Kōrero: Economy

Māori couple, Wellington, 1950s

Māori couple, Wellington, 1950s

From the mid-19th century Māori lost land and population, and their rural economy was increasingly marginalised. As jobs appeared in the main centres after the Second World War, many moved to the city for jobs and the attractions of urban life.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Brian Easton, 'Economy - The Māori economy: a history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/3736/maori-couple-wellington-1950s (accessed 5 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Brian Easton, updated 1 Sep 2016