This 1993 artwork by Clive Arlidge, ‘Heke meets Black Jack’, reflects that fact that in 1844–45 Hone Heke Pōkai chopped down the flagstaff at Kororāreka, which was flying the Union Jack, four times. Heke had signed the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, but had become disillusioned with the British.
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Artwork by Clive Arlidge
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