Our Stories

Further Reading

J C Beaglehole, The Life of Captain James Cook, A and C Black Ltd, UK, 1974

Rongowhakaata Halbert , The History of the Horouta Canoe, Gisborne and East Coast, 3rd edition, 2012; prepared for publication by Te Nonoikura Haronga, Peter Gordon and the Rongo Halbert whanau

J A Mackay, Historic Poverty Bay and the East Coast, 1949

John Robson, Captain Cook’s World, Maps of the Life and Voyages of James Cook R.N., 2000, Random House

Anne Salmond, Two Worlds, First meetings between Maori and Europeans 1642-1772, Viking, 1991

South Seas Companion – Cook’s Endeavour Journal, 1999, online version created using a transcript prepared from photocopies of a photographic reproduction of the holograph manuscript journal in the National Library of Australia (MS 1) http://southseas.nla.gov.au/journals


Recommendations from Ron Taylor

Patrick Snedden, Pakeha and the Treaty: Why It's Our Treaty Too. Random House New Zealand 2014

Hiwi Tauroa, Healing the breach : one Maori's perspective on the Treaty of Waitangi. Collins, 1989

James Belich, The New Zealand Wars and the Victorian interpretation of racial conflict. Auckland University Press, 1986

James Belich, Making Peoples: A History of the New Zealanders from Polynesian Settlement to the End of the Nineteenth Century. Penguin, 2007

David Barrie, Sextant: A Young Man's Daring Sea Voyage and the Men Who Mapped the World's Oceans. William Morrow Paperbacks, 2015

John Thompson, Shackleton's Captain: A Biography of Frank Worsley. Mosaic Press, 2010

Dava Sobel, Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time. Bloomsbury USA, 2007

Scotty Morrison, Māori Made Easy. Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd, 2015

Paul Moon, The Path to the Treaty of Waitangi: Te Ara Ki Te Tiriti. David Ling Publishing Limited, 2002

Paul Moon, The Voyagers: Remarkable European explorations of New Zealand. NZ ePenguin, 2014

Paul Moon, A Savage Country: The Untold Story of New Zealand in the 1820s. Penguin, 2012

R.D. Crosby, The Musket Wars: A History of Inter-Iwi Conflict 1806 – 1845. Libro International, 2014

Michael King, The Penguin History of New Zealand. Penguin, 2012