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Kent and Dillon : seamen, traders, history changers

documentary heritage
  • Description

    "History book about musket trading in the north of New Zealand to balance Ngapuhi superiority"--Publisher description.

  • Place
  • Other Id

    DU423.W35 (Library of Congress Call Number)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Kent and Dillon : seamen, traders, history changers
  • Primary Maker

     P. D. Mataga (Author)

     Scott Mataga (Contributor)

  • Contributor/Publisher
    Opuzen Press
  • Place
  • Date
    Mar 2023
  • Production date notes
  • Physical Description

    173 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 26 cm.

  • Language
  • Level of Current Record
    Bib record
  • Member Object

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  • Subject Category
  • Content
    Introduction -- 1820: Ngapuhi as traders and warriors -- 1821: Ngati Paoa, Ngati Maru and Waikato -- 1821-1822: Hongi's raids on Ngati Paoa, Ngati Maru and Waikato -- 1823-1825: Respite from Ngapuhi for Waikato, Ngati Paoa and Ngati Maru -- 1823-1827: Peter Dillon's critical role in the Tamaki Strait trade -- 1824-1827: Hongi's peace; Pomare's defeat; Ngati Paoa's return to Tamaki Strait; Repulse of the Ngapuhi Utu raid for Pomare -- Captain Kent, NSW Government explorer and Hokianga trader -- 1826-1828: The Wherowhero rebuilds Waikato; Ngapuhi disarray -- 1828: Kent makes dramatic changes to his trading arrangement -- 1828: Kent sets up trading arrangements at Kawhia in conjunction with Te Wherowhero -- 1829-1833: Ngati Mahuta's success in the trading of flax for muskets -- 1835: Onwards: Te Wherowhero's influence on New Zealand's history -- Appendices: Ship visits to the Bay of Islands and Hokianga 1804-1830 ; Short biographies of Kent's first traders ; Flax ; The mysterious 'Brian Boru' ; The influence of Hongi's visit to England on his future strategies.
  • Copyright
    All rights reserved
  • Last Update
    19 Jun 2023
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