Overviews of 19th Century

Alan WardA Show of Justice. Racial Amalgamation in Nineteenth Century New Zealand, Auckland University Press, Auckland, 1975.

Sign providing history of Te Wheroro's Pā, where it is standing, above Rangiriri.

Michael KingThe Penguin History of New Zealand, Penguin Books, Auckland, 2003.

Ranginui WalkerKa Whawhai Tonu Matou. Struggle Without End, Penguin Books, Auckland, 1990.

Ray Fargher, The Best Man who Ever Served the Crown? A Life of Donald McLean, Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2007.