The Northern War wasn't a straightforward case of Māori fighting the Crown; complicated by clashes within Ngāpuhi.
400 Māori warriors stood against the combined British might of 1600 soldiers - with surprising outcomes!
Compared to the world wars of the twentieth century, the Northern War may seem insignificant, even quaint. It wasn’t.
Ruapekapeka is located at the northern end of the Tapuaeharuru ridge.
Delve into the rich history of Te Ruapekapeka through our collection of engaging videos.
Historical figures that, through their actions, defined New Zealand today.
On 8th January 2021, Ngāti Manu, Te Kapotai, Ngāti Hau and Ngāti Hine will welcome whānau, hapū and iwi from across the nation to commemorate the end of the Battle of Te Ruapekapeka (10 January 1846).