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A black cotton and polyester T-Shirt " Arohamai / REMEMBER PARIHAKA // 5th NOVEMBER 1881 " is screenprinted on the front. " I'M SORRY FOR THE: // INVASION OF YOUR VILLAGE 5th NOV// UNJUST ARREST AND EXILING OF TE WHITI AND TOHU// LOOTING OF THE ARMED CONSTABLUARY 8th NOV// DESTRUCTION OF YOUR WHARENUI & CROPS/ 20th Nov// FORCIBLE EJECTION OF 1556 PEOPLE FROM THEIR HOMES. / 20th Nov // RAPE OF YOUR WOMEN/CONGENITAL SYPHILIS IN YOUR CHILDREN// ALSO FOR THE:// IMPRISONMENT AND TRIAL OF 420 PLOUGMEN AND 216 FENCERS FOR TWO / YEARS // DEVASTATING EFFECT ON THEIR WIVES AND CHILDREN / UNJUST CONFISCATION OF YOUR LAND / BACKDATING OF LEGISLATION TO MAKE LEGAL THE GOVT'S ILLEGAL ACTS / AND OUR FAILURE AS A NATION TO FACE THESE ISSUES " is written on the back. "CLASSICWEAR S" is written on a small manufacturer's label on the interior of the neck.
Accession No
PA2004.109

Name/Title
A grey woollen jersey featuring an image of the New Plymouth clock tower being demolished. One sleeve features a wrecking ball and the other sleeve features a stained glass window. The reverse of the jersey features a large question mark and " MOUNT / EGMONT / ROUND/HOUSE / BAND / ROTUNDA / CONVENT " is written on the reverse.
Accession No
PA2007.037

Name/Title
A green New Zealand Justice Department service cap with a black plastic peak. There is a a black plastic band above the peak and a brown leather sweatband inside. The inside label reads: " Hills Hats Ltd, Uniform Cap Makers, Wellington, N.Z. ".
Accession No
A86.326

Name/Title
A purple cotton T-Shirt which features a screen printed logo with a profile of Mount Taranaki / Egmont , bush and sea in blue with a background of white sky. "TSB BANK / TARANAKI OUTDOOR PURSUITS & EDUCATIONAL CENTRE / TOPEC / TSB TOPEC " is written in white around the logo. " Firefox Brand / 100% Cotton " is written on a manufacturer's tag on the inside of the collar. Care instructions are on the reverse of the label. " Courtney Scott " is handwritten in black pen on the inside of the collar.
Accession No
A97.693

Name/Title
A brown cotton T-Shirt promoting the exhibition Parihaka: The Art of Passive Resistance. "AMSTERDAM BANGKOK BERLIN / BUDAPEST DUBAI CHICAGO / HONG KONG JAKARTA LISBON / LONDON LOS ANGELES MADRID / PARIS MOSCOW NEW YORK CAIRO / VANCOUVER / AUCKLAND / MELBOURNE / PARIHAKA / PARIS SYDNEY ROME SINGAPORE / GENEVA / PUKE ARIKI / SHANGHAI / SUVA / CAPE TOWN / NEW PLYMOUTH " is written on the front. " PARIHAKA " " PUKE ARIKI " and " NEW PLYMOUTH " are highlighted. " KIWI CREW / NEW ZEALAND" is written on a manufacturer's label on the interior of the neck. "S" is written on a smaller tag.
Accession No
A97.694

Name/Title
Wig
A strawberry blond mannequin wig made of synthetic hair on a stiff base. The hair has been stiffened.
Accession No
A89.231

Name/Title
A Queen carnival costume. The costume includes a purple velvet cape lined with white fur with black ' spots ' of fabric scattered around it. The cape is lined with calico. It also includes a cream silk dress trimmed with decorative gold coloured metallic decoration around the shoulders and near the bottom. A plain white cotton slip designed to be worn under the costume also accompanies it. The costume is accompanied by an extra portion of fabric and a bag of off- cuts of purple velvet and fur.
Accession No
PA2011.005

A white cotton T-Shirt for New Zealand's National Library Week 2010. It features a bright yellow circle at the centre of the front. " ASK ME! / YOU MIGHT BE / SURPRISED / HE TAONGA TE PĀTAI " is marked in black on the circle. " LIANZA / LIBRARY / WEEK / FOR A WORLD OF KNOWLEDGE / WWW.LIBRARYWEEK.ORG.NZ " is written in black on the back. " BIZ COLLECTION / L " is written on a tag on the interior of the collar. " L" is written on another tag. A third tag on the interior features washing instructions and manufacturing details.
Accession No
PA2011.013

A light grey cotton Puke Ariki Swanndri T-Shirt. The shirt features a screenprinted image of Swanndri plaid fabric in the shape of a star on the chest. The Puke Ariki emblem is marked in black on one sleeve. " A GAP IN THE MARKET AND / A SECRET FORMULA / The mercer first noticed a gap in the / clothing market in 1913. There was / nothing on the shelves to keep bush / men and farmers warm and dry / outdoors. He came up with a sturdy, / all-weather, woollen over-shirt that was / weatherproofed using a secret formula. / To read more of this story and other / TET Taranaki Stories go to: / www.pukeariki.com " is marked on a black star on the back. " KIWI / Crew / NEW ZEALAND" is written on a tag on the interior of the collar. The tag features washing instructions and manufacturing details on the reverse. " M " is marked on a smaller tag below this.
Accession No
PA2011.010

A bright yellow cotton Puke Ariki Open Day T-Shirt. " Puke Ariki / OPEN DAY " is screenprinted in black on the chest. " CC / Cotton Force " is written on a tag on the interior of the collar. The tag features washing instructions and manufacturing details on the reverse. " XL " is marked on a smaller tag on the side of this.
Accession No
PA2011.012

A white cotton T-Shirt for the Amazing Backyard Adventures exhibition. A screen-printed image of a boy riding a bee titled " AMAZING / BACKYARD / ADVENTURES " is marked on the right facing side of the chest. " STAFF " is written in black on the back.
" Classic /180 / 100 % Quality Cotton / M " is written on a tag on the interior of the collar. The tag features washing instructions and manufacturing details on the reverse.
Accession No
PA2010.233

A bright purple cotton Puke Ariki T-Shirt. The shirt features an abstract image of figures on a beach in grey and black on the front. The Puke Ariki emblem is marked in grey on the back. " KIWI / Crew / NEW ZEALAND" is written on a tag on the interior of the collar. The tag features washing instructions and manufacturing details on the reverse. " L " is marked on a smaller tag below this.
Accession No
PA2011.009

Name/Title
A pair of pillar lock handcuffs consisting of wide "U" shaped, blued metal bands with a long round lock across the top and hinged to one side. The bands are joined by two rings with a large eye bolt and hook in between. " HIATT " and an illegible number is marked on the cuffs and " 140 " is stamped on both sides of the key.
Accession No
A87.988

Name/Title
A pair of pillar lock handcuffs consisting of wide "U" shaped, blued metal bands with a long round lock across the top and hinged to one side. The bands are joined by two rings with a large eye bolt and hook in between. "3" "14" "56" are stamped on the cuffs. " HIATT No. 34 " is stamped on both sides of the key.
Accession No
A87.989

Name/Title
A heavy linked metal leg shackle that is ringed in the middle and it has a thick round band at each end that is rivet hinged at one side and fitted to take a locking pin at the other. " 1860 /-1870 / 71.375 " is written on a white paper label on the on of the bands.
Accession No
A87.993

Name/Title
A pair of pillar lock handcuffs with two wide "U" shaped blued metal bands that are joined at the centre. " 6 " is marked on the on the handcuffs and " HIATT /175 " is marked on both sides of the key.
Accession No
A87.991

Name/Title
A black cotton T-Shirt promoting the Puke Ariki exhibition Taranaki War 1860-2010 Te Ahi Kā Roa, Te Ahi Kātoro exhibition. " DON'T / MENTION / THE / WAR " is screenprinted in yellow on the front of the shirt. " TE AHI KĀ ROA, TE AHI KĀTORO / TARANAKI WAR 1860-2010 / WAR (in decorative script) / OUR LEGACY . OUR CHALLENGE / Puke Ariki ( Puke Ariki brand) / www.pukeariki.com. " is screen printed in white on the reverse of the shirt. Two small tags on the interior of the collar feature manufacturing detail and care instructions.
Accession No
PA2010.104

Name/Title
A black cotton T-Shirt for the 2010 Museums Aotearoa Conference held in New Plymouth. A white screen printed line runs across the chest of the shirt which features a profile of Mount Taranaki and Paritutu with " ma10 " behind them. " museums aotearoa / new plymouth 2010 " is written below this. " M / MADE IN / CHINA " and " BIZ COLLECTION " is written on two tags on the interior of the collar. A tag on the inside of the shirt also features washing instructions.
Accession No
PA2010.103

Formed in 1868, the New Plymouth Schools Committee oversaw a number of schools including Courteney Street, Gill Street, Wesleyan, East, East Infants, West, Fitzroy and Frankley Road Schools.
The records consist of official minutes 1880-1884, a letter book 1882-1886, general correspondence 1880-1905 and misc papers which include staff appointments, truancy and absenteeism notes.Each folder has an index which contains a brief description of each item, including the names of those involved (pupils, teachers, caretakers, parents, committee members etc.).
Folder 13 contains a petition with signatures from parents, guardians etc. at West Infants School, 1900.
Folder 14 contains a petition with signatures from parents, and neighbours at Fitzroy, 1883.
Folders 24 and 25 contains receipts and tenders from local businesses, some on business letterheads.
Accession No
ARC2001-002

Glenys Thomson and Heather Savage were active parishioners of the Taranaki East Community Parish. In an oral history Glenys responds to questions about the history of the Parish and how it developed into a charismatic church. Heather joins and talks with Glenys about the situation where a charismatic church has closed and locked the church at Toko and moved to Stratford.
The interview was recorded at the time Glenys Thomas and Heather Savage deposited the Taranaki East Community Parish archives in the Puke Ariki Archive.
Accession No
ARC2001-49

Name/Title
Attributed to H. D.Mullon, this paper outlines the history of Richmond Cottage and sets out to disprove the story that Richmond Cottage was used as the first Bank of New Zealand (BNZ).
Accession No
ARC2001-95

Felix Templeton Bellringer was born in 1877, the son of James Templeton Bellringer, who was Mayor NP 1889-1893. Felix was educated at Central School NP and NP Boys High School and served several years as a law clerk. In 1900 he was admitted to the Bar - solicitor of the Supreme Court NZ. In 1901 he was elected temporary Town Clerk, later becoming Town Clerk and Borough Treasurer. In the former position he served for 50 years retiring in Feb 1952
The papers consist of reports and letters concerning his achievements as Town Clerk 1902-52, including his role in the acquisition and development of the following reserves and parks; Aotea Park, Henui Vicarage, West End School, Prison Reserve (Moturoa), New Plymouth Rugby Park, East End Bathing Reserve, Lake Mangamahoe Hydro scheme, Maranui Estate, Pukekura Park, Peringa Park, Kawaroa Park, Paritutu Centennial Park, Lynmouth Park, Waiwakaiho Park, Ngamotu Reserve, Pukewarangi, Burgess Park. In addition to the boxed material in the archive, there is a series of scrapbooks re Parks and Reserves.
Accession No
ARC2001-136

Richmond Cottage was built for C.W. Richmond in 1853. After C.W. Richmond went to Wellington in 1856, the cottage was leased to army officers during the 1860's. Various members of the Atkinson and Richmond families occupied the cottage until the 1880's when it was rented out, then sold in 1898.
Account statements for the sale of the Richmond Beach Cottage from Richmond & Hutchen, Solicitors, with additional notes from and to Anna Richmond. 1897 - 1898
Accession No
ARC2001-161

The forerunner of the Cardiff Dairy Company was the Cardiff Co-operative Butter Packing Factory, formed in 1888.
The Cardiff Dairy Company was formed in 1891 and merged with Stratford, Eltham and Normanby Dairy Companies to become the Taranaki Cooperative Dairy Company (1965).
The records include a complete run of minutes from 1890 - 1935, register of members 1891 - 1897 and the share register 1891 - 1935.
Accession No
ARC2001-190

Formed in 1895, the Mangorei Dairy Company produced butter. In 1910, the company took over Hurworth Dairy Company and installed a skim milk plant. Amalgamation with the Rotokare Dairy Company took place in 1938 and the company continued operating until 1964 when it amalgamated with Moa Farmers Co.
Contains the published director's reports and balance sheets for the years 1939-1964.
Accession No
ARC2001-193
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