The History of Taranaki by B. Wells, A Standard Work on the History of the Province. First Published in 1878, 311pp
Chapter titles :
Maori Traditions, respecting the Morioris
The Canoes of the Maori Immigrants
Description of Pukerangiora - Ngamotu - War party from Waikato
Discovery of New Zealand
Arrival of the Missionaries
Arrival of the 'Tory' - wreck of the 'Harriet'
Dr. Dieffenback
NZ made dependency of NSW
Establishment of Plymouth Company
Dispatch of 'William Bryan'
Governor Hobson
Arrival of 'Timandra'
Arrival of 'Essex'
Scarcity of food
The Church Society for NZ
State of New Plymouth in 1849
Company reign their Charter to the Crown
The Puketapu Hapu
Governor Gore Browne
Payments for land
The Taranaki War
Arrival of 'Tamihana'
Massacre at Oakura
Confiscation - Military Settlements
General Chute marches from Wanganui
Taranaki Pioneers
Lists of Ships
And so much more...

The History of Taranaki by B. Wells