Story: Te tango whenua – Māori land alienation

Confiscated land areas

This map of the North Island is from the late 1860s. The boundaries, which have been added later, show the main areas of land confiscated by the Crown after the New Zealand wars of that decade. Smaller parcels of land outside these boundaries were also confiscated.

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Auckland City Libraries – Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: NZ Map 471

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How to cite this page:

Richard Boast, 'Te tango whenua – Māori land alienation - Raupatu – confiscations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/19520/confiscated-land-areas (accessed 11 August 2020)

Story by Richard Boast, published 24 Nov 2008, updated 1 Jul 2015