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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 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
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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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
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