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Name/Title
Fully intact Puriri moth with outspread wings. The upper wings are predominantly green with brown patternation. Lower wings are light brown with green edging.
Accession No
PA2004.178

Name/Title
A New Zealand Police cap with a silver badge on the centre front. " NZ / POLICE " is written on the badge with a crown at the top. The crown of the cap is navy blue with a black peak, navy and white chequered hatband and a plastic strap across the front. " Hills Hat Ltd. / Uniform Cap Makers / Wellington N.Z. / 7 " is written on the inside of the cap.
Accession No
A90.727

Name/Title
A white painted British "tin" helmet as it was called, which is actually made of steel. The helmet has a black leather sweatband, support, and head pad. "Police" has been painted in black across the front of the helmet.
Accession No
A97.474

Name/Title
A brass and copper military fireman's helmet. There is a midline crest depicting a relief pattern of a dragon, a short peak and longer back brim. The inside is lined with leather and there is a leather chin strap on the wearer's right side. The front is missing the fireman's badge.
Accession No
A97.480

Name/Title
An oval-shaped silk needlework picture depicting a bird perched on a branch. The silk is mounted on a wooden board.
Accession No
A59.126

Name/Title
A red dental cardigan which can be fastened with red buttons sewn on the right facing side.
Accession No
TM2003.140

Name/Title
A fireman's helmet make of cork and covered with a heavy canvas that has been painted in black enamel. There is a N.Z. Fire Service emblem at the centre front above a red hatband. The inside has an adjustable leather lining with snaps and a black chinstrap. The helmet is shaped with a midline crest from the brow to the back of the helmet and the brim is long and curved above the neck and has a narrow peak at the front. There is a hole at the front of the crest possibly for a plume.
Accession No
A87.200

Name/Title
A large brown cave weta with very long antennae and hind legs. The legs are studded with sharp thorns and the body is small in comparison with the legs. The antennae are divided into numerous segments.
Accession No
A96.484

Name/Title
A blue cotton North Taranaki District Council sweatshirt with elasticised cuffs and bottom. " NORTH TARANAKI DISTRICT COUNCIL / NTDC COUNCIL " is written in white on the right facing side of the chest A profile of a mountain in white is incorporated with the text. " " is handwritten on a small tag on the inside of the collar. " STALLION / PRINTABLES / COTTON/POLYESTER " is written on a manufacturers tag on the inside of the collar. Illegible care instructions and manufacturers details feature on the back of the tag.
Accession No
PA2008.034

Name/Title
A thin, black imitation leather wallet with a double flap. The front flap features a kiwi shape and a fern leaf in gold. At the top the words "In / The Field / France", and at the bottom it reads " Xmas 1917 ". The back flap has a picture of buildings in gold. The front flap has a pocket with large opening in it on the inside, and it appears that one or two pockets may have been cut out.
Accession No
A82.441

Name/Title
A white painted British "tin" helmet as it was called, which is actually made of steel The helmet has a khaki-coloured chin strap, black leather sweatband, support, and head pad. "Police" has been painted in black across the front of the helmet.
Accession No
A84.766

Name/Title
A New Plymouth, New Zealand Fire Service cap made of navy blue wool with a black patent leather peak. The cap is part of a full uniform. It is a size 7 1/4, has a silver badge which reads "New Plymouth/New Zealand Fire Service" and a patent leather strap around the base of the crown. The inside label reads: "Made Expressly for I. R. Booker Ltd./Hills Caps Ltd./Wellington, NZ".
Accession No
A90.314

Name/Title
A N.Z. Police night helmet with a seam down the front and a slight point at the from of the brim. There is a hatband in blue around the outside and a leather sweatband on the inside. The helmet is covered in navy blue wool, green plastic on the inside and has a black chin strap that has been wrapped around the peak. There is a piece to cover the hole at the top of the helmet where a spike would be screwed in. The name "M. Bourke" is written on the inside. The label reads: "Mountcastle Pty. Ltd., Brisbane, Australia".
Accession No
A90.695

Name/Title
A N.Z. Police night helmet with a seam down the front and a slight point at the from of the brim. There is a hatband in blue around the outside and a leather sweatband on the inside. The helmet is covered in navy blue wool, green plastic on the inside and has a black chin strap. There is a piece to cover the hole at the top of the helmet where a spike would be screwed in. The name "Sgt. Lahmert" is written on the inside. The label reads: "Mountcastle Pty. Ltd., Brisbane, Australia".
Accession No
A90.694

Name/Title
A New Zealand Police cap. The crown is navy blue with a black peak, navy and white chequered hatband and a plastic strap across the front. "Hills Hat Ltd./Uniform Cap Makers/Wellington N.Z./ 6/ 7/8" is written on the interior.
Accession No
A90.728

Name/Title
A New Plymouth, NZ Fire Service cap. The cap is made of navy blue wool and has a peak at the front. There is a black plastic strap at the front and a leather sweatband on the inside. On the centre front there is a large cap badge made of silver-coloured metal that has a red enamelled centre. The badge depicts two crossed silver hatchets surmounted by a helmet. It reads: "New Plymouth New Zealand Fire Service". The inside label reads: "Made Expressly for I.R. Booker Ltd. by Hills Caps Inc./ Wellington/[size] 6 7/8".
Accession No
A82.897

Meterana decorata. A medium sized moth. The forewings are pale brown with darker brown markings. The hindwings are pale brown.
Accession No
A99.847

Meterana grandiosa. A large sized moth. It is medium to dark brown. The forewings have a square black and pale markings.
Accession No
A99.850

Tmetolophota atristriga. A medium sized moth. It is a light brown colour with the forewings lighter than the hindwings.
Accession No
A99.870

Meterana stipta. A large sized moth. It is mottled brown on the forewings.
Accession No
A99.861

Meterana merope. A large sized moth. The forewings are dark brown with yellow markings. The hindwings are a slightly lighter brown than the forewings.
Accession No
A99.852

Tmetolophota arotis. A medium sized moth. It is a light brown colour. The forewings are a more pinkish brown than the dusky hindwings.
Accession No
A99.874

Meterana ochthistis. A medium sized moth. The forewings are a mottled medium-dark brown. The hindwings a plain medium brown.
Accession No
A99.854

Meterana levis. A medium sized moth. It is a light brown colour. The forewings have a mottled appearance.
Accession No
A99.851

Tmetolophota arotis. A medium sized moth. It is a light brown colour. The forewings are a more pinkish brown than the dusky hindwings.
Accession No
A99.872
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