England and the Maori Wars
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Published by Ayer Co Pub .
Written in English


  • History,
  • History: World,
  • New Zealand,
  • 1843-1870

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages423
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8205896M
ISBN 100836959833
ISBN 109780836959833

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The Musket Wars were a series of as many as 3, battles and raids fought throughout New Zealand (including the Chatham Islands) among Māori between and , after Māori first obtained muskets and then engaged in an intertribal arms race in order to gain territory or seek revenge for past defeats. The battles resulted in the deaths of betw people and the Date: – The New Zealand Wars were a series of conflicts- mainly in the North Island between the native Maori, British troops and occasionally settlers. The causes of the wars are believed to be the sudden influx of European settlers to New Zealand (far more arrived than the Maoris anticipated), and the struggle for control of the land that followed. Harrop, Angus J. , England and the Maori wars / by A.J. Harrop New Zealand Times ; Whitcombe & Tombs London: Australia Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. The Maori hunted, fished, and farmed their new land, and had plenty of wood from the forests to carve canoes and make buildings. As their population grew, their society became more warlike. Maori were the only people living in New Zealand until European settlers arrived in

The larger part of the book: 'The Defenders of New Zealand' is a 'short biography of colonialists who distinguished themselves in upholding her Majesty's supremacy in these islands'. It briefly examines the lives of many early New Zealand colonialists and gives an account of their role in the Maori Wars. 19th Century Books. Octavius Hadfield, The Second Year of One of England’s Little Wars, London, (the North Taranaki War ). F.E. Maning, Old New Zealand. A Tale of the Good Old Times by a Pakeha Maori, Auckland, John Eldon Gorst, The Maori King, new edition edited by K.O. Arvidson, Sir JE Alexander, Incidents of the Maori War, London, (the North Taranaki War). Nevertheless, the British were fairly tolerant of the Maori in general and when the British formalized the colony with the Treaty of Waitingi, the Maori were equal partners. Of course, this peaceful coexistence lasted only a few decades, and by the latter half of . The Legends of Maui are deeply rooted in New Zealand's history and culture. Māori were the first to arrive in New Zealand, journeying in canoes from Hawaiki about 1, years ago. A Dutchman, Abel Tasman, was the first European to sight the country but it was the .

  Maori: A Novel - Ebook written by Alan Dean Foster. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Maori: A Novel. This is a very interesting story about the people living and working in New Zealand in the middle 's. Having read other books on the Maori people, I found this book to be realistic and entertaining. The personal relationship between the Maori and the Europeans is very well presented. The characters and their dialog is realistic and well done/5(60). Reviewed by Ashleigh BOOK BASICS Author: Deborah Challinor Publisher & Pages: HarperCollins, pages Audience: General Blurb: When armed conflict drives a wedge between Maori and Pakeha, not everyone can choose sides easily. For Isla McKinnon, the choices are bitter. Taken in by local Maori when her parents are brutally murdered, she has grown to womanhood and taken a Maori husband.   A world traveler who has visited more than one hundred countries, he was particularly taken with the unique history of New Zealand, which resulted in his writing the historical novel Maori. The New York Times –bestselling author of more than one hundred ten books, Alan Dean Foster is one of the most prominent writers of modern science : Open Road Media.