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Official New Zealand Decimal Currency Board 'Decimal Currency and You' leaflet. A brochure from 1967 describing the change in New Zealand currency to the decimal system.
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ARC2018-154

Map of the Colony of New Zealand from Official Documents by John Arrowsmith 1850, belonging to Frederic Alonzo Carrington. It is thought that Carrington purchased the map in London before returning to New Zealand in 1857.
The map was published on 2 July 1850 by John Arrowsmith, 10 Soho Square, London. Showing the three islands 'New Ulster', 'New Munster' and 'New Leinster', including geographical features and locations of some towns. Small world map in bottom right corner. Inscribed 'Fred. A. Carrington' bottom right corner. Includes a case with inscriptions 'F.A. Carrington' and 'J.M. Deacon'.
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ARC2015-079

Map of the survey district in Taranaki.Revised copy, 1922. Created by the Cheif Crown Land Office, New Plymouth. Showing an index of the survey districts.
Scale: 16 miles to 1 inch
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ARC2013-1508

Land sale poster for land in the Taranaki Land District No. 165 under the Land Act 1892. Applications to the district Lands and Survey Office New Plymouth, 7 October 1903. Includes a plan showing the allotments in the Waro Survey District and the Omona, Kapara and Opaku Survey districts and a locality plan for the area.
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ARC2013-1503

Land sale poster for sections in the Taranaki Land District No. 194 in the town of Mangaroa under the Land Act 1892. Auction held by the District Lands and Survey Office New Plymouth on 14 February 1906. Includes a plan showing the allotments and a locality plan for the area.
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ARC2013-1502

Land sale poster for land in the Taranaki Land District No. 240 including the Taitama Settlement (Huiroa Survey District), Ratapiko Settlement (Huiroa Survey District) and the Araheke Settlement (Paritutu Survey District) under the Discharged Soldiers Settlement Act 1915. Applications to the proprietor, the District Lands Office New Plymouth, 23 August 1920. Includes a plan showing the allotments and a locality plan for the area.
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ARC2013-1499

Land sale poster for land in the Taranaki Land District No. 240 including Opunake, Pouatu, Waitara, Taurakawa, Opaku, Mimi and Waro Survey Districts under the Land Act 1908. Applications to the proprietor, the District Lands Office New Plymouth, 19 June 1911. Includes a plan showing the allotments and a locality plan for the area.
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ARC2013-1498

A manuscript copy of an earlier map created as part of a survey ordered by Governor Gore Brown. Drawn by Fred Coleman, New Plymouth. 480mm x 385mm.
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ARC2011-097

A collection of fifteen printed official New Zealand Scout cards. Artwork on the cards is by Fred Coleman. Cards commemorate such things as appointment of patrol leader, Christmas and New Year.
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ARC2011-064

Christmas card that reads "The Seasons Greetings 1949-1950 from the Commissioner of Crown Lands, Chief Surveyor & Staff, Lands & Survey - New Plymouth". Artwork done by Fred Coleman showing a landscape scene with Mount Taranaki in the background. The New Zealand Lands and Survey insignia is printed bottom left corner.
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ARC2008-065

Shows the Waitara River and fortifications and two section drawings of the Manukorihi Pa. Inset shows the coastline and Waiongana River. Drawn and surveyed by Fred A. Carrington between the years 1840 and 1846. Inscription: 'W.H. Skinner Esq., with kind regards from his old friend O. Carrington, Taranaki".
Scale: 60 feet to 1 inch. Size: 67cm x 100cm.
Accession No
ARC2005-116

In January 1841 Frederick Alonzo Carrington, Chief Surveyor for the Plymouth Company of New Zealand, selected the site for the settlement of New Plymouth. He subsequently made a topographical survey and planned a layout of the town.
Plan of the town and part of the settlement of New Plymouth, New Zealand, 1841-1842. A map of New Plymouth showing some street names, Pa sites (unnamed), reserves and topographical and coastal features. Inset map 'The Islands of New Zealand'.
Scale: 4 inches to 1 mile
Size: 555mm(H) x 380mm(W)
Accession No
ARC2004-287

Plan of the settlement of New Plymouth showing street names, native reserves, company reserves for sale, unappropriated sections and those sections sold or doubtful. Designed and drawn by Fred A. Carrington, Chief Surveyor Plymouth Company of New Zealand, 1 March 1842. ]
Scale: 6 chains to 1 inch
Size: 500mm (H) x 720mm (W)
Accession No
ARC2004-285

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 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

Ink and watercolour relief map showing streams and contours. Also with surveyed streets and roads superimposed. Nine pa sites shown including Pukeori, Oronga, Whakawhitiwhiti, Okoare, Pahakaka, Maripu, Pukiekie, Pukaka and Rungapiko. The coast and inland to devon Street from Cutfield Road west is not depicted. Handwritten in pencil upper left and centre: "New Plymouth, New Zealand / by F.A. Carrington 1843 / Scale 20 chains to an inch." Also handwritten in black ink at lower left hand side edge is the following fragmented text: " New Zealand / ...rington / ... 3".
Accession No
A93.835

Ink and wash relief map of the Te Henui River and some districts to the east as far as Mangorei Road. Devon Street in the north, south to about the edge of Awanui Cemetary. Includes a tributary of the Henui now about the line of railway at Strandon/Waiwaka Terrace. Handwritten in black ink lower left: "Enui River / New Plymouth / New Zealand / by F.A. Carrington 1843". Also handwritten in pencil top left corner "3" within a circle.
Accession No
A93.834

Ink and watercolour map of swamp in tributary of Waimea Stream - Ferndale area with some fragmentary surrounding contours in pencil. Also shows Pahakaka pa sketched in pencil (on corner of Waimea / Frankley St). Surveyed roads in pencil and most of area crosshatched with pencil.
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A93.833

Ink and watercolour relief map showing stream and contours with pencilled(?) streets. Handwritten in pencil below river on left hand side edge: "MANGOATUKU".
Accession No
A93.832

Ink and watercolour relief map showing surveyed streets, Mangaotuku stream and Kawaroa coastline. Rungapiko pa on the Mangaotuku stream (Young Street). Area between coast and Wallace Place/Dawson - Cutfield Road. Handwritten in black ink lower left corner "Part of Town / New Plymouth / New Zealand / by F.A. carrington / 1843." Also handwritten in pencil lower left above title: "Scale 6 chs to 1 inch".
Accession No
A93.831

Ink and watercolour relief map of lower section of Waiwakaiho River from Clemow Road to the sea. Now Peringa Park, Lake Rotomaru etc. Handwritten in black ink lower left corner: "Part of the coast and River Waiwakaiho / New Plymouth / New Zealand / by F.A. Carrington 1843." Also written is "Waiwakaiho R" handwritten in pencil upper right centre (on lower river) and "Coast" handwritten in pencil upper left. Also faint pencil inscription - probably replicating that of lower left - in upper right corner.
Accession No
A93.830

Ink map of relief of part of New Plymouth with surveyed streets/roads and part a stream. Possibly a branch of tributory of Huatoki - south end of Cutfield Road west of "Victoria Park" on the "Plan of the Town and Part of the Settlement of New Plymouth New Zealand" by Fred A. Carrington. North is on the right. Handwritten in black ink top left corner: "E19.193".
Accession No
A93.829

Detailed map of lower Henui with Purakau Pa and the houses of Weekstown (Strandon) from the coast to Devon Street. Hand written in ink lower left: "Part of the Coast & River Enui / New Plymouth / New Zealand / by F.A. Carrington / 1843" and "Henui R" handwritten in pencil on river estuary.
Original topographical map of lower beaches and northward beach extension of Henui River with earthworks of Purakau Pa (now Baring Terrace). Part of map published as "Plan of Town and Part of the Settlement of New Plymouth, New Zealand/Selected, Surveyed and Delineated by F.A. Carrington".
Accession No
A93.828
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