Story: Ngāpuhi

European land holdings, 1860 (2nd of 3)

European land holdings, 1860

Ten years later, as this map prepared for the centennial historical atlas shows, Māori still held substantial areas of land. Purchases (indicated in red) had occurred around Whangārei, and Europeans had also expanded their holdings in the Bay of Islands.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Ngāpuhi - Early European contact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 June 2024)

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