Story: Tūranga i te hapori – status in Māori society

Wedding party, Wairarapa

Wedding party, Wairarapa

This is the wedding party at the marriage of Wi Te Tau and Te Haumihiata Te Atua in 1909. The entire group is very stylishly dressed, and they clearly represent early middle-class Māori.

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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 29 January 2022)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 May 2011