New Zealand History 1840-1853 (Geographic Name)
Work cat.: Pretty, G.L. Edward Gibbon Wakefield and New Zealand 1846-1852, 1960.
Bateman N.Z. encyc., 2000: p. 640-641 (Treaty of Waitangi ... signed at Waitangi in the Bay of Islands on 6 February 1840, by some Māori leaders and by Lieutenant-Governor Hobson on behalf of the British government)
Belich, J. Making peoples, 2001: p. 180 (full sovereignty over the whole of New Zealand was acquired in 1840) p. 191 (Between 1848 and 1853, the colony was nominally split into two provinces ... New Ulster ... and New Munster ... in 1853 the six more enduring provinces were established)
Jackson, W.K. Historical dict. of N.Z., 1996: p. 190 (The Constitution Act, 1852, established six provinces ... proclaimed by George Grey before he left N.Z. at the conclusion of his first governorship in 1853)