7 Sep 2010

The diary of William Henry Churton

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:10 pm on 7 September 2010

William Henry Churton was a young Auckland Volunteer soldier during the New Zealand Wars in 1863. For 19 months, he kept a diary of his experiences as a soldier, witnessing some of the violence that took place when Maori land was sold to English settlers.