Browsing Open Polytechnic Research by Subject "Te mate riwai"
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Te paraiti: The 1905-1906 potato blight epidemic in New Zealand and its effects on Maori communities. (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 ...