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    • Nga riwai: Maori potatoes. 

      Harris, G. F.; Niha, P. P. (1999)
      It is generally accepted by scholars that potatoes were first introduced to New Zealand in the late eighteenth century by Captain James Cook and the French explorer, Marion du Fresne. Further introductions from a variety ...
    • Te paraiti: The 1905-1906 potato blight epidemic in New Zealand and its effects on Maori communities. 

      Harris, G. F. (2006)
      In 1905 and 1906, a potato blight (Phytophthora infestans) epidemic infected potato crops throughout New Zealand. It had a particularly devastating effect on Maori, many of whom, by the end of the nineteenth century, had ...