By 1872, the Tūhoe people were exhausted by years of war with the government, and deeply suspicious of the British Crown. This letter from Tūhoe leaders to the government set forth their conditions for peace; the tribal territory was defined; the tribal council Te Whitu Tekau had been established; there were to be no roads through Tūhoe territory, no surveys, and no leasing or selling of land.
Using this item
Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives (New Zealand), 1872, F–3a, p. 29.
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.
Add new comment