From Tamaki-Makau-Rau to Auckland by Russell Stone

By Russell Stone

The isthmus among harbours on which smooth Auckland now stands and which Maori known as Tamaki-makau-rau was once a digital inhabitants void while Hobson received it in 1840 from the resident proprietors because the website of his new capital. however it was once reputed in former occasions to be the main densely settled zone in Aotearoa. From Tamaki-makau-rau to Auckland explains that paradox. It strains the historical past of the sector from the beginnings of payment approximately 800 years in the past as much as 1840. It makes use of parallel and infrequently corrobative models drawn from Maori oral traditions and Land courtroom documents, and from the paintings of archaeologists and pre-historians.

Show description

Read Online or Download From Tamaki-Makau-Rau to Auckland PDF

Best australian & oceanian history books

Australian Sport – Better by Design?: The Evolution of Australian Sport Policy

Australians have invested a massive quantity of emotional and actual capital of their carrying platforms and constructions. whereas Australian recreation has repeatedly been dissected from a historic and cultural standpoint, there's little designated research of sport's courting with executive. The publication makes a speciality of game coverage, and examines the ways that executive has affected the improvement of Australian activity on account that 1919.

Larrikins: A History

Australia has usually been acknowledged to own a “larrikin streak,” from the Stiffy and Mo cartoons and the true-blue Crocodile Hunter to the characters within the silent movie The Sentimental Bloke. while it first emerged round 1870, larrikin used to be a time period of abuse, used to explain teenage, working-class hell-raisers who populated dance halls and inexpensive theaters, and this account trips in the course of the street-based formative years lifestyle often called larrikinism among 1870 and 1920, swerving throughout the streets of Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney.

Young Logan Campbell

Sir John Logan Campbell is named the daddy of Auckland; he's synonymous with that urban. As this primary quantity of his biography indicates, even if, he used to be now not relatively enamoured of a pioneering existence or of the payment during which he led it. His function in coming to New Zealand and closing the following was once to make adequate cash to dwell the lifetime of a leisured gentleman in Europe.

Asia Pacific in the Age of Globalization (Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Series)

The essays during this quantity study United States-East Asian family within the framework of world heritage, incorporating clean insights which have been provided through students on such subject matters as globalization, human rights, historic reminiscence, and trans-cultural relations.

Extra info for From Tamaki-Makau-Rau to Auckland

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.11 of 5 – based on 6 votes