Maori Skill in Military Engineering. These detail drawings of the Ngapuhi fortifications of Ruapekapeka Pa, in Hone Heke's war in North New Zealand, 1845–46, illustrate the ingenuity with which the Maori adapted his defences to the needs of the firearms era. The Maori was particularly skilful in “digging in” against artillery fire.

Maori Skill in Military Engineering. — These detail drawings of the Ngapuhi fortifications of Ruapekapeka Pa, in Hone Heke's war in North New Zealand, illustrate the ingenuity with which the Maori adapted his defences to the needs of the firearms

Eruera Maihi Patuone was Chief of the Ngapuhi tribe.

Eruera Maihi Patuone was Chief of the Ngapuhi tribe.

Pomare of the Ngapuhi

Pomare of the Ngapuhi

RUATANA TAURAMOKO Uri- Taniwha hapu, Ngapuhi Tribe

RUATANA TAURAMOKO Uri- Taniwha hapu, Ngapuhi Tribe

poroti - Maungarongo. E NGAU ANA TE MAMAE KEI TE NGAKAU KIA KITEA TO TATOU MARAE POURI !!!! TU MAI E TE WHANAU TU KAHA, TU TONU !!!

poroti - Maungarongo. E NGAU ANA TE MAMAE KEI TE NGAKAU KIA KITEA TO TATOU MARAE POURI !!!! TU MAI E TE WHANAU TU KAHA, TU TONU !!!

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