Kōrero: Irish

‘The invasion of Auckland by the Ngatipaoa’

‘The invasion of Auckland by the Ngatipaoa’

This 1892 painting by Kennett Watkins recalls an incident over 40 years before. Governor George Grey, with the support of the 58th Regiment and the Royal New Zealand Fencibles, met a group of Māori who had arrived by canoe. Many of the soldiers in the British regiments in New Zealand were Irish.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: C-033-003
Lithograph by Kennett Watkins

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Irish - Migration 1800–1850', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/3840/the-invasion-of-auckland-by-the-ngatipaoa (accessed 15 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015