Publications – Vincent O’Malley

Listed below are the some of the books, reports and papers written by HistoryWorks Research Director Vincent O’Malley. See publications lists for the other Research Directors.

Books

The Great War for New Zealand: Waikato 1800-2000, Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 2016

Haerenga: Early Maori Journeys Across the Globe, Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 2015

Beyond the Imperial Frontier: The Contest for Colonial New Zealand, Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 2014

The Meeting Place: Maori and Pakeha Encounters, 1642-1840, Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2012

The Treaty of Waitangi Companion: Maori and Pakeha from Tasman to Today, (with Bruce Stirling and Wally Penetito), Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2010

The Beating Heart: A Political and Socio-Economic History of Te Arawa, (with David Armstrong), Huia Publishers, Wellington, 2008

Agents of Autonomy: Maori Committees in the Nineteenth Century, Huia Publishers, Wellington, 1998

Thesis

‘Runanga and Komiti: Maori Institutions of Self-Government in the Nineteenth Century’, PhD thesis, Victoria University of Wellington, 2004

Monographs

The Maori Quest for Rangatiratanga/Autonomy, 1840-2000 (with Richard Hill), Treaty of Waitangi Research Unit, Stout Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington, 2000

The Treaty of Waitangi in New Zealand History (with Bryan Gilling), Treaty of Waitangi Research Unit, Stout Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington, 2000

Indigenous Land Rights in an International Context: A Survey of the Literature relating to Australia, New Zealand and North America, Treaty of Waitangi Research Unit, Stout Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington, 2000

Chapters and book contributions

‘“The Natives Here Rule” Northland After 1846’, in Richard S. Hill and Brad Patterson (eds), After the Treaty: The Colonial State, Race Relations and the Exercise of Military Force in Nineteenth Century New Zealand, Steele Roberts, Wellington, 2016, pp.205-227

‘Kingitanga and Crown: New Zealand’s Maori King Movement and its Relationship with the British Monarchy’, in Robert Aldrich and Cindy McCreery (eds), Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Empires, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2016, pp.163-176

‘The Coming of the Pakeha, 1820-1840’ (with Judith Binney and Alan Ward), in Atholl Anderson, Judith Binney and Aroha Harris, Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History, Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 2014, pp.190-217

‘Rangatiratanga and Kawanatanga, 1840-1860’ (with Judith Binney and Alan Ward), in Atholl Anderson, Judith Binney and Aroha Harris, Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History, Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 2014, pp.220-253

‘Wars and Survival, 1860-1872’ (with Judith Binney and Alan Ward), in Atholl Anderson, Judith Binney and Aroha Harris, Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History, Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 2014, pp.256-283

‘The Land and the People, 1860-1890’ (with Judith Binney and Alan Ward), in Atholl Anderson, Judith Binney and Aroha Harris, Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History, Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 2014, pp.286-315

‘The Quest for Survival, 1890-1920’ (with Judith Binney), in Atholl Anderson, Judith Binney and Aroha Harris, Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History, Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 2014, pp.318-349

‘Prophetic Leaders Among the Maori’, in Alfred J. Andrea (ed.), World History Encyclopedia, ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, 2011, vol.16, pp.892-894

‘”A Mild Sort of Confiscation”? War and Raupatu on the East Coast’, in Richard Boast and Richard S. Hill (eds), Raupatu: The Confiscation of Maori Land, Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2009, pp.207-221

‘Maori Indigenous Resistance’, in Immanuel Ness (ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest, Blackwell, Oxford, 2009, pp.2205-2209

‘Unsettling New Zealand History: The Revisionism of Sinclair and Ward’, in Doug Munro and Brij V. Lal (eds), Texts and Contexts: Reflections in Pacific Islands Historiography, University of Hawai’i Press, Honolulu, 2006, pp.154-165

‘Treaty-making in Early Colonial New Zealand’, in Judith Binney (ed.), The Making of History: Essays from the New Zealand Journal of History, Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 2001, pp.129-145

‘Der Vertrag von Waitangi in der Neuseelandischen Geschichte’ (with Bryan Gilling), Maori und Gesellschaft, MANA-Verlag, Berlin, 2000, pp.35-54

‘Das Streben der Maori nach Rangatiratanga (Autonomie)’ (with Richard Hill), Maori und Gesellschaft, MANA-Verlag, Berlin, 2000, pp.55-76

‘Carr, Harold Herbert (1880-1973)’, The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, Volume Five, 1940-1960, Auckland University Press/Department of Internal Affairs, Auckland/Wellington, 2000, pp.94-95

Journal articles

Vincent O’Malley and Joanna Kidman, ‘Settler Colonial History, Commemoration and White Backlash: Remembering the New Zealand Wars’, Settler Colonial Studies, (Published online 22 January 2017),  http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/2201473X.2017.1279831

‘A Tale of Two Rangatira: Rewi Maniapoto, Wiremu Tamihana and the Waikato War’, Journal of the Polynesian Society, Vol.125, No.4, 2016, pp.341-357

‘The Great Forgetting: The New Zealand Wars in National Memory’, History Teacher Aotearoa, Vol.1, No.3, 2016, pp.5-7

‘Maori Rules of War at Gate Pa’, Wars, Laws and Humanity: New Zealand’s Engagement with International Humanitarian Law, New Zealand Red Cross, Wellington, 2015, pp.4-5

‘“Recording the Incident with a Monument”: The Waikato War in Historical Memory’, Journal of New Zealand Studies, no.19, 2015, pp.79-97

‘The Tuhoe-Crown Settlement: Historical Background’, Maori Law Review, October 2014, pp.3-7

‘Choosing Peace or War: The 1863 Invasion of Waikato’, New Zealand Journal of History, Vol.47, No.1, 2013, pp.39-58

‘Manufacturing Chiefly Consent? James Busby and the Role of Rangatira in the Pre-Colonial Era’, Journal of New Zealand Studies, No.10, 2011, pp.33-43

‘Fontier Justice? The Trial and Execution of Kereopa Te Rau’, Journal of the Polynesian Society, Vol.120, No.2, 2011, pp.183-191

‘”A Living Thing”: The Whakakotahitanga Flagstaff and its Place in New Zealand History’, Journal of New Zealand Studies, No.8, 2009, pp.41-60

‘Reinventing Tribal Mechanisms of Governance: The Emergence of Maori Runanga and Komiti in New Zealand Before 1900’, Ethnohistory, Vol.56, No.1, 2009, pp.69-89

‘A United Front Against Capitalism? Unemployed Workers’ Organisations in Christchurch, New Zealand, during the Depression’, Labour History Review, Vol.73, No.1, 2008, pp.145-166

‘The East Coast Petroleum Wars: Raupatu and the Politics of Oil in 1860s New Zealand’, New Zealand Journal of History, Vol.42, No.1, 2008, pp.60-79

‘English Law and the Maori Response: A Case Study from the Runanga System in Northland, 1861-65’, Journal of the Polynesian Society, Vol.116, No.1, 2007, pp.7-33

‘Treaty-Making in Early Colonial New Zealand’, New Zealand Journal of History, Vol.33, No.2, 1999, pp.137-154

‘Progressive Paternalism: Maori and the First Labour Government’, Race Gender Class, No.14, 1992, pp.23-31

Research reports

Te Rohe Potae War and Raupatu, Waitangi Tribunal, December 2010, 900pp.

Te Rohe Potae Political Engagement, 1840-1863, Waitangi Tribunal, December 2010, 576pp.

Te Rohe Potae War and Raupatu: Scoping Report, Waitangi Tribunal, November 2008, 215pp.

Te Rohe Potae Political Engagement, 1840-1863: Scoping Report, Waitangi Tribunal, November 2008, 180pp.

Northland Language, Culture and Education: Part Two: Wahi Tapu, Taonga and Te Reo Maori (with David Armstrong and Bruce Stirling), Crown Forestry Rental Trust, August 2008, 695pp.

The Nature and Extent of Contact and Adaptation in Northland, c.1769-1840 (with John Hutton), Crown Forestry Rental Trust, April 2007, 343pp.

King Country (Wai-898): A Review of Casebook Research Requirements, Waitangi Tribunal, December 2006, 110pp.

Northland Crown Purchases, 1840-1865, Crown Forestry Rental Trust, July 2006, 593pp.

‘The Changing Nature of Customary Tenure to 1881’ (with David Armstrong), in Merata Kawharu (ed.), Nga Mana o te Whenua o Te Arawa Customary Tenure Report, Crown Forestry Rental Trust, March 2005, 180pp.

“An Entangled Web”: Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki Land and Politics 1840-1873 and their Aftermath, Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki Claims Committee, September 2000, 558pp.

‘Where is the Doctor for the Maoris?’: Te Tiriti o te Ahuriri and the Provision of Health Services to Central Hawke’s Bay Maori, 1851-1940, Crown Forestry Rental Trust, March 1999, 99pp.

The Treaty of Ahuriri, Crown Forestry Rental Trust, September 1997, 14pp.

Muriwhenua Land and Politics, 1862-1909 (with Stephen Robertson), Crown Forestry Rental Trust, September 1997, 341pp.

The Te Papa Block: A History of Church Missionary Society and Crown Dealings, 1838-1867, Crown Forestry Rental Trust, November 1996, 104pp.

The Crown’s Acquisition of the Waikaremoana Block, c.1921-25, Panekiri Tribal Trust Board, May 1996, 188pp.

The Crown and Te Arawa, c.1840-1910, Whakarewarewa Forest Trust, November 1995, 280pp.

The Aftermath of the Tauranga Raupatu, 1864-1981, Crown Forestry Rental Trust, June 1995, 222pp.

The Ahuriri Purchase, Crown Forestry Rental Trust, April 1995, 255pp.

The Crown and Ngati Ruapani: Confiscation and Land Purchase in the Wairoa-Waikaremoana Area, 1865-1875, Panekiri Tribal Trust Board, October 1994, 187pp.

Report for the Crown Forestry Rental Trust on the East Coast Confiscation Legislation and its Implementation, February 1994, 198pp.

Draft Historical Report on Tauranga Moana Lands (with Alan Ward), Crown Congress Joint Working Party, June 1993, 114pp.

Book reviews

Arthur J. Ray, Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal, 2016. Reviewed in H-Empire, H-Net Reviews, March 2017

Katie Pickles and Catharine Coleborne (eds), New Zealand’s Empire, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2016. Reviewed in H-Empire, H-Net Reviews, July 2016,

Angela Middleton, Pēwhairangi: Bay of Islands Missions and Māori 1814 to 1845, Otago University Press, Dunedin, 2014. Reviewed in Journal of Pacific History, Vol.51, No.1, 2016, pp.92-93

Tony Ballantyne, Entanglements of Empire: Missionaries, Maori, and the Question of the Body, Duke University Press, Durham, 2014. Reviewed in H-Empire, H-Net Reviews, October 2015

Hazel Petrie, Outcasts of the Gods: The Struggle over Slavery in Maori New Zealand, Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2015. Reviewed in Metro, October 2015, pp.97-98.

Paul Moon, Encounters: The Creation of New Zealand, Penguin, Auckland, 2013. Reviewed in New Zealand Listener, Vol.240, No.3823, August 2013.

Lynette Russell, Roving Mariners: Australian Aboriginal Whalers and Sealers in the Southern Oceans, 1790-1870, State University of New York Press, Albany, 2012. Reviewed in H-Empire, H-Net Reviews, July 2013

Felicity Barnes, New Zealand’s London: A Colony and its Metropolis, Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2012. Reviewed in New Zealand Books, Vol.23, No.2, 2013

Lyndon Fraser and Angela McCarthy (eds), Far From ‘Home’: The English in New Zealand, Otago University Press, Dunedin, 2012. Reviewed in New Zealand Books, Vol.23, No.2, 2013

Angela Wanhalla, In/Visible Sight: The Mixed-Descent Families of Southern New Zealand, University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, 2010. Reviewed in Canadian Journal of History, Vol. 47, No. 1, 2012, pp.189-191

Adrienne Puckey, Trading Cultures: A History of the Far North, Huia Publishers, Wellington, 2011. Reviewed in New Zealand Journal of History, Vol. 46, No. 1, 2012, pp.101-103

Judith Biney, Encircled Lands: Te Urewera, 1820-1921, Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 2009, Reviewed in Reviews in History (review no. 1167), 2011

Caroline Fitzgerald (ed.), Te Wiremu – Henry Williams: Early Years in the North, Huia Publishers, Wellington, 2011. Reviewed in New Zealand Journal of History, Vol.45, No.2, 2011, pp.261-263

John Andrews, No Other Home Than This: A History of European New Zealanders, Craig Potton Publishing, Nelson, 2009. Reviewed in New Zealand Geographic, No.101, January-February 2010, p.107

Anne Salmond, Aphrodite’s Island: The European Discovery of Tahiti, Viking, North Shore City, 2009. Reviewed in New Zealand Geographic, No.100, November-December 2009, p.121

Matthew S.R. Palmer, The Treaty of Waitangi in New Zealand’s Law and Constitution, Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2008. Reviewed in Journal of Pacific History, Vol.44, No.2, September 2009, pp.225-226.

Judith Binney (ed.), Te Kerikeri 1770-1850: The Meeting Pool, Bridget Williams Books/Craig Potton, Wellington/Nelson, 2007. Reviewed in Journal of the Polynesian Society, Vol.118, No.1, March 2009, pp.93-95.

Keith Newman, Ratana: The Prophet, Auckland, Raupo, 2009. Reviewed in Metro, February 2009, p.104.

Richard Boast, Buying the Land, Selling the Land: Governments and Maori Land in the North Island, 1865-1921, Wellington, Victoria University Press, 2008. Reviewed in Journal of Pacific History, Vol.43, No.3, December 2008, pp.391-393.

Ray Fargher, The Beat Man Who Ever Served the Crown? A Life of Donald McLean, Wellington, Victoria University Press, 2007. Reviewed in Journal of Pacific History, Vol.43, No.3, December 2008, pp.391-393.

Stevan Eldred-Grigg, Diggers, Hatters & Whores: The Story of the New Zealand Gold Rushes, Auckland, Random House, 2008. Reviewed in Metro, October 2008, p.104.

Paul Moon, This Horrid Practice: The Myth and Reality of Traditional Maori Cannibalism, Penguin Books, Auckland, 2008. Reviewed in Metro, September 2008, p.104

Lachy Paterson, Colonial Discourses: Niupepa Maori 1855-1863, Otago University Press, Dunedin, 2006. Reviewed in New Zealand Journal of History, Vol.41, No.1, April 2007, pp.101-02

Richard S. Hill, State Authority, Indigenous Autonomy: Crown-Maori Relations in New Zealand/Aotearoa, 1900-1950, Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2004. Reviewed in Journal of Pacific History, Vol.41, No.2, September 2006, pp.269-270

W.H. Oliver and Claudia Orange (eds), A People’s History: Illustrated Biographies from the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, Volume One, 1769-1869, Bridget Williams Books/Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington, 1992. Reviewed in Race Gender Class, No.14, 1992, p.72

David Thomson, Selfish Generations? The Ageing of New Zealand’s Welfare State, Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 1991. Reviewed in Race Gender Class, No.13, 1992, p.38

Conference and seminar papers

‘A “Brooding Sense of Wrong”: Comparing Land Confiscation Policies’, (Imperial Comparisons Conference, All Souls College, University of Oxford, July 2016)

‘A Tale of Two Rangatira: Rewi Maniapoto, Wiremu Tamihana and the Battle for Waikato’, (paper presented to the New Zealand Historical Association Conference, University of Canterbury, December 2015)

‘The Waikato War in Public Memory’ (Karori Historical Society, December 2014)

‘The Waikato War: Myth, History and the “Art of Forgetting”‘, (J D Stout Lecture, Victoria University of Wellington, September 2014)

‘Kupapa: Reconsidering Maori “Loyalism” During the New Zealand Wars’, (VUW History Programme Seminar, Victoria University of Wellington, August 2014)

‘”The Queen, the King and the Runanga”: New Zealand’s Maori King Movement and its Relationship with the British Monarchy’, (Crowns and Colonies: Monarchies and Colonial Empires Conference, University of Sydney, June 2014)

‘Remembering (and Forgetting) the Waikato War’, (Commemorating: History and Anniversaries Conference, Te Manawa, Palmerston North, May 2014)

‘The Historiography of Orakau’, (Alexander Turnbull Library talk, National Library of New Zealand, March 2014)

‘Framed in Forgetfulness? The New Zealand Constitution Act 1852’, (New Zealand Historical Association Conference, University of Otago, November 2013)

‘Uncle Toms and Kupapas: “Collaboration Versus Alliance in a New Zealand Context’, (Cooperation and Empire Conference, University of Bern, Switzerland, June 2013)

‘Te Riri ki Waikato: The Waikato War Revisited’, (VUW History Programme Seminar, Victoria University of Wellington, May 2013)

‘Early Contacts Between Maori and Pakeha in Aotearoa/New Zealand’, (Alexander Turnbull Library talk, with Paul Diamond, National Library of New Zealand, March 2013)

‘Days of Harvest: The Waikato War, 1863-1864’, (Tutu Te Puehu: New Zealand’s Wars of the Nineteenth Century, Massey University, Wellington, February 2011)

‘Frontier Justice? The Trial and Execution of Kereopa Te Rau’, (Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society Conference, Victoria University of Wellington, December 2009)

‘Colonisation and Chiefly Authority in Nineteenth Century New Zealand’, (Antipodes: New Directions in History and Culture Aotearoa New Zealand, Victoria University of Wellington, September 2009)

‘McLean the Correspondent – Historians’ Views’, (Donald McLean – Te Makarini: Folders and Lives Symposium, Victoria University of Wellington, April 2009)

‘”A Mild Sort of Confiscation”? War and Raupatu on the East Coast’, (Coming to Terms? Raupatu/Confiscation and New Zealand History Conference, Victoria University of Wellington, June 2008)

‘Cultural Encounter on the New Zealand Frontier: Rethinking Aspects of the Meeting of Maori and Pakeha Before 1840’, (Stout Research Centre, ‘New Work, New Zealand’ seminar series, Victoria University of Wellington, May 2008)

‘Raising the Flag: The Kororareka Flagstaff After 1846’, (New Zealand Historical Assocation Conference, Victoria University of Wellington, November 2007)

‘Maori Komiti in the Nineteenth Century’, (Treaty of Waitangi Research Unit, Rangatiratanga Workshop, Victoria University of Wellington, August 2003)

‘Looking Forward, Looking Back: Canada’s Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples’, (Treaty of Waitangi Research Unit Occasional Seminar, Stout Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington, July 2000)

‘Land Deeds as Treaties: The New Zealand Experience’, (Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society 17th Annual Conference, La Trobe University, Melbourne, July 1998)

‘“Unity is Strength”: Maori Committees in the Nineteenth Century’, (New Zealand Historical Association Conference, Massey University, December 1997)

‘“Begging with a Bludgeon”: The East Coast Confiscations’, (New Zealand Historical Association/Te Pouhere Korero Conference, Victoria University of Wellington, February 1996)

Other publications

‘Inglorious Dastards: Rangiaowhia Raid and the ‘Great War for New Zealand’, New Zealand Listener, 25 February 2017, pp.25-30, http://www.noted.co.nz/currently/history/inglorious-dastards-rangiaowhia-raid-and-the-great-war-for-new-zealand/

‘The Great War for New Zealand Broke Out Less than 50 Kilometres from Queen Street: Vincent O’Malley on the Waikato War and the Making of Auckland’, The Spinoff, 6 December 2016, http://thespinoff.co.nz/society/06-12-2016/the-great-war-for-nz-broke-out-less-than-50-km-from-queen-st-vincent-omalley-on-the-waikato-war-and-the-making-of-auckland/

‘New Zealand Wars have not been well studied’, New Zealand Herald, 11 November 2016, http://www.nzherald.co.nz/opinion/news/article.cfm?c_id=466&objectid=11745846

‘What a nation chooses to remember and forget: The war for New Zealand’s history’, The Guardian, 18 October 2016 https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/oct/18/what-a-nation-chooses-to-remember-and-forget-the-war-for-new-zealands-history

‘Historical amnesia over New Zealand’s own wars’, The Dominion Post, 23 April 2015, http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/comment/67944795/Historical-amnesia-over-New-Zealands-own-wars