Story: Nepia, George

George Nepia with his son on their farm at Rangitukia, East Coast, 1935

George Nepia with his son

George Nepia is shown with his son on their farm at Rangitukia on the East Coast in 1935. That year, Nepia captained the New Zealand Maori rugby team on its tour of Australia, then left to play rugby league professionally in England.

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Robin C. McConnell. 'Nepia, George', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998, updated October, 2013. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/4n6/nepia-george (accessed 28 February 2020)