Kōrero: Nelson region

Church Hill fort, October 1843

Church Hill fort, October 1843

Following the Wairau affray, Nelson settlers feared attack by Māori. Church Hill was fortified and named Fort Arthur, and Māori were barred from attending church services for fear they would spy on the defences.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Nelson region - Māori history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/28820/church-hill-fort-october-1843 (accessed 8 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, updated 1 Aug 2015