The Parihaka Album: Lest We Forget

Author(s): Rachel Buchanan

NZ Maori

The 1881 invasion of Parihaka is one of the most disturbing events in New Zealand history. Blending the personal and the historical, this book tracks the author's discovery of her family's links with Parihaka and her Maori and Pakeha ancestors' roles in the early days of the city that is now Wellington.


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Rachel Buchanan BA (Hons), LLB is currently a lecturer in Media Studies at La Trobe University in Melbourne, and previous to that, she worked as a contributor at Melbourne's The Age newspaper. She's a widely published journalist, historian, essay writer and short story writer in both in New Zealand Australia. Rachel grew up in Taranaki and did her PHD on Parihaka. Years later she attended a big art show at City Gallery in Wellington in 2000-2001 on Parihaka and was inspired to write this historical memoir.

General Fields

  • : 9781869693992
  • : Huia Publishers
  • : Huia Publishers
  • : February 2010
  • : New Zealand
  • : January 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Rachel Buchanan
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 993.488
  • : 308
  • : BxW Photographs