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Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E! Maori in the First World War

Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E! Maori in the First World War

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When:

  • Tue 22 Oct, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Where:

Distinction Hotel, 175 - 185 Cuba St, Palmerston North

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

The newly released book Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E! Maori in the First World War explores the impact of the war on New Zealand society. From a population of 50,000, more than 2200 Māori served in the First World War; more than 330 of them died.

In this presentation you will hear some of their stories, told in detail for the first time in this book. Dr. Soutar is a senior historian with the Ministry for Culture and Heritage and was the World War One Historian-in-Residence at the Auckland War Memorial Museum He has worked widely with iwi and Māori communities.

Currently he is leading a digital project on Treaty of Waitangi Settlements in New Zealand.
Light refreshments from 5.30pm.
Presentation from 6pm.

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