National Geographic : 1943 Apr
London Electrotype Agency In an Old War Canoe near Auckland, New Zealand's Governor General Rides in State with Maoris, One ofBritain's Fighting Peoples A century ago the Polynesian Maoris were in revolt, but since the peace of 1871 they have settled down to the ways of civilization. They may vote and sitinoffice. There are some 92,000 (page 509). Maoris serving in Egypt and Libia made a reputation for savage bayonet assaults against the Germans.