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  First Taranaki War
The Taranaki War is a conflict that took place from March 1860 to March 1861.
Taranaki Province is a large peninsula on the west coast of the North Island on New Zealand, closer to Wellington than it is to Auckland.
The Battle of Puketakauere ranks with the Battle of Ohaeawai, First Maori War as one of the worst defeats suffered by the British troops in New Zealand.
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 New Zealand land wars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The first skirmish of the New Zealand Wars was the 1843 Wairau Affray at the north end of the South Island.
What became known as the Second Taranaki War was basically the reaction of the Māori to the wholesale confiscation of their land by the colonial government who originally used imperial troops for this, but the commander, General Duncan Cameron, resigned in protest.
The first British action of the Flagstaff War was the capture and destruction of Pomare's Pa near Kororareka.
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 First Taranaki War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Taranaki War is a conflict that took place between Māori and Pākehā in New Zealand from March 1860 to March 1861.
Taranaki Province is a large peninsula on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand, equidistant between Wellington and Auckland.
This was the end of the Taranaki War but it only postponed the confrontation between the British and the Māori King Movement.
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 Encyclopedia: Second Taranaki War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Taranaki is a region in New Zealands North Island and the name of the mountain which is the regions main feature, Geography and people Taranaki is situated on a peninsula on the west coast of the North Island, surrounding the volcanic peak.
The Invasion of the Waikato was an invasion during the Maori Wars fought in the North Island of New Zealand from July 1863 to April 1864 between the military forces of the Colonial Government and a federation of Maori tribes known as the King Movement (Kiingitanga).
The Third Taranaki War began two years later, and is generally known as Titokowaru's War Titokowarus War is a conflict that took place in the Taranaki Region of the North Island of New Zealand between Wanganui and Mount Taranaki from June 1868 to March 1869.
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 Second Taranaki War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Second Taranaki War is the name of a series of conflicts between the Maori and European settlers in the Taranaki province of New Zealand between 1864 and 1866.
Taranaki Province is shaped like a large triangle sticking westwards from the body of the North Island.
The Third Taranaki War began two years later, and is generally known as Titokowaru's War.
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 Science Fair Projects - Titokowaru's War
Titokowaru's War is a conflict that took place in the Taranaki Region of the North Island of New Zealand between Wanganui and Mount Taranaki from June 1868 to March 1869.
The campaigns of McDonnell and Chute that ended the Second Taranaki War were followed by the punitive confiscation of tribal land during 1865 and 1866.
It was a shattering defeat of the same magnitude Puketakuere during the First Taranaki War, indeed the nature of the engagement was very similar.
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 First Taranaki War -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
At the time of the conflict the main European settlement was at (Click link for more info and facts about New Plymouth) New Plymouth and much of the fighting took place within 25km of the town.
The immediate and most obvious cause of the war was the disputed sale of some 600 (A town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean) acres, 2.5 km², of land at (Click link for more info and facts about Waitara) Waitara.
In response Wiremu Kingi departed from the block and with about eighty men hastily built a (A unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter) Pa, or defensive strong point, on a nearby headland and refused to evacuate it.
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 1861   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
February 9 - American Civil War: Jefferson Davis is elected the Provisional President of the Confederate States of America by the Confederate convention at Montgomery, Alabama.
July 25 - American Civil War: The Crittenden-Johnson Resolution is passed by the United States Congress stating that the war is being fought to preserve the Union and not to end slavery.
October 21 - American Civil War: Battle of Ball's Bluff - Union forces under Colonel Edward Baker are defeated by Confederate troops in the second major battle of the war.
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 Second Taranaki War -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Some historians feel that the these conflicts should not be described as a war as they cannot be separated from other incidents happening in the (The smaller but more populous of two main islands of New Zealand; separated from South Island by Cook Strait) North Island at around the same time.
However the conflict in Taranaki also had its roots in the (Click link for more info and facts about First Taranaki War) First Taranaki War.
The Maori continued to attack and kill settlers while the Army and the Settler Militia continued their raids on Maori villages and (A unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter) Pa.
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 First Taranaki War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Taranaki Province is a large peninsula on the west coast of the North Island on NewZealand, closer to Wellington than it is to Auckland.
The immediate and most obvious cause of the war was the disputed sale of some 600 acres,2.5 km², of land at Waitara.
The Battle of Puketakauere ranks with the Battle of Ohaeawai, FirstMaori War as one of the worst defeats suffered by the British troops in New Zealand.
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By the end of the battle on the 21st the Confederate forces had retreated from Greenville, North Carolina.
1945 - World War II: Off the coast of Japan, a dive bomber hits the aircraft carrier USS Franklin, killing 800 of her crew and crippling the ship.
The first day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
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 The New Zealand Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The New Zealand Wars were generally fought in New Zealand between 1843 and 1872, though opinion on this time frame does vary.
Some historians have suggested that the wars did not finish until after the Parihaka invasion of 1881, by the Armed Constabulary, when the New Zealand frontier might be said to have been ‘closed’.
This area, South Taranaki especially, remained on an uneasy war-footing after 1860 when elements of Ngati Ruanui travelled north to support their related tribes of North Taranaki in 1860.
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 The New Zealand Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The war fought in South Taranaki between 1868 and 1869 is sometimes given a name like 'Titokowaru's War.' For example, in the 1920s, historian James Cowan called it 'Titokowaru's campaign'.
Following the earlier war in North Taranaki of 1860/61, the lands of Maori 'deemed to have been in armed rebellion against the Crown' were confiscated.
Titokowaru's war was substantially a war fought against the enforcement of these land confiscations.
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 The New Zealand Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The issue over which the war commenced was a block of land, called the Pekapeka Block, now for the most part covered by the township of Waitara in North Taranaki.
On March 17, 1860, the British Army marched out from New Plymouth and opened fire on the Pa, thus commencing what is generally called the 'First Taranaki War'.
Further Reading: James Belich, 'The Taranaki War' in The New Zealand Wars and the Victorian Interpretation of Racial Conflict, Auckland, 1986, pp.
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 Maori Strategy in the Taranaki War
The first division was halted a few yards from the rifle pits by a coordinated volley.
The first aspect of the Maori strategy was to maintain a war on two fronts, to the north and south of New Plymouth.
The settlement of Taranaki had ceased to exist as a viable economic and social district by the end of the war.
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 Her majesty's colonial steam sloop Victoria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
At first stationed at Fort Niger in New Plymouth, the brigade later staged at Camp Waitara at the mouth of the Waitara River.
I was on board this war steamer when she was nearly swallowed up by giant waves in crossing the bar at the Manukau Heads.
The Taranaki Herald of Jan 5th 1861 reported; "Sunday, December 30 A heavy fire of small arms was maintained by both sides from 6 am yesterday morning till 2 am, this morning, the enemy keeping close in a gully lined with rifle pits in high fern.
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 Second Taranaki War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Neither of these conflicts finished cleanlybut in their turn also sparked a series of Pakeha/Maori incidents in other parts of the Island However the conflict in Taranakialso had its roots in the First Taranaki War.
This war hadended in an uneasy truce when the two sides had fought each other to a standstill and neither side could see any point incontinuing to fight.
Taranaki Province is shaped like a large triangle sticking westwards from the body ofthe North Island.
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 March 28 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
1862 - American Civil War: Battle of Glorieta Pass - In New Mexico, Union forces succeed in stopping the Confederate invasion of New Mexico territory.
1941 - World War II: Battle of Cape Matapan - In the Mediterranean Sea, British Admiral Andrew Browne Cunningham leads the Royal Navy in the destruction of three major Italian battleships and two destroyers.
1946 - Cold War: The United States State Department releases the, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.
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 Taranaki --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is centred on the Taranaki Peninsula and extends north to the Mokau River and south and east to include the Waitotara River.
Maori chief whose opposition to the colonial government's purchase of tribal lands led to the First Taranaki War (1860–61) and inspired the Maoris' resistance throughout the 1860s to European colonization of New Zealand's fertile North Island.
The North Island extends westward to form the Taranaki region, centered on the extinct (or dormant) volcano of Mount Egmont, or Taranaki.
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 Taranaki War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Both conflicts are so named because they took place in the Taranaki region, on the North Island of New Zealand.
A third conflict, Titokowaru's War (1868 – 1869) also took place in Taranaki.
This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
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 March 28 - Simple English Wikipedia
1854 - Crimean War: United Kingdom and France declare war on Russia.
1946 - Cold War: The United States State Department releases the Acheson-Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.
1964 - The first pirate radio station, Radio Caroline, is established.
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1831 - The becomes the site of the first bank robbery in United States history ($245,000 taken).
By the end of the battle two days later the Confederate forces have retreated from Greenville, North Carolina.
Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
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 List of men in the Victoria's Naval Brigade at Taranaki, New Zealand, 1860-1861
In early July 1860 at Auckland, the Commander of the Victoria was asked to land as many men as could be spared for service in the First Taranaki War.
The Taranaki Herald reported that 30 of the Victoria's men were landed and marched up to the camp of the naval brigade [probably Fort Niger in New Plymouth], preceded by the Volunteer Band.
These men were probably the first Australian force to serve in a foreign war.
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Battle of Ball's Bluff - Union forces under Colonel Edward Baker are defeated by Confederate troops in the second major battle of the war.
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 Encyclopedia: First Taranaki War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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The Taranaki War is a conflict that took place between Maori and Pakeha in New Zealand from March 1860 to March 1861.
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 Second Taranaki War
Some historians feel that the conflicts which happened in Taranaki province between 1864 and 1866 should not be described as a war in that they cannot be separated from other incident happening in the North Island at around the same time.
This was the last active role the Imperial Army played in the New Zealand Wars, within a few months the regiments had all been withdrawn.
But not necessarily the soldiers, many of the men chose to take their discharge in New Zealand and become settlers.
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 Victorians in the Waikato War 1863-1864
During the Waikato War, engagements and skirmishes occurred at Martin's Farm, Te Teoteo, Kirikiri, Williamson's Clearing.
Barton, Leonard L.: Australians in the Waikato War, 1863-1864: Library of Australian History: Sydney: 1979.
Ten members of the crew of HMCSS Victoria, who served ashore with the Royal Naval Brigade during the First Taranaki War, received the medal -- although more may have been entitled.
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