|It is necessary to know a little of the past days-the people to whom the Missionaries came, the marvel of the early triumphs, the gathering clouds of war. the cruel disillusionment of the war days and the long uphill struggle to regain the confidence of the people and to re-establish the mission in the devastated areas.
||WHS Publications #5(2) 1946
Methodist Maori Missions Yesterday and Today
by GI Laurenson
| A history of Maori Missions in NZ 1822-1972
| WHS Publication #27 (1&2) 1972
Te Hahi Weteriana
|Enduring Maori/Pakeha tensions in New Zealand Methodism.
||WHS Publication #82-83 - 2006
Weaving the Unfinished Mats
| The Maori response to the Gospel in NZ
|WHS Publication #25(1-4) 1971
The Maori response to the Gospel
| The Impact of Christianity on the Maori
||WHS Publication #12(4) 1955
The Impact of Christianity on the Maori
|The Maori response to the Gospel
(A paper presented at the
South Pacific Conference of the
World Methodist Historical Society, Auckland 1987)
|WHS Publication #50 1987 (Paper)
The Maori Response to the Gospel
by R.D.Rakena, M.A.G.Couch, M.Te Whare,
H.P.Hauraki, B.I.Miller, T.R.Turner
| The impact of the Missionaries on the Maori people.
||WHS Publication #27(5) 1973
An Unexpected Impact
|Minapara and Te Aro
||The story of the Maori evangelist Minarapa
Te Rangi-hatu-ake 810?- 1893? is a story that is interwoven with the founding of the Wakefield
settlement at Whanganui-a-Tara, Port Nicholson
(Wellington) on 22 January 1840.
| WHS Publication #95 2012
Minarapa Te Rangi-hatu-ake and Te Aro Pa, 1839-1841
by Gary Clover
|| A report on a bi-cultural bus tour to Rapaki in 1986.
It looks at the history of Rapaki Pa and its place in the
| WHS Publication #49 Journal 1986
by J Roberts
|The Treaty of Waitangi
||The signing of the Treaty of Waitangi at Mangungu, 11-14 February, 1840
The Church and the Treaty today
A sign to the Church
| WHS Publication #55 1990
Return to Mangungu
| The Methodist Home Mission Party was significant to
the choral scene in New Zealand, raising the status of
Maori performance during the 1920s and 1930s.
They performed to audiences throughout the country
seven days a week, almost twelve months a year, for
what amounted to fifteen years of performance.
The choir, which was later renamed the Waiata Maori
Choir in 1934, used the stage to entertain as well as to
educate their audiences about Methodism, Maori and
| WHS Publication #95 2012
A Brief History of the Waiata
Maori Choir, 1924-1938
by Michelle Willyams
| "The New Zealand Chiefs in Wesley's house, 1863". This
article on this painting by J.Smethan, and it's place
in NZ history.
| WHS Publication #52, Journal 1989
A Historic Journey and Painting