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    6 November 1860 AWMM
    Mahoetahi (6 November 1860) AWMM
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  • Tamihana of Ngatikoroki is listed in the Mahoetahi casualties identified by Renata and recorded by Robert Parris of the Native Department, enclosed in General Pratt’s report to Browne, dated New Plymouth, 6 November 1860 (GBPP 1861). The same list is in The New Zealand Gazette, number 33, dated 7 November 1860 and in The Taranaki Herald of 10 November 1860. Pratt’s report names only those identified at Mahoetahi after the battle.

    The Taranaki Herald of 10 November 1860 reports that Renata, who identified the men was the only unwounded prisoner and said to be a Ngati Haua of rank (Maunsell to Richmond 15 Nov 1860, Scholefield 1960 I:659). ‘While the bodies of the rebels were lying after being placed in a row at Mahoetahi, the prisoner (Renata by name) was ordered to pass along and give their names to Mr Parris and Mr Hay.They were recorded by Robert Parris of the Native Department.

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    The Taranaki Herald 10 November 1860. Great Britain Parliamentary Papers (GBPP) 1861 [2798] Vol. XLI, pp. 167–168. Grayling, W.I. 1862. The War in Taranaki, During the Years 1860–61. New Plymouth, G.W. Woon. Cowan, J. 1922–23 The New Zealand Wars (2 vols). Wellington, Government Printer. Prickett, Nigel. 1994. Pakeha and Maori fortifications of the First Taranaki War, 1860–61. Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum 31: 1-87. Scholefield, G.H. 1960. The Richmond–Atkinson Papers. Wellington, Government Printer. Belich, J. 1986. The New Zealand Wars: and the Victorian interpretation of racial conflict. Auckland, Auckland University Press. Alington, M.H. 1988. Goodly Stones and Timbers. New Plymouth, St Mary’s Church. AWMM
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    6 November 1860 Prickett (2005).
    MahoetahiTaranaki Prickett (2005).
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    Unmarked grave, West of Cameron Road, Gate Pa, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
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    • Prickett, N. (2005). Maori Casualties of the First Taranaki War, 1860-61. Records of the Auckland Museum 42: 81-124. AWMM
    • Daily Southern Cross AWMM
      [Gate Pa Maori casualty list]. (1864, 5 May). The Daily Southern Cross. AWMM
    • British Parliamentary Papers (GBPP) AWMM
      Smith, T. (1864). List of Casualties on the Side of the Native Insurgents at the Attack on Pukehinahina on the 29th April 1864. British Parliamentary Papers (GBPP), [3386], XLI, 63-64. AWMM
    • Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of New Zealand. AWMM
      Smith, T. (1864). Return showing Native Settlements and Tribes in Tauranga . . .’. Appendices to the Journals of the House of Representatives (AJHR), E–2, 13. AWMM
    • Belich, J. (1986). The New Zealand Wars and the Victorian interpretation of racial conflict. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland University Press. AWMM
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