Kōrero: European ideas about Māori

Maori soldiers

28 (Maori) Battalion, which fought in the Second World War, drew on Māori warrior traditions and gained a reputation as a fearsome foe. This warrior image was imprinted on European imaginations. Here Māori soldiers train in Northland in 1942.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 67. National Film Unit, 1942

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

James Belich, 'European ideas about Māori - Modern racial stereotypes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/29890/maori-soldiers (accessed 14 April 2021)

He kōrero nā James Belich, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011