Arowhenua Maori Womens Welfare League

In the 1930’s the Arowhenua Māori Womens Institute was started which in 1953 joined the Māori Womans Welfare League, two years after the establishment of the national body. The purpose of both the Institute and League was to support the wellbeing of Māori women and their whānau. 

The league is an important part of the unique history of Te Hapa o Niu Tireni and many of our strongest community leaders have also been active league members. 

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