Veronica Edith Hauraki

Veronica Hauraki has lived in Te Atatu and is married to Joe Hauraki. In 1970 she was awarded the Māori Council’s "Young Māori Woman of the Year".

Biographical sources

  • "People and Places: Woman of the Year." Te Ao Hou 70 (1972): 38.


  • "Language Key to Cultural Survival: Says ‘Māori Woman of 1970’ Mrs Veronica Hauraki." Te Māori: The Official Journal of the New Zealand Māori Council 2.4 (1971): 3.
  • In this article, Hauraki writes that there must be a concerted effort to save te reo Māori, and she asserts that if Māori "are to cope with the present" they need to be bi-lingual. She argues that the teaching of te reo Māori should begin with pre-school children.


  • "People and Places: Woman of the Year." Te Ao Hou 70 (1972): 38-41.
  • Taylor, C. R. H. A Bibliography of Publications on the New Zealand Māori and the Moriori of the Chatham Islands. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, Oxford UP, 1972. Addenda. 130.