• Whina: Mother of the Nation

Whina: Mother of the Nation

  • $40.95
Duration: 50 minutes 

Year: 1994 
Aspect Ratio:
Rating: Exempt
 Bryan Bruce 

The autobiography of Maori land activist Dame Whina Cooper filmed two years before she died.
Born in an earth-floor whare she became a teacher, gum digger, rugby coach, midwife, a tribal leader, president of Maori Women's Welfare League and controversial leader of the Maori Land March. Who organized her first public protest at the age of 18.