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

The Maori chief Hone Heke starts a war by chopping down the British flagpole at Kororāreka.

The arrival of Europeans to New Zealand starting from the 17th century brought enormous change to the Māori way of life. Māori people gradually adopted many aspects of Western society and culture. Initial relations between Māori and Europeans were largely amicable, and with the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840 the two cultures coexisted as part of a new British colony.

All 'e Same t'e Pakeha (Te Aho-o-te-Rangi Wharepu, Ngati Mahuta), oil on canvas painting by Charles Goldie, Dunedin Public Art Gallery - Wikipedia

Mihi Kōtukutuku- Colonisation (of New Zealand): Māori women traditionally had a say in the affairs of the tribe, and could inherit land. However, European settlers often preferred to deal with men. Only 13 women signed the Treaty of Waitangi. Māori women continued to fight for land rights, and for the vote for women...

Mihi Kōtukutuku aka Stirling was a high-born woman of Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and Ngāti Porou descent. She is among the cohort of East Coast women who are renowned for speaking on the marae.

The Treaty Of Waitangi must be the most sacred, revered and talked about document in New Zealand history. The drama begins on 3rd of February, 1840 as Busby ...

The Treaty Of Waitangi must be the most sacred, revered and talked about document in New Zealand history. The drama begins on of February, 1840 as Busby .

The Treaty of Waitangi: An Introduction

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Learn about the Treaty of Waitangi at Te Papa Signs of a Nation | Ngā Tohu Kotahitanga - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, NZ

Treaty of Waitangi at Te Papa Signs of a Nation

Signing the Treaty of Waitangi 1840

The Treaty of Waitangi was signed in Why didn't Indigenous Australians get the same?

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