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Michael King Memorial Lecture: Auckland Writers Festival

Although the New Zealand Wars (1845-1872) have profoundly shaped our country they have been little acknowledged, taught and understood. Historian Vincent O’Malley presents an introduction to the causes, course and consequences of these defining conflicts fought between groups of Māori

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Public Talk: The Great War for New Zealand

The Great War for New Zealand: Waikato 1800–2000 Public talk at Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato When: Sunday 9 October 2016, 4.30 – 7 p.m. Where: Waikato Museum Lecture Theatre, 1 Grantham Street, Hamilton Website: www.facebook.com/events/366124450442808 Vincent O’Malley talks

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Kiingitanga: The Untold Story

Vincent O’Malley recently appeared in the three-part documentary series Kiingitanga: The Untold Story. Documenting the more than 150-year history of New Zealand’s Māori King movement, the series provides rich insights into the past, present and future of Aotearoa’s indigenous monarchy.

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Waitangi Rua Rautau Lectures 2016

Vincent O’Malley recently took part in the Waitangi Rua Rautau Lectures for 2016, held at Victoria University of Wellington’s Te Herenga Waka Marae. After an initial address from Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick on the recent council partnership agreement with Te

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Waitangi Tribunal 40th Anniversary, 1975-2015

The Waitangi Tribunal has released a special edition of its Te Manutukutuku newsletter marking the 40th anniversary of the Tribunal’s founding in 1975. The special edition features articles and interviews from thirty current and former participants in the Waitangi Tribunal’s

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Remembering Waerenga-a-Hika

The 150th anniversary of the siege of Waerenga-a-Hika, 17-22 November 1865, was recently marked by Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki and other Turanga (Gisborne district ) iwi. Vincent O’Malley was also there, giving a well-attended public talk at the Tairawhiti Museum on 17

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