Kōrero: Marlborough region

Wairau affray

This information panel at Tuamarina explains the background to the confrontation between settlers and Māori which took place there on 17 June 1843. At least 26 people died in the incident.

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Private collection
Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough region - Early Europeans', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/31762/wairau-affray (accessed 29 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Nov 2016