Story: Ngā tāone nui – Māori and the city

Māori performing group in London

Māori performing group in London

This image shows a performing Māori group in London in 1863 with their interpreter. There was enough interest in Māori performances at this time, when Māori were fighting the British in New Zealand, that there were actually two performing groups in London at the same time.

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Aroha Harris, 'Ngā tāone nui – Māori and the city - Māori visit overseas cities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/24839/maori-performing-group-in-london (accessed 12 August 2020)

Story by Aroha Harris, published 11 Mar 2010