Location: Orakau, Waikato, new Zeland
Surnames/tags: New_Zealand_Wars Colonial_Wars Orakau
Categories: New Zealand Wars.
The Battle of Orakau was a three-day affair. It has been described as the greatest fight in the New Zealand Wars and one of the most glorious defences in the history of the world!
Heroism such as the Maoris displayed at Orakau should be held in lasting remembrance.
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Web Sites (Orakau)
- Chapter X - The Battle of Orakau.
- Orakau NZ Wars memorial.
- Te Awamutu Online.
- The end of the battle at Orakau.
- War in Waikato.
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- Kevin J. Sands
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