Story: Ashton-Warner, Sylvia Constance

Sylvia with her baby son, 1938 (2nd of 3)

Sylvia with her baby son, 1938

Sylvia carries her son, Ashton, pīkau-style – as used by many Māori women to carry their children. At the time, the family was living in Horoera, near East Cape.

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How to cite this page:

Sue Middleton. 'Ashton-Warner, Sylvia Constance', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 January 2022)