Story: Māori newspapers and magazines – ngā niupepa me ngā moheni

Donald McLean, 1863

Donald McLean, 1863

Government land agent Donald McLean is one of the men standing in the left foreground of this 1863 drawing. It shows a meeting of settlers at Pāwhakairo, a pā near present-day Taradale, Napier, where McLean was then living. McLean was one of a number of Māori-speaking Pākehā who edited Māori-language newspapers in the 19th century.

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Reference: PUBL-0033-1863-436

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Jane McRae, 'Māori newspapers and magazines – ngā niupepa me ngā moheni - Government newspapers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/42401/donald-mclean-1863 (accessed 19 September 2021)

Story by Jane McRae, published 22 Oct 2014