Glossary table providing an alphabetical list of words and their explanations or English translations.
Māori name for New Zealand
Fortified emplacement for heavy guns
Bay of Islands Maritime and Historic Park Board
Management authority established under the Maritime Parks Act to manage reserves in the BOI and near areas
Sword-like stabbing blade, which may be fixed to the muzzle of a rifle for use in hand-to-hand fighting. Sometimes referred to as a triangular socket bayonet.
Short large-calibre cannon, formerly in naval use
British military weapon designed by Sir William Congreve in 1804. An iron case, with solid fuel delivered to the enemy fired up to 2km. (Inaccurate and prone to explode prematurely).
Agencies of the Crown i.e. government departments in general
Declaration of Independence (He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o Niu Tireni)
Declaration of Independence by Māori in 1835
Department of Conservation
Established to combine the green entities in government via the Conservation Act
Māori earthen defensive system
Machine that can detect underground features by measuring magnetic anomalies
Geophysical technique, geophysical survey
Archaeological survey dependent on technology but non-invasive
Sub tribe of Māori, i.e. political unit greater than whānau, i.e. family but smaller than tribe
Small axe with a short handle for use in one hand
Short gun for firing shells on high trajectories at low velocities
To gather, congregate, assemble, meet.
Person who acts as a link between people in order to try and bring about an agreement; a mediator
A tribe of Māori e.g. a larger grouping of hapū, whānau political units
Māori village or settlement
Māori elder usually male
Known by its Māori name kauri, Agathis australis is a coniferous tree found in the northern districts of New Zealand's North Island.
Governance by a governor
Māori king movement
Small Bay of Islands township also known today as Russell
Female elder of standing
Generous or forgiving, especially towards a rival or less powerful person
The significance of personal prestige or standing
A small flowering shrub of the myrtle family
Polynesian peoples of New Zealand
Short club made of greenstone
Short smooth-bore gun for firing shells (technically called bombs) at high angles. Sometimes called a Coehorn mortar.
Infantryman’s light gun with a long barrel, typically smooth-bored and fired from the shoulder. Sometimes called flint-lock musket, percussion musket, percussion-cap musket and muzzle-loading smooth-bore musket.
Gun that is loaded through its muzzle
(Especially of a process or organisation) just coming into existence and beginning to display signs of future potential
A Christian-based faith initiated by Te Ua Haumēne
New Zealander of European descent
A fence of wooden stakes or iron railings fixed in the ground, forming an enclosure or defence
Short club, weapon often made of a stone, pounamu or whalebone.
Teleogryllus commodus,Black field cricket
Vitex lucens, native tree species
(Especially of a principle, place, or routine) regarded as too important or valuable to be interfered with