the early 1960s. By this time Enid had written numerous articles and radio scripts on Māori culture, women’s lives and natural history, and she was a driving force behind the establishment of the Rotorua museum.

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Paul Tapsell. 'Tapsell, Enid Marguerite Hamilton', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 January 2022)