Story: Henry, Annie

Annie Henry

Annie Henry

Annie Henry (seated, right), with fellow deaconess, Sister Isabel (centre back), Tuhoe chief Tawhare (seated, centre) and his iwi. Henry built an affectionate bond with the Tuhoe people during her time amongst them as a Presbyterian missionary from 1917 until 1948. This photograph appears to have been taken when she was presented with gifts, including a calabash said to have been brought to New Zealand on the Mataatua canoe and an iron pot believed to have come from James Cook's .

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sister Annie Henry Collection (PAColl-6098)
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How to cite this page:

James Veitch. 'Henry, Annie', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 October 2021)