Kōrero: Economic history

Maungakiekie (One Tree Hill)

Maungakiekie (One Tree Hill)

During the 18th century, and probably earlier, there was considerable warfare between Māori tribes. This involved large investment in defensive fortifications such as this at Maungakiekie in Auckland. The destructive effects of fighting and the resources that were directed into building such pā absorbed much of the economic surplus and clearly affected the growth of capital such as preparation of new garden plots.

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Reference: Go18075bt.jpg
Photograph by G. R. Roberts

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Brian Easton, 'Economic history - Phases of economic development', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/24311/maungakiekie-one-tree-hill (accessed 5 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Brian Easton, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010