Purple Pocket Part 1



Background to the early period of colonisation, including a description of pre-European Māori economics and the impact of colonisation on these systems. A description of colonial ideologies and how these were used to support and justify colonisation by Europeans.

Table of contents

Introduction; glossary of Māori words and phrases; Māori economic prospects; 1840–1860; supportive ideology; warfare.



Primary author: Nairn, Mitzi. (ed)

Secondary author: Kia mohio Kia Marama Trust

Author biography: Pākehā

Publisher: CCANZ Programme on Racism

Publication format: Education resource

Publication date: 1990

Publication place: Unknown

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Catalog reference: AMNC-5 (Programme on Racism)

Content type: History

Collection: Project Waitangi (national)

Sector: Cross-sector

Formal group: POR (Programme on Racism)

Informal group: Māori

Culture related topics: Racism

General related topics: Equity/justice/fairness

Historical period: 19th

Historical event: 1990 Sesquicentennial