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Encircled Lands. Te Urewera 1820-1921. Judith Binney. (2009) 2010. Bridget Williams Books, Wellington

Te Rohe Potae o Te Urewera: the first hundred years following European contact

In 1872 Te Urewera became a self governing district, lead by Te Whitu Tekau (The Seventy)
Despite this more land was taken until Te Rohe Potae o Te Urewera Agreement was ratified in 1896
Then in 1921-22 the Agreement was abolished by Law and more land became alienated ...

Information about:
Te Kooti in the Urewera
Missionaries who walked through the area on their journeys
Land confiscated, taken and sold
1860s destruction of crops by Government troops. People leaving the land under military pressure
1898 famine
Rua Kenana and police raid on Maungapohatu 1916

Extensive information tables naming hapu, chiefs, kainga, population numbers at various dates. Sources: Colenso; Best; Mair, Hunter Brown; Census records

Maps show boundaries, confiscation lines; some partitions; kainga
Over 150 old photos show House paintings & carvings; many Meeting Houses & pa; portraits: both Maori & military; signatures on documents

670pp; b/w & coloured photos; whakapapa; maps; tables; index; bibliography; appendices; large heavy thick hard covers with dust jacket; excellent condition; brand new

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Text Copyright 2010
Collectible Books, Napier

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