About the author
Vincent O’Malley is a director of HistoryWorks, a research group providing quality research and writing on Māori history and Treaty issues. Vincent has been awarded the JD Stout Research Fellowship for 2014. He is currently working on a new book on the Waikato War, 1863–4, to be published by BWB in late-2015. His last book The Meeting Place: Māori and Pākehā Encounters, 1642–1840 (AUP, 2012) was shortlisted for the General Non-Fiction prize at the New Zealand Book Awards 2013.