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Identifier: geographyofnewze00mars
Title: The geography of New Zealand. Historical, physical, political, and commercial
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Authors: Marshall, Patrick, 1869-1950 Gregory, J. W. (John Walter), 1864-1932 Hamilton, Augustus, 1854-1913 Hogben, George, 1853-1920
Subjects: New Zealand -- Description and travel
Publisher: Christchurch [etc.] : Whitcombe and Tombs limited
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN


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llets.First Wanganui and the West Coast towns werethreatened, but the regulars under General Chute,stimulated by Sir George Grey, who was thenGovernor, successfully arrested the advance of theMaoris. On the East Coast there was a similar out-break, which was also checked. In both instancesthe troops were greatly assisted by colonialvolunteers, and the members of loyal native tribes.The last, on one occasion, on their own initiativeattacked and overthrew at Moutoa, on the WanganuiRiver, a formidable band of Hau Haus proceedingwith the expressed intention of sacking W^anganui. Resistance was being gradually overcome when,in 1868, the Poverty Bay Massacre occurred. Thiswas perpetrated by Te Kooti, a native prisoner whohad been banished to the Chatham Islands. Afterorganising a rebellion there, he had captured a 48 GEOGRAPHY OP NEW ZEALAND vessel, and landed in Poverty Bay. After this thewar resolved itself into a chase of Te Kooti, whoswept through the land like a l&rebrand. Fighting

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Pehi Hitana Turoa, a Maori Chief, who was one of theleaders of the Hau-haus at the Battle of Moutoa. on the colonial side was now, through the self-reliantpolicy of the Government, maintained solely bycolonial troops, volunteers, and friendly natives.Though never captured, Te Kooti was so harassed THE PKOVINCES 49 that his power was shattered, uud, iu 1870, he foundshelter iu the fastnesses of the King Country, Aformal pardon was granted to him in 1883. The campaign on the colonial side was conductedwith great spirit under enormous difficulties, incountry covered with semi-tropical primeval bush,by Colonel Whitmore, Colonel Macdonnell, andothers, who had the very important assistance ofMaori auxiliaries under Major Kemp (Kepa),Ropata, and other chiefs. Without their aid thecampaign would have been greatly j)rolonged andmuch less successful. Later Provinces.—The six provinces establishedby the Constitution Act of 1852 were added to insubsequent years, for important settlements werefo


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bookid:geographyofnewze00mars bookyear:1905 bookdecade:1900 bookcentury:1900 bookauthor:Marshall__Patrick__1869_1950 bookauthor:Gregory__J__W___John_Walter___1864_1932 bookauthor:Hamilton__Augustus__1854_1913 bookauthor:Hogben__George__1853_1920 booksubject:New_Zealand____Description_and_travel bookpublisher:Christchurch__etc_____Whitcombe_and_Tombs_limited bookcontributor:University_of_California_Libraries booksponsor:MSN bookleafnumber:62 bookcollection:cdl bookcollection:americana

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