[Centenarian remembers South Taranaki war of 1868]
Mr Tonga Awikau, aged 101, remembers the British defeat at Te Ngutu- o-te-manu, the South Taranaki stronghold on September 7 1868. Also remembers Titokowaru, and saw the cremation of 20 British dead, including Major Von Tempksy Event date: 1868 September 7
Source: New Zealand scrapbook, p 9
From: Auckland Libraries
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