25 May 2019

Vincent O'Malley - The New Zealand Wars/ Nga Pakanga o Aotearoa

From Saturday Morning, 9:20 am on 25 May 2019
A British cannon at Ruapekapeka.

A British cannon at Ruapekapeka. Photo: RNZ / Dan Cook

Vincent O'Malley

Vincent O'Malley Photo: Supplied / BWB

Vincent O'Malley is a founding partner of HistoryWorks, a group of historians specialising in Treaty of Waitangi research.

He is the author of several books on New Zealand history, including The Meeting Place: Māori and Pākehā Encounters, 1642-1840 and Beyond the Imperial Frontier: The Contest for Colonial New Zealand.  

His latest work is The New Zealand Wars/ Ngā Pakanga o Aotearoa, about the series of conflicts fought between the Crown and various groups of Māori between 1845 and 1872 that profoundly shaped the course and direction of New Zealand history.