Story: Māori overseas

Rugby league player Henry Perenara

Rugby league player Henry Perenara

Like many others before him, rugby league player Henry Perenara went to Australia in search of sporting success. In 2001, when this photograph was taken, Henry was playing for the Melbourne Storm. He had previously represented Auckland, the Junior Kiwis and Aotearoa Māori. Many Māori players are to be found in top-level rugby league teams in Australia and the United Kingdom.

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Reference: 9 May 2001

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Carl Walrond, 'Māori overseas - Settling in Australia', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/4166/rugby-league-player-henry-perenara (accessed 20 August 2019)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005