Cyprian Bridge's watercolour shows British troops under Lieutenant-Colonel William Hulme attacking Hōne Heke Pōkai's new pā at Puketutu on 8 May 1845. Two groups wait in formation in the foreground. Hulme called off the attack when Te Ruki Kawiti's men, who had been hiding in bush outside the pā, and Heke’s force counter-attacked from different directions.
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