Story: New Zealand Wars

Roadside Stories: Trouble at Tuamarina

Tuamarino (now Tuamarina) in Marlborough was the site of a bloody conflict in June 1843 between New Zealand Company settlers and Ngāti Toa that is now known as the Wairau Incident.

Listen to a Roadside Story about the affray there. Roadside Stories is a series of audio guides to places around New Zealand.

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How to cite this page:

Danny Keenan, 'New Zealand Wars - New Zealand Wars overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/36887/roadside-stories-trouble-at-tuamarina (accessed 23 April 2024)

Story by Danny Keenan, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 29 Nov 2022