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Go-betweens

An important feature of early cross-cultural contact in New Zealand was the role of intermediaries (kaiwhakarite) who acted as go-betweens – people from one culture who lived within the other culture and helped bridge the gap between the two. Read the full article

Page 1 - The go-betweens

An important feature of early cross-cultural contact in New Zealand was the role of intermediaries (kaiwhakarite) who acted as go-betweens – people from one culture who lived

Page 2 - Pākehā-Māori

Europeans who settled in Māori communities and adopted a Māori lifestyle were described as 'Pākehā-Māori'

Main image: Barnet Burns
The Pakeha–Maori Barnet Burns was described as 'a New Zealand Chief' in this advertisement for three lectures he delivered at the Mechanics' Institution in Lincoln, England in 1842.

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