Story: Ngāpuhi

European land holdings, 1860 (2nd of 3)

European land holdings, 1860

Ten years later, as this centennial historical atlas map shows, Māori still held substantial areas of land. Purchases (indicated in red) had occurred around Whāngārei, 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 23 October 2019)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 3 Mar 2017