How did the age of enlightenment effect cooks attitude towards Maori?
During the age enlightenment people started thinking differently to see if they could advance society.
Thats why captain cooks orders in 1758 were that if you come across native people,
Negative effects of Trade
When Europeans first arrived in New Zealand in the 18 th century, Maori communities had no
immunity against many of the infectious diseases that were prominent in the western civilisation.
The arrival of the Europeans and the tra
The Boyd Incident
In December 1809 the ship Boyd which was anchored in Whangaroa Harbour was attacked
by a group of Maori who killed most of the crew and passengers of the Pakeha. This attack
was placed in order to give utu (revenge) for the misbehaviour
PHASE THREE: The Traders
Individual traders were transported to New Zealand by their Sydney-based companies
and deposited with their trading goods to return a profit by exchanging European
commodities like blankets, trinkets and iron ware for native goods
Examine the effects that the Traders had on Maori Communities
Take a stance/argument
Say something insightful
Life was tough. The average life
expectancy was very low.
Society included iwi, hapu,
Decision-making was by the iwi.
There were strict rules of
behaviour. Control was by tapu
there were no police or