'Nga Tama Toa - The Price of Citizenship - C Company, 28th Maori Battalion'
On behalf of the Nga Taonga a Nga Tama Toa Trust, this year Monty will publish a history of the Maori war effort in World War Two, based on the records of the tribes of Te Tairawhiti.
Monty Soutar is Director of Gisborne’s Tairawhiti Museum. He was previously a Fellow in Maori History at the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. He is a member of the National Archives Council and a Guardian of the Alexander Turnbull Library. He has significant experience in historical research, vast experience in dealing with Maori Land Court records and has worked widely with iwi and Maori communities. In 2002, Monty was appointed to the Waitangi Tribunal.
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