Kōrero: Wellington region

Graves at Battle Hill

Graves at Battle Hill

These graves at Battle Hill, north of Pāuatahanui, include those of a soldier and sailor, two of the three government troops killed in the 1846 encounter with Te Rangihaeata. Buried nearby are the Abbott family, who settled there in 1860 and named the area after the battle.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Private collection
Photograph by Chris Maclean

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Chris Maclean, 'Wellington region - The struggle to survive: 1840–1865', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13238/graves-at-battle-hill (accessed 4 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Chris Maclean, updated 1 Aug 2015