Nō Te Rarawa a Whina Cooper, ā, ka ārahi i te iwi Māori mai i te tekau tau 1950. Ko ia tonu te perehitini tuatahi o te Rōpū Wāhine Toko i te Ora, engari, i hau ōna rongo mō te ārahi i te hīkoi rongonui mai i Te Hāpua i Te Hiku-o-te-Ika ki te Pāremata i Pōneke.
Whina Cooper (Te Rarawa) found a role as a pan-tribal Māori leader from the 1950s. She was the foundation president of the Māori Women's Welfare League, but is best known for leading the famous 1975 land march from Te Hāpua (in the far north) to Parliament in Wellington.
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Read about the Te Rarawa iwi on Te Ara – the Encyclopedia of New Zealand.
Read about Whina Cooper's involvement in the 1975 land march on NZHistory.
Updated on 23rd July 2015