Talk on Wairau fra­cas

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Maori his­tory re­searchers John and Hi­lary Mitchell are giv­ing a talk on Satur­day on the 1843 Wairau af­fray – a con­fronta­tion be­tween Te Rau­paraha’s Ngati Toa war­riors and an armed group of Nel­son set­tlers. The con­fronta­tion even­tu­ally led to the sale of Porirua to the Crown. The talk will be at Pataka on Au­gust 3 at 1.30pm. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Tony Cross on 232 7593.

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