- February (approx)
- The Otago Chief Tairoa mobilises a force of Ngāi Tahu. They gather at Lyttelton Harbour, sail north, and defeat the northern tribes near the site of Blenheim. This skirmishing continued for several years.
- Information for this resource was based on the second edition of John Densem’s Christchurch chronology: a history of settlement. Environmental Policy and Planning Policy Unit, Christchurch City Council, 1990.
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