Story: Ngāpuhi

Ngāpuhi land loss (1st of 3)

Ngāpuhi land loss

This map, originally prepared for the unpublished centennial historical atlas in the 1940s, identifies in red the land purchased by Europeans up to 1850. At this time, apart from the hinterland of the Bay of Islands and some isolated pockets in the Hokianga, most of the land was still in Māori hands.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Mapcoll-CHA-6/2/1-Acc.38310

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How to cite this page:

Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ngāpuhi - Early European contact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 June 2024)

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