1845 – Cacobau starts the 11 year war: Kills Roko Tui Dreketi, Banuve

1845 – the 11 year war: On a June morning the Roko Tui Dreketi, Banuve, was invited aboard Cakobau’s canoe, Ra Marama, where he was to formally accept Cakobau’s offer of peace, but no sooner had he stepped on board when Cakobau split his head with his battle axe.
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