The New Zealand Wars – James Cowan

A history of the Maori Campaigns and the Pioneering Period Volume 1: 1845-1864Title:  The New Zealand Wars:  A History of the Maori Campaigns and the Pioneering Period:  Volume I: 1845-1864

Author:  James Cowan, F.R.G.S

Publication details: R. E. Owen, 1955, Wellington

Part of:  New Zealand Wars (1845 – 1872)


There are several chapters in this volume relating to the history of Patumahoe and Mauku, which are reproduced for you here:

Chapter 28:  The First Engagements

Chapter 32:  Patumahoe and Mauku – Includes  Engagement at Titi Hill, Mauku

Page 458: Forest Fighting – The Skirmish at the Big Clearing Patumahoe

Patumahoeorigin of name

Lt Norman & other stories – recollections from Major DH Lusk and settlers




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