General Chute's march
This watercolour by Gustavus von Tempsky shows Māori involved in Major General Trevor Chute's march around Mt Taranaki in January and February 1866. The purpose of the march was to destroy villages and traditional pā in Taranaki so as to forestall possible future resistance from this area...
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New Zealand's 19th-century wars - New Zealand's 19th-century wars
War changed the face of New Zealand in the 19th century. Many thousands of Māori died in intertribal Musket Wars between the 1810s and the 1830s. There were more deaths during the New Zealand Wars of the 1840s to 1870s between some Māori and the Crown, which for many tribes had dire consequences.