May 2011

Read a historic heritage assessment including history and fabric description of Ruapekapeka Pa and battlefield, an actively managed historic site. The assessment also includes cultural connections, national context, historic significance, fabric significance, cultural significance and management recommendations.

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Contents include:

  • Site overview
  • History description
  • Fabric description
  • Cultural connections
  • Significance
  • Management chronology
  • Management recommendations
  • Conclusions
  • Sources consulted
  • Appendix A: Aerial photograph of Ruapekapeka Historic Reserve
  • Appendix B: Archaeological plans
  • Appendix C: Contemporary maps and plans
  • Appendix D: Planting plan 

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Maria Butcher
Published by Department of Conservation


Whangarei Office
Phone:   +64 9 470 3300
Address:   2 South End Ave
Whangarei 0110
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