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World War II poster advertising the 3rd Liberty Loan. Image depicts a head and shoulder portrait of a young pilot dressed in flying attire with blue sky and aircraft in background. Text above pilot (in white) reads: "HE OFFERS HIS LIFE!" while the text below pilot reads (in black): "Will you not lend your money?" Red printed band at base of poster with white text inside reads: "3rd LIBERTY LOAN". Printed lower left edge: "C. M. BANKS LTD. WELLINGTON". 1943
76 x 50.5cm
Accession No
A96.452

World War II poster advertising the 3rd Liberty Loan. Plain paper with a head and shoulder portrait of a middle aged man with a surprised look on his face. A red and white speach bubble next to him reads: "WHO - ME?" Text (in red) above man reads: "YES! YOU!" Blue and red sticker over the lower section of the man's face reads: "ARE YOU IN? It's everybody this time!" Text then goes on to explain the terms for each 10 pounds. Bright red bold text at lower edge of poster reads: "3rd LIBERTY LOAN 35,000,000". Printed in small red text lower left edge: "C. M. Banks Ltd., Wellington" (manufacturer). 1943.
Accession No
A96.450

World War II poster advertising the 3rd Liberty Loan. Image depicts a head and shoulder portrait of a young pilot dressed in flying attire with blue sky and aircraft in background. Text above pilot (in white) reads: "HE OFFERS HIS LIFE!" while the text below pilot reads (in black): "Will you not lend your money?" Red printed band at base of poster with white text inside reads: "3rd LIBERTY LOAN". Printed lower left edge: "C. M. BANKS LTD. WELLINGTON". 1943
76 x 50.5cm
Accession No
A96.453

World War II poster advertising the 3rd Liberty Loan. Image depicts a light blue and khaki naval vessel ploughing through the sea. Text above vessel (in blue) reads: "NAVY WEEK" - "Week" has a yellow outline. Text below ship reads: "New Zealand expects ... THAT EVERYONE THIS WEEK WILL INVEST IN THE 3RD LIBERTY LOAN". Blue and red stripe around the border. Unknown maker. Unknown maker (possibly C. M. Banks Ltd). 1943
74.5 x 48cm
Accession No
A96.451

World War II poster advertising the 3rd Liberty Loan. Image depicts a light blue and khaki naval vessel ploughing through the sea. Text above vessel (in blue) reads: "NAVY WEEK" - "Week" has a yellow outline. Text below ship reads: "New Zealand expects ... THAT EVERYONE THIS WEEK WILL INVEST IN THE 3RD LIBERTY LOAN". Blue and red stripe around the border. Unknown maker. Unknown maker (possibly C. M. Banks Ltd). 1943. 74.5 x 48cm
Accession No
A96.447

World War II poster advertising the 3rd Liberty Loan. Poster depicts a large crowd of people at the top with a young man, a woman and an elderly gentleman at the forefront. Text (in black) at top of poster reads: "200,000 subscribers needed". Text below figure (bold red text on black ground) reads: "3rd LIBERTY LOAN 35,000,000". Four piles of coins and three of bank notes along lower edge. In small black lettering along lower left edge: "PRINTED BY WHITCOMBE & TOMBS LTD". 1943.
Accession No
A96.449

World War II poster advertising the 3rd Liberty Loan and "Air Force Week". Image depicts a group of four green fighter planes against a yellow / green / purple backdrop. Text above planes reads: "AIR FORCE WEEK / SEND YOUR MONEY / JAP BUSTING". "AIR FORCE WEEK" is in yellow; the remainder is in white. Text below planes reads: "INVEST IN THE 3RD / LIBERTY LOAN / 35,000,000". Red ground under text at top; blue ground under text at base. Unknown maker. 1943.
Accession No
A96.446

World War II poster advertising the 3rd Liberty Loan and "Army Week". Image depicts a soldier in battledress about to throw a grenade. Text above soldier reads: "ARMY WEEK". Text is red on a yellow ground. Text below soldier reads: "Throw YOUR weight into the / 3RD LIBERTY LOAN". Text is in black and white on a red ground. Unknown maker. 1943.
Accession No
A96.442

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

World War II poster advertising the 3rd Liberty Loan. Poster is on plain paper and depicts a head and shoulder image of a woman in blue with darkish hair and red lipstick. Her hair is neatly pulled back. A speech bubble to her right reads: "WHO - ME?" while text below the image reads: "YES! YOU TOO / should be in the / 3RD / LIBERTY / LOAN / 35,000,000". Printed by C.M. Banks Ltd., Wellington (printed lower left edge). 1943.
Accession No
A96.445

World War II poster advertising the 3rd Liberty Loan. Poster depicts a large crowd of people at the top with a young man, a woman and an elderly gentleman at the forefront. Text (in black) at top of poster reads: "200,000 subscribers needed". Text below figure (bold red text on black ground) reads: "3rd LIBERTY LOAN 35,000,000". Four piles of coins and three of bank notes along lower edge. In small black lettering along lower left edge: "PRINTED BY WHITCOMBE & TOMBS LTD". 1943
Accession No
A96.448

World War II poster advertising the 3rd Liberty Loan. Royal blue ground with the following text: "3RD / LIBERTY / LOAN / 35,000,000 / We must all be in". The first three lines of text are in yellow the fourth is orange / and the final is in white. Printed by Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd (printed along lower right). c.1939-1945.
Accession No
A96.443

World War II poster advertising the 3rd Liberty Loan. Poster is on plain paper and depicts an image of a closed hand with finger pointing directly at the viewer. Image is on a brown ground. Text below image reads: "YOU be in the / 3RD / LIBERTY / LOAN / 35,000,000". The first line of text is in red - the remainder is in brown with red outline. Printed by Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd (printed lower left edge). 1943. 76 x 51cm
Accession No
A96.444

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

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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

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 articles of association and annual reports and balance sheets for the Mangorei Dairy Company.
Accession No
ARC2001-197

Hal Goodacre was active in local community affairs. He established the Egmont Boot and Shoe Company, was chairman of the '1904/5 Exhibition Committee and a supporter of the development of Pukekura Park. He died in the 1917 flu epidemic. Hal's wife Annie continued to live in the house until 1921 when she moved to Wanganui.
Researched and written by Des McMahon, the essay follows the history of the Goodacre family and their property called 'Whareora' postal address 151 Tukapo Street (later Tukapa Street), residential address is 149A Tukapa. It documents alterations and additions to the house and includes photographs, plans of the area, land titles etc. Also included are transcripts of interviews with Eric Laird, grandson of Hal Goodacre.
Accession No
ARC2001-216

A typescript copy of a brief history of the Moa Dairy company, author unknown.
Accession No
ARC2001-227

The Certificate in Incorporation for the Okoke Hall Society Inc dated 8th Dec 1926.
Accession No
ARC2001-297

Established in 1904, the Makahu Co-operative dairy Company produced butter until 1915 when it converted to cheese production. It went into voluntary liquidation in the early 30s and suppliers transfered to the Stratford Farmers Co-op Dairy Co.
The collection comprises two minute books for May 1912 - July 1928 and for September 1928 - April 1933, as well as a share register for 1903-1924.
Accession No
ARC2001-303

The Fire and Accident Underwriters of NZ were affiliated to the Fire Underwriters Association of NZ.
The records consist of plans and diagrams depicting buildings and structures in the central business districts of New Plymouth, Hawera, Inglewood, Waitara, Stratford and Eltham. Also included are block plans showing various freezing works in Taranaki etc.
The plans were used for insurance purposes and show the footprint of each building, often naming the business or firm.
Accession No
ARC2001-383
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