Kōrero: Taranaki tribe

Government forces near Parihaka

Government forces near Parihaka

In 1881 over 1,500 troops were sent to occupy the Taranaki village of Parihaka and disperse its inhabitants. Parihaka was the centre of a peaceful movement to resist the European occupation of land confiscated from Māori. This photograph shows members of the Constabulary Field Force awaiting orders to advance on the settlement.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, W. A. Collis Collection
Reference: 10x8-1081

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Te Miringa Hōhaia, 'Taranaki tribe - Resistance', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/1878/government-forces-near-parihaka (accessed 2 October 2020)

He kōrero nā Te Miringa Hōhaia, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017