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These maps chart the loss of Māori land (shaded blue) in the North Island between 1860 and 2000. The Crown and the New Zealand Company had purchased nearly 99% of the South Island by 1865. For details, see the Ngāi Tahu land claim.
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'Maori land loss, 1860-2000', URL: http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/interactive/maori-land-1860-2000, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 19-Sep-2014