Showing posts from February, 2018

'The Great War for New Zealand' at the New Zealand Festival

The Great War for New Zealand to feature at the New Zealand Festival Writers and Readers weekend: This country’s most significant and traumatic conflict, crucial in shaping the nation, was the 1863–64 war between Māori and British troops in the Waikato. In his ground-breaking, monumental work The Great War for New Zealand: Waikato 1800–2000 , historian Vincent O’Malley explores Māori and Pākehā relationships from first contact to settlement and government apology. He discusses his research with “artivist” Moana Maniapoto , musician and writer for e-Tangata .   Where: New Zealand Festival Club , 17 Cable Street, Wellington 6011 When: 4.15-5.15pm, Saturday, 10 March 2018 Ticketing and more information: