The Great War for New Zealand: Waikato 1800–2000 Past Event Mon 21 Nov 2016, 6pmAuditorium, Level 2, Free The Great War for New Zealand: Waikato 1800–2000 by Vincent O’Malley.Image: BWB Bridget Williams Books. Acknowledging an important history Join us to mark a significant new publication on the Waikato War with Mihingarangi Forbes (Chair), leading the discussion between Tom Roa and Rahui Papa (Waikato-Tainui) and author Vincent O’Malley. About the panel Mihi Forbes (Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Paoa) Mihi is an international award-winning journalist and television presenter, currently Specialist Correspondent, Māori Affairs, for Radio New Zealand. Tom Roa (Puurekireki Marae) Tom is negotiator for Te Arataura, Waikato-Tainui, and a lecturer in Māori and Indigenous Studies at the University of Waikato. Rahui Papa (Poohara Marae) Rahui is Chairman for Te Arataura, Waikato-Tainui, and currently co-chairs the Ngaati Koroki-Kahukura Tribal Trust. Vincent O’Malley Vincent is a founding partner of HistoryWorks, and has written a number of books on New Zealand history prior to The Great War for New Zealand. About the book Spanning nearly two centuries from first contact through to settlement and apology, The Great War for New Zealand focuses on the human impact of the Waikato War, its origins and aftermath. Launched at the Waahi Poukai on 8 October, the book arrives as the Government announces a national day of commemoration for the land wars and key sites are returned to iwi. Find out more at the book's Facebook page.