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Battle of Ōhaeawai, 1845

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This drawing by Cyprian Bridge, a major in the British army, shows British troops and their Māori allies attacking a pā at Ōhaeawai (near present-day Kaikohe) during the 1845-46 war in the north. Although Bridge refers to this as ‘Heke’s pā’, Hōne Heke himself had been ...

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