Kōrero: Niueans

Niuean soldiers in Auckland, 1916

Niuean soldiers in Auckland, 1916

These young Niuean men, hosted by Nurse Hobbs at an Auckland Trained Nurses Club function, had never worn shoes before. Their feet were well adapted to traversing their rocky home isle, but not used to parade ground marching.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Auckland City Libraries – Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: 31-WP-8025

Permission of Auckland City Libraries Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Niueans - Migration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/714/niuean-soldiers-in-auckland-1916 (accessed 20 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015