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Biography

Ngāpuhi chief Te Pahi was the first influential Māori leader to have significant contact with British colonial officers.

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Articles

A frontier of chaos?

  • A frontier of chaos?

    In the years before the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, relations between Māori and Europeans were marred by a number of high-profile incidents.

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  • Page 4 - The Boyd incidentIn December 1809 the sailing ship Boyd was anchored in WhangaroaHarbour. It was attacked by a group of Māori who killed most of its crew and passengers in retaliation for the