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We encourage people to submit stories relating to Ruapekapeka and the Northern War. You may submit text and images through the form below. If you'd like to discuss submitting audio or video content, please contact us before you prepare any material.

For Maori language content, you may wish to provide a translation in English. We welcome material which encourages debate, presents different viewpoints, and brings colour and life to all aspects of the Ruapekapeka story. However, material which is deemed offensive, inflammatory or unsupported will be rejected.
This website is overseen by a committee consisting of nominated trustees of Te Ruapekapeka Trust and Department of Conservation staff members. The website committee is responsible for maintaining the quality of this website. We will assess each submission against the rules before it is posted. If you have any questions, please contact us:

Submission form

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Write your story

(If you just want to upload photos, write captions for your photos in the "your story" box and move onto step 2)


Upload a text document with your story already written. Your file can be a pdf, txt, doc or docx at a maximum of 1MB.

Add pictures

Your story can include up to four jpg, png, or gif files at a maximum of 1MB each.

Add your personal information

Add the name of the author

Add this exactly as you want it to appear on the website (If you are the author, just re-enter your own detials)


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