Story: Tūranga i te hapori – status in Māori society

Māori professionals: Whetū Tirikātene-Sullivan (3rd of 4)

Māori professionals: Whetū Tirikātene-Sullivan

Whetū Tirikātene-Sullivan sits beneath a portrait of her father, the late Sir Eruera Tirikātene. Both were members of Parliament, holders of the Southern Māori seat.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP-Portraits of New Zealanders-Tirikatene-Sullivan, Whetu-01
Photograph by Ray Pigney

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Basil Keane, 'Tūranga i te hapori – status in Māori society - Changes in leadership, 20th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 January 2022)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 May 2011