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Author Stone, R. C. J.

Title From Tāmaki-makau-rau to Auckland / R.C.J. Stone.

Published Auckland, N.Z. : Auckland University Press, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  993.2401 STON    DUE 10-09-19 BONUS OFFSITE
Physical description xiii, 342 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-340) and index.
Contents Tāmaki-makau-rau and its peoples -- From Waiohua to Ngāti Whātua, c. 1600-1800 -- Peace and war, c. 1800-21 -- War from the north, 1821-26 -- 'Wandering about the face of the earth', 1826-31 -- Years of exile, 1831-35 -- The search for peace, 1836-38 -- Return to Tāmaki -- Hobson, the Treaty and Tāmaki -- Hobson's choice -- The founding of Auckland.
Summary Drawing on oral histories of the indigenous Maori peoples of the area, archaeological evidence, and early missionaries' diaries and histories, this model of local history provides a comprehensive contextual history of the city of Auckland from first settlement of the area about 800 years ago up to 1840.
Subject Hobson, William, 1792-1842.
Maori (New Zealand people) -- New Zealand -- Auckland -- History.
Auckland (N.Z.) -- History.
ISBN 1869402596 (paperback) $59.95