Publications – Bruce Stirling

Listed below are the some of the books, reports and papers written by HistoryWorks Research Director Bruce Stirling. See the publications lists for the other Research Directors.


The Treaty of Waitangi Companion: Maori and Pakeha from Tasman to Today, (with Vincent O’Malley and Wally Penetito), Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2010

Ngati Tutemohuta: A Maori History of North East Taupo, (with Mataara Wall and Lennie Johns), Pakira Publishing, Taupo, 2009

Research reports

East Coast Lands: Nineteenth Century Overview, 2010

“Eating Away at the Land, Eating Away the People”: Local Government, Rates, and Maori in Northland, 2008

Northland Language, Culture and Education: Part Two: Wahi Tapu, Taonga and Te Reo Maori (with David Armstrong and Vincent O’Malley), 2008

“A glut of acreage”: The Crown, the New Zealand Company, and the 1848 Whanganui Deed Lands, 2007

“Not with the sword but the pen”: The Taking of the Northland Old Land Claims” (with Richard Towers), 2007

Te Urewera Valuation Issues, 2005

Nineteenth Century Land Interests in Kaingaroa, 2005

Kingitanga to Te Kooti: Taupo in the 1860s, 2005

Taupo-Kaingaroa Nineteenth Century Overview, 2004

Southern Te Urewera Waterways and Fisheries, 2004

Whanganui Maori and the Crown, 1840-1865, 2004

Ngati Hinewaka Lands, 1840-2000, 2003

Whanganui Maori and the Crown, 1840-1865, August 2003

Wairarapa Maori and the Crown, 1845-1945, February 2003

Ngati Whatua o Orakei and the Crown, 1840-1865, February 2002

Rongowhakaata and the Crown, 1840-1873, (WAI 684/814), January 2001

Land for the Trees, A Shadow for the People: Ngati Whatua and the Woodhill Forest,
(WAI 312/674), August 1999

Ngati Whatua and the Crown, 1864-1900, (WAI 312/674), December 1998

Ngati Whatua Native Land Court Block Histories, 1864-1900, (WAI 312/674), December 1998

The Lands of Te Uri O Hau O Te Wahapu O Kaipara. Volume One, The Nineteenth Century,

(WAI271/674), December 1996

The Lands of Te Uri O Hau O Te Wahapu O Kaipara. Volume Two, Pouto Block Histories,

(WAI 271/674), December 1996

The Lands of Te Uri O Hau O Te Wahapu O Kaipara. Volume Three, The Pouto Development Scheme, (WAI 271/674), December 1996

Surplus Lands: Policy and Practice, (WAI 45), (with David Armstrong), December 1993

A Summary History of the Wellington Tenths, 1839-1900, (WAI 145), (with David Armstrong), August 1992