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Ngā Pakanga o Aotearoa: Te Papa Event

Join journalist Mihingarangi Forbes, and historian and author Vincent O'Malley, as they explore the ongoing impact of the New Zealand Wars. When: Sun 6 Oct 2019, 3.00pm–5.00pm Where: Rongomaraeroa (Te Marae), Level 4, Te Papa Cost: Free The New Zealand Wars were a series of conflicts fought between the Crown and various Māori groups between 1845 and 1872. These wars profoundly shaped the course and direction of our nation’s history. The wars are an integral part of the New Zealand story but we have not always cared to remember or acknowledge them. Today, however, interest in the wars is resurgent. Join award-winning journalist Mihingarangi Forbes and acclaimed historian Vincent O'Malley (author of best-selling histories  The New Zealand Wars | Ngā Pakanga o Aotearoa (link is external) and  The Great War for New Zealand (link is external) ) as th