Story: New Zealand wars

Taranaki war, 1863–64

The first page of this interactive map shows the scenes of renewed fighting between Māori and government forces from May 1863 until the end of April 1864 in Taranaki. Click through the series of slides to find an overview of later conflicts in Taranaki up to 1881.

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How to cite this page:

Danny Keenan, 'New Zealand wars - Pai Mārire, South Taranaki and Whanganui, 1864–1866', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 February 2023)

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