Story: Ngāpuhi

‘New Zealand war expedition’, 1835

‘New Zealand war expedition’, 1835

This engraving by the missionary Henry Williams was first printed in 1835 but dates from the 1820s when Ngāpuhi, armed with muskets purchased from Europeans, went on expeditions of conquest across much of the North Island.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PUBL-0031-1835-1
Wood engraving after a drawing by Henry Williams

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ngāpuhi - Early European contact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 April 2024)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017