The 28 (Maori) Battalion is justly famous for its daring exploits and sacrifices in North Africa and Italy.
In July 1940, Wiremu Tau Hapa of Ōtangaroa wrote to Prime Minister Peter Fraser offering land and labour for the war effort.
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Angela Wanhalla, one of the primary investigators of the Te Hau Kāinga project, gave a talk at the National Library on 2 September, 2020 on "'A real war job at...
In 18-20 October 1944, over 400 delegates from iwi across the country assembled together in the Ngati-Poneke Hall in Wellington.
During the Second World War, many young Māori moved to cities from largely rural areas to work in essential industries.
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Numerous Māori-led organisations were established during the war years. These groups often combined patriotic and fund-raising activities with political advocacy and cultural performance.
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That Māori served overseas in a separate unit, the 28th Maori Battalion, is relatively well known.