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  • The New Zealand Wars

    The New Zealand Wars, sometimes called the Land Wars and also once called the Māori Wars, were a series of armed conflicts that took place in New Zealand between 1845 and 1872. The wars were fought over a number of issues, the most prominent concerning Māori land being sold to the settler population.The Māori King Movement (also known as the Kingitanga Movement) began resisting the purchase of ...