Giving up the lake

23 February 2011, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Gallery, Aratoi

Historian Bruce Stirling will speak about what led Maori to alienate Wairarapa Moana to the Crown in 1896

Bruce Stirling is a Wellington historian who, since the 1990s, has been extensively involved in researching the Wairarapa Treaty of Waitangi claims. He has recently completed a heritage study of Wairarapa Moana for Greater Wellington Regional Council, and is currently writing a political history of Wairarapa iwi.