The Governor - The Reverend Traitor (Episode One) | Television | NZ On Screen
The Governor - The Reverend Traitor (Episode One) - TV drama The Governor examined the life of Governor George Grey in six thematic parts. Grey's 'Good Governor' persona was undercut with laudanum, lechery and land confiscation. NZ televison's first historical blockbuster was hugely controversial, provoking a parliamentary inquiry and "test match sized" audiences. It won a 1978 Feltex Award for Best Drama. In first episode 'The Reverend Traitor', Grey arrives to colonial troubles…
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Hone Heke (?-1850) cutting down the British flag at Kororareka, now known as Russell // Hone Heke was one of the first Maori chiefs to support the Treaty of Waitangi between the Maori and the British in 1840, but later led widespread revolts after the agreement was broken // the New Zealand Wars lasted from 1845 to 1872