Ian Smith, Pākehā Settlements in a Māori WorldBRANDED|2021|49:04|PG
Ian Smith is an Honorary Associate Professor in the Archaeology Programme at the University of Otago. Ian has just released his book Pākehā Settlements in a Māori World. Pākehā Settlements in a Māori World offers a vivid account of early European experience in these islands, through material evidence offered by the archaeological record. Through these decades a small but growing Pākehā population lived within and alongside a Māori world, often interacting closely. This phase drew to a close in the 1850s, as the numbers of Pākehā began to exceed the Māori population, and the wars of the 1860s brought brutal transformation to the emerging society and its economy.