Story: Ngā rōpū – Māori organisations

Whina Cooper and her moko

Whina Cooper and her moko

This iconic shot of Whina Cooper with her mokopuna, three-year-old Irene Cooper, was taken as they set off to Wellington from the Far North on the hīkoi, the land march, in 1975.

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Basil Keane, 'Ngā rōpū – Māori organisations - Protest organisations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/29689/whina-cooper-and-her-moko (accessed 16 July 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jun 2017