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Charting rebellious New Zealand

Description: Chart from the medical and surgical journal of A B Messer, Assistant Surgeon aboard HMS Curacoa. The map shows the area of New Zealand in which his brigade was employed in putting down a Maori uprising in the summer of 1863.

 

This assault is sometimes called the Waikato invasion and was the largest conflict between European migrants and the Maori in the mid-19th century New Zealand Wars.

 

Date: 1864

 

Our Catalogue Reference: ADM 101/239/2

 

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Taken on September 16, 2010