David Armstrong is a professional historian with a BA (Hons) and LLB. He has researched and written historical reports for the Crown and claimants concerning Waitangi Tribunal claims since 1989. David's main areas of interest have been in the South Island, Wellington, the Bay of Plenty, Kaipara, Northland and the Rangitikei/Manawatu districts.
He presented reports to the Waitangi Tribunal during the Central North Island/Bay of Plenty inquiry on behalf of claimant groups. Currently, David is a Director of HistoryWorks, a Wellington-based historical research company.