Story: Te tango whenua – Māori land alienation

Āpirana Ngata and Whina Cooper

Āpirana Ngata and Whina Cooper

Āpirana Ngata (left) stands next to a young Whina Cooper, in Opononi in the 1930s. The pair worked together in 1932 to push through a number of land development schemes in the Hokianga.

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Richard Boast, 'Te tango whenua – Māori land alienation - 20th-century developments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19540/apirana-ngata-and-whina-cooper (accessed 5 June 2020)

Story by Richard Boast, published 24 Nov 2008, updated 1 Jul 2015