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The Musket Wars
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  Baron Charles Hippolyte de Thierry
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The New Zealand Wars
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  The Battle of Gate Pa
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 Please be aware that this website is a personal homepage. It would therefore be wise to cross check information which I have presented here. A list of many official New Zealand history sites may be found within my Links section.