Trevor Bentley

Trevor Bentley was educated at the universities of Auckland and Waikato and has a special interest in researching, teaching and writing about the interaction of Maori and Pakeha in pre-Treaty New Zealand. He is the author of two previous books, both published by Penguin: Pakeha Maori (1999) and Captured by Maori (2004). Bentley is an adult education manager for four colleges in the South Waikato, as well as an inveterate surfer and traveller. He lives in Tauranga with his wife Helen.