Danny’s Bibliography

Published Work since 2000


Ahuwhenua Celebrating 80 Years of Maori Farming

  • Te Whiti O Rongomai and the Resistance of Parihaka, Huia Publishers, Wellington, 2015.
  • Celebrating 80 Years of Māori Farming, Huia Publishers, Wellington, 2013.
  • Huia Histories of Mā Ngā Tāhuhu Korero (editor), Huia Publishers, Wellington, June 2012, including writing of 3 chapters:
    • Introduction; ‘Land Culture and History Interwoven’, pp.xvii-xl;
    • Chapter Eight; ‘Separating Them From That Customary Influence’, The Dissolution of Customary Authority 1840-1890, pp.131-162
    • Chapter Ten; ‘The Future Sons of Britain’? The Dissolution of Customary Authority 1890-1918, pp.199-228.
  • Wars without End. The Land Wars in Nineteenth New Zealand, Revised Edition, Penguin Books, Auckland 2009.
  • Terror in our Midst?  Searching for Terror in Aotearoa New Zealand (editor), Huia Publishers, Wellington 2008, including 3 chapters:
      • ‘Introduction’, pp.17-33.
      • Chapter Three, ‘Autonomy as Fiction: the Urewera Native District Reserve Act 1896’, pp.79-94.
      • Chapter Six, ‘The Terror Raids and the Criminalising of Dissent’, pp. 129-138.

Huia Histories of Māori Ngā Tāhuhu Kōrero

  • Chapters in Books 
  • ‘Amalgamating Maori?’: Maori, Land Tenure and ‘Amalgamation’ Before 1860’, pp. 1-18 and
  • ‘ Origins of War in North Taranaki’, pp.19-34 in
    • Contested Ground. Te Whenua I Tohe, (ed) Kelvin Day, Puke Ariki Museum/Huia Publishers, Wellington, 2010.
  • ‘A Nation Within? Maori People and autonomy in New Zealand’  in
    • Nicholas Tarling et al (eds), The State, Development and Identity in Multi-Ethnic Societies, Routledge, New York, 2008, pp.216-224.
  • ‘An Ancient Land’ in Taranaki Whenua. Life Blood Legacy,  in
    • Puke Ariki Museum, New Plymouth, 2008, pp. 101-110.
  • ‘The Past from the Paepae: Uses of the Past in Maori Oral History’ in
  • Wars Without End, The Land wars in 19th Century New Zealand
    • Rachel Selby and Alison J. Laurie (eds), Māori and Oral History: A Collection, Dunmore Print, Palmerston North, 2005, pp.54-61.
  • ‘The Treaty is Always Speaking? Government Reporting on Māori Aspirations and Treaty Meanings’ in
    • Margaret Tennant et al (eds), Past Judgment. History and Social Policy, Otago University Press, Dunedin, 2004, pp. 207-223.
  • ‘Bound to the Land, Māori retention and assertion of land and identity’, in
    • Pawson and T. Brooking (eds) Environmental Histories of New Zealand, Oxford (Melbourne), 2002, pp.246-260.
  • ‘Hear the Word, See the Word: A comment on Oral Culture, literacy and print in early New Zealand: The Treaty of Waitangi’, in
    • J Thomson (ed), Books and Bibliography: Essays in commemoration of Don McKenzie, VUW Press (Wellington), 2002, pp.57-68.
  • ‘Ma Pango Ma Whero Ka Oti: Unities and Fragments in Māori History’ in
    • Dalley, Bronwyn and Labrum, Bronwyn (eds), Fragments: New Zealand Social and Cultural History, Auckland, Auckland University Press, 2000, pp. 39-53.
  • ‘Aversion to print: Māori resistance to the Written Word’, in
      • Griffith, Penny, Hughes, Peter and Loney, Alan (eds), Book in the Hand: Essays on the History of the Book in New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland University Press, 2000, pp. 17-28. 

Volume Two, Dictionary of New Zealand Biography

  • Journals and select Newspapers/Magazines  
  • ‘A Few Venturous Souls’, Towards a Comparative History of Māori New Zealand and Native North America, in Te Pouhere Korero Journal,
  • Auckland, 2:2002, pp.82-93.
  • ‘NZ Wars’ or ‘Land Wars? The Case for Taranaki 1860-61’ in the Journal of New Zealand Studies, October 2002, pp.99-107.
  • ‘The Unmentioned Minority’ in Massey Alumni Journal, April 2004, p.3.
  • Mana Magazine, between 2000 and 2010, numerous historical essays on prominent Māori figures, events and issues eg‘
      • Waitangi or Anzac – Our National Day?’ in Issue 92, February – March 2010, pp. 44-45.
      • ‘The Kingitanga’, a short history, in Commemorative Issue 50, February-March 2003, pp. 63-68.
      • ‘Hone Heke – His Mana Endures’ in Issue 52, February-March 2004, pp.83-86.
  • New Zealand Herald, contributions to Editorial Dialogue Page including;
  • Māori Life in Old Taranaki, J Houston - Preface by Danny
    • ‘Whose Holocaust? That is Still a Good Question’, 7.9.2000, p. A13.
    • ‘Truth Reached Only By Rationale Debate’, 2.9.2003, p.A.13.
    • ‘Pakeha Men Ideal Target for National’, 13.2.2004, p. A.15.
  • New Zealand Listener –
    • ‘Heroes and Villains, a life of Von Tempsky’, 19.4.2003, pp.30-32.   
  • Wanganui Chronicle
    • ‘The Language of Race Relations’, 3.9.2003, p.6.