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The Ōrākei Petition, 1943

12 June, 2021 / Angela Wanhalla

It is impossible to comprehend the Māori war effort at home during the Second World War without reference to ongoing actions for historical redress and justice.

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Debates on the place of Māori in the Anglican Church.

04 June, 2021 / Lachy Paterson

Churches are cultural and social spaces as much as they are spiritual ones, and Māori have generally felt more comfortable in congregations where their tikanga, reo and identity have been...

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Community Work in the Anglican Māori Missions

14 May, 2021 / Lachy Paterson

When “missionaries” are mentioned, many New Zealanders would automatically think of New Zealand before the Treaty of Waitangi, or perhaps of later missions in Africa and other foreign places.

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Māori, Industrial Conscription, and the Manpower Appeal Boards

08 May, 2021 / Ross Webb

The regulations for industrial conscription, often called ‘manpowering’, were introduced in early 1942.

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Māori and the Mormon Church during the war

11 April, 2021 / Lachy Paterson

As in a number of faiths active among Māori during the Second World War, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints faced challenges through the war, but nevertheless tried...

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Our Summer Students’ Reports (2020-21)

06 April, 2021 / Maori Home Front

  The summer scholarship students have been one of the most rewarding aspects of the wider Te Hau Kāinga project.

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Māori Workers’ Dwellings at Pukehoke

26 March, 2021 / Lachy Paterson

Housing, or rather a lack of it, has been a festering sore in New Zealand for some years, with the current government seemingly unable to fix the problem.

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The Māori University Experience, World War II

19 March, 2021 / Zoe Thomas

The focus for my research project was Māori in tertiary education during World War II.

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Ōku Wheako Whaiaro

16 March, 2021 / Val Houkamau

The journey I had to finish this report was a long one.

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Pei Te Hurinui Jones: Shakespeare and Politics

13 March, 2021 / Lachy Paterson

In 1945 Pei Te Hurinui Jones stood as a candidate in the Western Māori seat; the following year he published his Māori translation of Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice.

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