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|Title:||TE ARAWA: A History of the Arawa People|
|Author(s):||STAFFORD , D M|
|New / Used:||Used|
|Book Type:||Large paperback|
|Published By:||AH & AW Reed|
|Size (mm):||170 w x 225 h x 55 d|
Excellent original condition, light handling wear on dust jacket, pages clean. Images depict all need to know detail.
This history of Te Arawa, who today occupy the Rotorua lakes district and part of the central Bay of Plenty coastline, is notable for its readable scholarship.
Chapters include: The Beginning; The Canoe; The Journey to New Zealand; Exploration by Ihenga; Hatupatu and Kurangaituku; The Curse of Manaia and its Sequel; The Destruction of Ngati Kahupungapunga; Further Settlement of the Lakes District; The Capture of Moura by Tutanekai; The Beginning of the Wars at Rotoiti; The Invasion and Capture of Maketu; The Taking of Maunganui; Trouble at Rotorua with Tamamutu of Taupo; An Arawa Army goes to Waikato; Trouble in the Te Puke Area; Ngati Pukenga; Te Ramaapakura; Pukekaikahu; Thomas Chapman, his Wife and Helpers Settle in Rotorua; Visit of Governor Sir George Grey; Arawa become Involved in Maori-Pakeha Wars; Death of Fulloon and the Attack on Te Teko; Te Kooti and the Whitmore Expedition; Attack on Rotorua by Te Kooti; Conclusion of Urewera Campaigns.
Includes a 5 page Genealogical Index.
Illustrated throughout with b&w images, maps on end papers.
Increasingly hard to find