Plan of the Pekapeka Block, Waitara. (Inset, Te Kohia pa, called the 'L' pa from its shape.) This Day in History: Mar 28,1860: First Taranaki War: The Battle of Waireka begins. http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/
1860 The vast hoop skirts of the mid-19th century were supported by crinolines – steel, cage-like structures worn with a corset and petticoats. The crinoline reached its maximum dimensions in 1860 and then started to shrink to less ludicrous proportions. for women.