Story: New Zealand wars

The attack on Gate Pā

In the television series The New Zealand wars, James Belich describes how following the bombardment of Gate Pā the British advanced into the only to be met by fighters, carefully hidden in the complex trench system, firing their guns. British casualties were heavy.

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Danny Keenan, 'New Zealand wars - Gate Pā, Tauranga', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 May 2022)

Story by Danny Keenan, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 8 Feb 2017