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    27 June 1860 AWMM
    Puke-ta-kauere (27 June 1860) AWMM
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  • Wereta, Ngati Maniapoto chief is named by Cowan (1922-23: Vol 1: 184) as killed at Puketakauere

    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. 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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