Events In History
22 May 1995Waikato-Tainui sign Deed of Settlement with the Crown
Waikato–Tainui was the first iwi to reach an historial Treaty of Waitangi settlement with the Crown for injustices going back to the 1860s. The Deed of Settlement included cash and land valued at a total of $170 million. Read more...
Māori reactions to serving in the First World War largely reflected iwi experiences of British actions in the 19th century.
- Page 3 - Resistance to conscriptionIn his recruitment waiata, 'Te ope tuatahi', Ngata made it clear that the replacement recruits that he and his colleagues had raised all came from the East Coast tribes of Mahaki,
There are always supporters and opponents of a country fighting a war. Over 2500 conscientious objectors lost their civil rights in New Zealand for refusing to serve in the First World War.
- Page 5 - Māori objectionMāori served in the First World War in the Native Contingent. At home, there was some strong Māori opposition to
Amalgamating Māori into colonial settler society was a key part of British policy in New Zealand after 1840. Economic and social change, along with land-purchase programmes, were central to this process.
- Page 8 - The Waikato-Tainui claimThe Waikato-Tainui people and the Crown signed a Deed of Settlement in 1995. It included a formal apology for Crown actions in the wars of the 1860s that had brought devastation
Tāwhiao, Tukaroto Potatau Matutaera
Tāwhiao's father Pōtatau was the first Māori King, and on his death in 1860 Tāwhiao inherited the kingship and the spiritual leadership of his people. He was king for the next 34 years, including the most turbulent period in New Zealand's race relations history.Read more...
Te Wherowhero, Pōtatau
In the 1850s, a movement was set up to appoint a Māori king who would unite the tribes, protect land from further sales and make laws for Māori to follow. Te Wherowhero became the first Māori king in 1858.Read more...
Hērangi, Te Kirihaehae Te Puea (Princess Te Puea)
Biography of Te Puea Hērangi, granddaughter of the second Māori King. Te Puea was a prominent advocate for Tainui in the first half of the twentieth century.Read more...
Eva Rickard was one of the most outspoken Māori land-rights campaigners of the 1970s.Read more...
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- musket wars
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- land confiscation
- pacific islanders
- conscientious objection
- narrow neck camp
- maori land
- eva rickard
- rua kenana
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- waikato wars
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