Kōrero: The New Zealanders

Musings in Maori-land

Musings in Maori-land

Māori were a unique, distinguishing element of New Zealand life. For a time around the 1900s Australians called New Zealand ‘Maoriland’ and a few New Zealanders also used the name. The poet Thomas Bracken collected his verse under the title Musings in Maori-land, with images which were appropriately nationalistic.

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Jock Phillips, 'The New Zealanders - Maorilanders', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/1930/musings-in-maori-land (accessed 8 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 20 May 2015