Story: Kotahitanga – unity movements

Confiscation map, 1869

This historical map shows tribal boundaries and the areas that were confiscated from Māori during the 1860s. The blue boundaries have been added in modern times to identify the areas in which the confiscations took place. It notes that Waikato, the domain of the Kīngitanga (Māori King movement), had 1,217,437 acres (492,679 hectares) confiscated.

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Auckland City Libraries – Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: NZ Map 471

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Basil Keane, 'Kotahitanga – unity movements - Kotahitanga movements around the 1860s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/33583/confiscation-map-1869 (accessed 27 March 2017)

Story by Basil Keane, published 20 Jun 2012