A number of firsts

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Born in Waihopo, Northland, Miraka Szaszy became a leader making significant contributions in education, broadcasting, social welfare and small business development.

Hers was a world of firsts - she was the first Māori woman to graduate with a degree from the Auckland University with a BA and DipSocSci and went on to become the first Māori woman to win a fellowship to the University of Hawai’i.

Listen as Miraka Szaszy discusses Māori women and their ability to achieve whatever kaupapa is set for them.

Image: Framegrab from Waka Huia, Miraka Szaszy, TVNZ, 1992

Catalogue Reference 42492

Year 1993

Credits

Interviewer: Hemana Waaka
Interviewee: Miraka Szaszy
Excerpt: 00:02:10

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