Ko Taranaki Te Maunga

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Book 69
Bridget Williams Books
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Parihaka was a place and an event that could be lost and found, over and over. It moved into view, then disappeared, just like the mountain. 

In 1881, over 1,500 colonial troops invaded the village of Parihaka near the Taranaki coast. Many people were expelled, buildings destroyed, and chiefs Te Whiti o Rongomai and Tohu Kākahi were jailed.

In this BWB Text, Rachel Buchanan tells her own, deeply personal story of Parihaka. Beginning with the death of her father, a man with affiliations to many of Taranaki’s eight iwi, she describes her connection to Taranaki, the land and mountain; and the impact of confiscation. Buchanan discusses the apologies and settlements that have taken place since te pāhuatanga, the invasion of Parihaka.

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Bridget Williams Books
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Published on
Sep 12, 2018
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Pages
152
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ISBN
9781988545257
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / General
History / Australia & New Zealand
Political Science / Colonialism & Post-Colonialism
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