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Lady Liverpool's and Mrs Pomare’s Maori Soldiers' Fund

1915 – 1921

Theme: Māori

This essay written by Tania Rei was first published in Women Together: a History of Women's Organisations in New Zealand in 1993.

In 1915, Mīria Woodbine Pōmare and Lady Annette Liverpool, wife of the then Governor-General, together began Lady Liverpool's and Mrs Pomare's Maori Soldiers' Fund to support the soldiers of the Maori Pioneer Contingent, formed in September 1914.

Mīria Pōmare

Mildred Amelia (Mīria) Tapapa Woodbine Pōmare, circa 1920s.

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