Story: West Coast region

West Coast women (2nd of 2)

West Coast women

Women appear infrequently in images of West Coast life. As this Greymouth mural suggests, they traditionally played a support role in the home.

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Simon Nathan, 'West Coast region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/21050/west-coast-women (accessed 24 September 2019)

Story by Simon Nathan, updated 7 Sep 2016