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Born Josephine Te Wake on the shores of Hokianga Harbor, New Zealand, on December 9, 1895; died in Panguru on March 26, 1994;.

In 1951 Cooper was elected the first president of the Māori Women’s Welfare League. In 1932 the gift of the Waitangi homestead and 1,000 acres to the nation by Governor General and Lady Bledisloe gave a focus to Hēnare's efforts for his people.

Richard Gilbert was her first husband.

Singer Jacinta Kerepeti says she hears the wisdom of her great-grandmother Dame Whina Cooper in her head when she’s in need of inspiration.

He reveals that during test screenings of the movie to. William Cooper was her second husband. .

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It may be, therefore, The photograph of Mrs Whina Cooper at the 1955 Dominion Conference is by Hill Thomas Limited. . .

. In 1975, at the age of 79, she walked.

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The indomitable spirit of a frail old lady who was never frail resides in the Nahareta cemetery beneath her beloved Panguru mountain.

. She died on March 26, 1994 in Hokianga, New Zealand.

Dame Whina Cooper’s life story always warranted film biography treatment, and Whina now delivers that story in cinematic fashion. Whina was born in Te Karaka, in northern Hokianga, at the end of 1895, and died in Panguru in early 1994, aged 98.

She died on March 26, 1994 in Hokianga, New Zealand.
She fought for the Māori to keep access to their land as well as for equal access to vital services, such as healthcare, housing, and education.
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. . Sep 18, 2020 · Who was Whina Cooper married to and when? Whina Cooper was born on December 9, 1895 in Te Karaka, New Zealand as Whina Josephine Te Wake.

Whina Cooper’s spirit also lies with the veterans of the momentous Land March and is born again in new generations of Māori activists. Whina was the. Dame Whina Cooper was considered by many to be the most determined woman in the country for her leadership in bringing to the country's attention the loss of Māori land ownership. . . Feb 23, 2020 · Whina was 98 when she died in 1994.

She fought for the Māori to keep access to their land as well as for equal access to vital services, such as healthcare, housing, and education.

May 29, 2022 - 183 likes, 6 comments - WHINA - IN NZ CINEMAS NOW (@whina_nzfilm) on Instagram: "Introducing Dame Whina Cooper's second love/husband William Cooper who is played by the talented. During a police interview, Tony.

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She was previously married to William Cooper and Richard Gilbert.

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Richard Gilbert was her first husband.

Whina Cooper was born Hohepine (Josephine) Te Wake at Te Karaka in northern Hokianga on 9 December 1895.