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Watch Riqi Harawira's music video Ruapekapeka which uses footage from NZ Wars: The Stories of Ruapekapeka.
For the first time there have been official services and events held to mark historical Maori conflict and NZ land wars. Te Mana Korihi Editor Shannon Haunui-Thompson talks tbout the commemorations. Audio
An archaeologist has made a remarkable discovery at the site of the country's first major battlefield, Ruapekapeka. He has found the bodies of twelve British soldiers killed in the battle, near… Audio
View all of the drama recreations from New Zealand Wars documentary in their full length. Video
Ahead of the first official commemorations of the New Zealand Wars, a 180-year-old prayer book offers a glimpse of an infamous battle. Audio
Maori Warriors armed with taiaha, guns and even a sword took centre stage at the commemorations of the Battle of Ruapekapeka.
In Northland, 500 people have attended a dawn service to remember the battle of Ruapekapeka Pa. The old site just south of Kawakawa is a special place for one 19-year-old.