Māori - Settler Relations in New Plymouth before the Taranaki Wars or 1860

TitleMāori - Settler Relations in New Plymouth before the Taranaki Wars or 1860
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsBurke, R., Crawford J., & McGibbon I.
Book TitleTutu Te Puehu ,Fighting for Land
PublisherSteel Roberts
CityWellington
ISBN9780947493721
Abstract

Chapters discuss the Northern, Waikato, Taranaki, Urewera and other conflicts. Topics include the transportation of Maori prisoners to Van Diemen’s Land; the role of the militia, the navy and coastal steamers; military intelligence; the loyalty of many Maori to the Crown; the Arawa Flying Columns as an early special force; press reportage here and overseas; memorialisation of the wars; the Australian and imperial context — and more.