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  • James Belich, The New Zealand Wars and the Victorian interpretation of racial conflict, Auckland University Press, Auckland, 1986
  • James Cowan, The New Zealand Wars, 2 volumes, reprinted by Government Printer, Wellington, 1983 (see also digitised versions of these volumes)
  • David Green, Battlefields of the New Zealand Wars: a visitor’s guide, Penguin, Auckland, 2010
  • Danny Keenan, Wars without end / Ngā pakanga o mua, revised edn, Penguin Random House, Auckland, 2021
  • Vincent O'Malley, The Great War for New Zealand, Waikato 1800–2000, Bridget Williams Books, Auckland, 2016
  • Nigel Prickett, Landscapes of conflict: a field guide to the New Zealand Wars, Random House, Auckland, 2002 
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'Further information', URL:, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 30-Sep-2021