Object #1014715 from MS-Papers-0032-0021
From: Superintendent, Hawkes Bay and Government Agent, East Coast - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0021 (68 digitised items).
Comprises correspondence, memoranda and reports mainly relating to the military campaign against Te Kooti.
A transcription/translation of this document (by ATL) appears below.
Memorandum of dates.
Mr. S. Williams' interview with Mr. Bichmond
2nd. Nov 1868
Departure of Friendly natives for the Wairoa
19th. Oct. 1868
Departure of Mr. Richmond and Superintendent for same
19th. Oct. 1868
Interview with Major Biggs at Poverty Bay
Was he informed of the Espedition?.
Yes. Combined movement from Wairoa.
Junction of natives from Poverty Bay with Wairoa natives, and those sent there from Napier
1st. Dec. 1868
The departure of the Expedition
26th. Nov. 1868
The order for its return
The attack by Te Kooti and his party on the Poverty Bay settlers
10th. Nov. 1868
The probable position of Te Kooti and his party at the time the order to retreat was given.
To be ascertained.
The position of the Expedition at that time A sketch map showing these positions and their relation to the part of Poverty Bay district occupied by the settlers.
The date when Expedition was sent to the Wairoa to operate in rear of Te Kooti's scouts, and between it and Ngatapa; also the route by which Te Kooti retreated towards Ngatapa, and a sketch plan showing these points and routes. The date of their arrival at Wairoa. The nuber of the Expedition. The number of the natives at the Wairoa Available. The position to
Some of these plans and sketches as-company reports.
which it was to have proceeded, and its intended route. Whether the detachment of the natives from the Wairoa, taken in connection with the known position of Te Kooti's party, would have improperly weaken-ed Wairoa. The position from which the front attacking party proceeded, and route. The place of the battle.
To be ascertained
some of these plans accompany reports.
Maoris murdered at Poverty Bay, Nov. 10th. 1868, and following days:-
Harata Taketake, (his wife and four children.)
Te Wiremu Kinahi
Killed in Tamihana's Pa.
Hira Te Kai (wounded
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