Also known as: The Gravedigger.
Soldier, military leader, runholder, politician.
Works by this Author in Our Collection
- Aureretanga: Groans of the Maoris
- Bush Fighting. Illustrated by remarkable actions and incidents of the Maori war in New Zealand.
- Early Wellington
- England and the Maori Wars
- Hero Stories of New Zealand
- Historic Poverty Bay and the East Coast, N.I., N.Z.
- History of New Zealand. Vol. II.
- History of New Zealand. Vol. III.
- Nga Korero Paremete: 1902-1903
- Reminiscences of The War in New Zealand
List of Portraits
Chapter XXIII. — Colonel McDonnell's Campaign—continued. — Te Umu, Popoia, Tirotiromoana, Rotorua
Chapter XXVI. — Outbreak at Napier. — The Fight at Omarunui and Petane Under Colonel Whitmore
Chapter XXXII. — The Important Difference Between Disciplined and Undiscplined Men, a Fact Never Sufficiently Recognised by The New Zealand Government. — Death of The Traitor Kimball Bent. Tactics of Titokowaru
Chapter XXXIII. — Reconnoitring The Hauhau Position at Taiporohenui. Resignation of Colonel McDonnell. — Colonel Whitmore Takes Command. Murder of Collins and McCulloch
Chapter XXXIV. — Battle of Moturoa. — Death of Captain Hunter. One-fourth of the Men Engaged Either Killed or Wounded. Colonel Whitmore Falls Back on Nukumaru
Chapter XXXV. — Five Hundred Hauhaus Within a Day's March of Wanganui. Colonel Whitmore Suddenly Ordered With All His Available Force to Poverty Bay, Te Kooti Having Massacred the Settlers There
Chapter XXXVII. — Te Kooti's Progress. — The Fight at Paparatu. The Colonial Troops Defeated with Loss of Two Killed, Ten Wounded, and £1200 Worth of Horses and Camp Equipage
Chapter XXXVIII. — Te Kooti's Progress—continued. — The Fight at Te Konaki. The Hauhaus Again Victorious
Chapter XXXIX. — Te Kooti's Progress—continued. — The Fight at Ruakituri. Loss of Captain Carr, Mr. Canning, and Three Others. Captain Tuki and te Kooti Wounded
Chapter XLIII. — Te Kooti's Peogress—continued. — First Attack on Ngatapa by Rapata
Chapter XLIV. — Te Kooti's Progress—continued. — Second Attack on Ngatapa. Massacee of Settlers in Arai and Pipiwhakau Bush. Death of Captain Brown
Chapter XLVI. — Operations Against Titokowaru. — Fort Lyon Ambush at the Peach Grove: Massacre of Sergeant Menzies and Six Men
Chapter XLVII. — Operations Against Titokowaru—continued. — Murder of the Rev. Mr. Whitely, Lieutenant and Mrs. Gascoigne and Three Children. Skirmish at Otauto on the Patea River. Attack on Te Ngaihere
Chapter XLVIII. — Operations Against Titokowaru—continued. — Colonel Whitmore Marches on General Chute's Track to Taranaki. Hunting up Stragglers. Capture of Pakakohi by Major Noake
Chapter XLIX. — Campaign Against the Uriwera Tribe. — Reasons for the Campaign. March of Converging Columns
Chapter L. — Campaign Against the Uriwera Tribe—continued. — Te Kooti Attacks Whakatane. Taking of Ahikereru. Death of Lieutenant White. Doings of Colonel St. John's Column
Chapter LI. — Campaign Against the Uriwera Tribe—continued. — Ruatahuna. Death of Captain Travers. Major Roberts' Column
Chapter LII. — Campaign Against The Uriwera Tribe—continued. — Te Kooti. Attack on Mohaka. Murder of lavin, his wife and three children, wilkinson and cooper
Chapter LV. — Campaign Against the Uriwera Tribe—continued. — Doings of Colonel Herrick's Column. Death of Trooper Noonan. Waikare Moana
Chapter LVI. — The Taupo Campaign. — The Massacre of Colonel St John's Escort At Opepe. Te Kooti's Visit to the Waikato and Return to Lake Taupo
- Sir Donald Maclean
- Soldiering in New Zealand, Being Reminiscences of a Veteran
- The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Taranaki, Hawke's Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts]
- The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Wellington Provincial District]
- The Diary of James Brogden, August 1871 – December 1872
- The Life and Work of Richard John Seddon
The New Zealand Spectator and Cook’s Strait Guardian, Wednesday, October 16, 1861
- The New Zealand Wars: A History of the Maori Campaigns and the Pioneering Period: Volume II: The Hauhau Wars, (1864–72)
- Through Ninety Years
- A year among the Maoris: study of their arts and customs
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