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    27 June 1860 AWMM
    Puke-ta-kauere (27 June 1860) AWMM
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  • Matiu Waeroa, Kingi's brother was reported killed at Puketakauere in the 'Journal of Events' dated 1 July 1860 and published in The Taranaki Herald 7 July 1860.

    J.C. Richmond wrote on 2 July 1860 that the killed included "Matiu, King’s brother" (Scholefield 1960 I:607)

    Grayling’s list of Maori casualties, said to have been derived from Maori sources, ‘Names of Leading Chiefs that have fallen’ are: ‘Matiu Te Waero, Wi Kingi’s brother' (Grayling 1862:93; Fig. 3).

    The Taranaki Herald 7 July 1860. Grayling, W.I. 1862. The War in Taranaki, During the Years 1860-61. New Plymouth, G.W. Woon. 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 AWMM
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    27 June 1860 Prickett, (2005).
    PuketakauereTaranaki Prickett, (2005).
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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
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