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[1993 is the centennial Year of Women's Suffrage in New Zealand and also the United Nations Year of Indigenous Peoples.

To mark the occasion, the Waiatarau- Freeman's Bay branch of Te Rōpu Wāhine Toka i te Ora (The Māori Women's Welfare League) in collaboration with Te Reo O Aotearoa, devised a radio series called "Maioha", looking at the lives and accomplishments of a number of Māori women.

Interviews were made in both Māori and English. The interviewers were Puhi Rangiaho, Tawini Rangihau, Hemana Waaka and Hēnare te Ua.]

In this episode of "Maioha", Witarina Harris of Rotorua speaks with Hēnare Te Ua about her childhood, career path as a typist in Parliament, concerns for the Māori people, kohanga reo, role of women within Te Arawa, grandchildren.

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Year 1993

Reference number 42544

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits te Ua, Henare, 1933-2007, Interviewer
Harris, Witarina, 1906-2007, Interviewee

Duration 00:00:00

Date 20 Oct 1993