Story: Musket wars

Kapiti Island

Kapiti Island

Kāpiti Island is in the background at right, with Tāhoramaurea Island on the left and Motungārara to the right. Te Rauparaha's village is on the right side of Tāhoramaurea.

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Reference: E-296-q-043-4
Ink and watercolour sketch by Richard Taylor

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How to cite this page:

Basil Keane, 'Musket wars - Ngāti Toa and allies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/38091/kapiti-island (accessed 12 December 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 20 Jun 2012