War in Waikato

Page 7 – Further information

This web feature was written by Steve Watters and produced by the NZHistory.net.nz team.

Links

  • Maori Wars – entry from An encyclopaedia of New Zealand (1966), which indicates how the wars were thought about half a century ago 
  • New Zealand Wars – a site run by Danny Keenan, formerly Associate Professor of Māori Studies, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Digitised texts relating to the New Zealand Wars – on the NZ Electronic Text Centre website (includes the James Cowan volumes mentioned below)
  • Dictionary of New Zealand Biography – contains biographical information on most of the people mentioned in this feature (see also the ‘Our land our people’ section for more general information about the 19th-century wars)
  • Invasion of the Waikato interactive map (Te Ara)
  • The Waikato War - Heritage New Zealand in conjunction with HamiltonWaikato.com have created a phone app and downloadable resources relating to the key battle sites
  • The New Zealand Wars – documentary narrated by James Belich (NZ On Screen)

The Governor - The Lame Seagull (Episode Five)

Books

  • 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: the Land Wars in Nineteenth Century New Zealand, Penguin, Auckland, 2009
  • Ian McGibbon (ed.), The Oxford companion to New Zealand military history, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 2000
  • 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 
  • Chris Pugsley, ‘Walking the Waikato Wars: Governor Grey starts a war’, New Zealand Defence Quarterly, no. 13 (Winter 1996), pp. 30–6
  • Chris Pugsley, ‘Walking the Waikato Wars: a halt before Meremere’, New Zealand Defence Quarterly, no. 14 (Spring 1996), pp. 28–33
  • Chris Pugsley, ‘Walking the Waikato Wars: controversy at Rangiriri’, New Zealand Defence Quarterly, no. 15 (Summer 1996), pp. 31–7
  • Chris Pugsley, ‘Walking the Waikato Wars: bypassing the Maori Maginot Line at Paterangi’, New Zealand Defence Quarterly, no. 16 (Autumn 1997), pp. 32–6
  • Chris Pugsley, ‘Walking the Waikato Wars: farce and tragedy at Rangiaohia’, New Zealand Defence Quarterly, no. 17 (Winter 1997), pp. 32–6
  • Chris Pugsley, ‘Walking the Waikato Wars: the siege of Orakau’, New Zealand Defence Quarterly, no. 18 (Spring 1997), pp. 32–6
  • Tim Ryan and Bill Parham, The colonial New Zealand wars, Grantham House, Wellington, 2002
How to cite this page

'Further information', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/war/war-in-waikato/further-information, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 2-Nov-2016