Publications – David Armstrong

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

Books

The Beating Heart: A Political and Socio-Economic History of Te Arawa, (with Vincent O’Malley), Huia Publishers, Wellington, 2008

Beyond the Maungatapu: The History of the Nelson Law Society and the Legal Profession of the Nelson District, 1842-2000, (with T. Haig and J. Warren), Nelson District Law Society, Nelson, 2005

Book contributions

‘Robinson, John Perry, 1810/11?-1865’, The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, Volume One, 1769-1869, Allen & Unwin/Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington, 1990

‘Mackay, Alexander, 1833-1909’, The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, Volume Two, 1870-1900, Bridget Williams Books/Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington, 1993

‘Yates, Ngawini, 1852/53?-1910’, The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, Volume Three, 1901-1920, Auckland University Press/Department of Internal Affairs, Auckland/Wellington, 1996

‘Yates, Samuel, 1829?-1900’, The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, Volume Three, 1901-1920, Auckland University Press/Department of Internal Affairs, Auckland/Wellington, 1996

Research reports

Wai 27: Ngai Tahu (Crown Law Office commission)

Landless Natives Reserves

The Greymouth Reserves (with Tony Walzl)

Ngai Tahu Fishing in the Twentieth Century

Overview of Crown Policy with respect to Endowments and Expenditure on Maori: 1840-1860 (with Tony Walzl)

The Crown Purchase of Banks Peninsula.

The Crown Purchase of Murihiku.

Wai 38: Te Roroa (Crown Law Office commission)

The Crown Purchase of Waipoua/Maunganui

The Crown Purchase of Waimamaku

The Stout/Ngata Commission and Waipoua/Maunganui

The Taharoa Lakes

Manuwhetai and Whangaiariki

Wai 45: Muriwhenua (Crown Law Office commission)

The Taylor Purchase

The Old Land Claims Commission: Practice and Procedure

Surplus Lands. Policy and Practice: 1840-1950 (with Bruce Stirling)

‘The Most Healing Measure’: Crown Actions in Respect of Oruru, 1840-1843

Wai 145: Wellington Tenths (Crown Law Office commission)

A Summary History of the Wellington Tenths (with Bruce Stirling)

Wai 275: Ngati Makino (Claimant commission)

Ngati Makino and the Crown: 1880-1960

Wai 271: Te Uri O Hau O Te Wahapu O Kaipara (Claimant commission)

Te Uri O Hau and the Crown: 1860-1960

Wai 212: Ika Whenua (Claimant commission)

Ika Whenua and the Crown: 1865-1890

Wai 460: Chatham Islands (Claimant commission)

The Crown and the Chatham Islands: 1900-1980

Wai 46: Ngati Awa (Crown Law Office Commission with Brent Parker)

Kapu Te Rangi and Kohi Point

The Mangaone Scenic Reserve

The Mokorua Scenic reserve

Moutohora (Whale Island)

Ohiniterakau Scenic Reserve

Ohope Scenic Reserve

Rotoma Scenic Reserve

Rurima Islands

Te Putere Reserve

Te Uretara Island

Whaakari (White Island)

Wai 44: Rangitane Ki Wairau (Claimant Commission)

‘The Right of Deciding’: Rangitane Ki Wairau and the Crown, 1840-1900

Rangitane and the Pukatea Reserve

‘Living in Uncertainty’: Rangitane Ki Wairau in the Twentieth Century

Wai 521: Ngati Apa Ki Te Ra To (Claimant commission)

Ngati Apa Ki Te Ra To

The Fate of Ngati Apa Reserves and Ancillary Matters

Nga Kopua Tapu o Wakatu: Te Wetukimanawa o Ngati Apa Ki Te Ra To

Wai 785: Central North Island (Crown Forestry Rental Trust Commission)

Te Arawa Land and Politics