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Map of a surveyor's plan of Waitara including the Waitara West and Huirangi Districts. The plan shows the field of operations during the Taranaki Wars from 1860-1861 and highlights redoubts, battle locations, pa sites, and other important landmarks. The map is adhered to black card.
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PHO2009-117

Leaflet: The Taranaki Herald Special Edition, Official Statement Armistice With Germany Signed. Statement issued by W.F. Massey, Wellington 12 November 1918.
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ARC2019-084

Large booklet (plastic ring bound folder) of Wanganui River Region Crown Land Acquisitions from 1881-1916. Contains schedule and maps of acquisitions by the crown from original Māori land owners of lands within the proposed Wanganui River National Park' is prepared by Department of Lands and Survey (Wellington, New Zealand), June 1983.
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ARC2018-179

A letter-card written by George Kinnear Nicolson Hood to Len Green, of Taranaki Breweries, while serving in the Middle East Forces. The letter describes George recounting memories of a leaving party, drinking at (Taranaki) Brewery, weather in the middle east, living conditions on service (scorpions and bugs in tents), other "N.P chaps" and of missing "the old Home Town".
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ARC2018-173

Plan of Water reticulation of Borough of New Plymouth. References are :- Primary education reserves, school sites, hospital reserves, municipal reserves and borough endowments, reserve boundaries, borough boundary, boundary of New Plymouth, boundary of registration districts. Heavy dowel on bottom of plan. Scale :- 6 chains to an inch.
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ARC2018-092

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Map [Taranaki]. Counties outlined in red are :- Taranaki, Waitara, Whangamomona, Inglewood, Stratford, Egmont, Eltham, Waimate West, Hawera and Patea. Drawn by W.D. Armit Chief Surveyor. No scale. Undated.
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ARC2018-091

North Island (Te Ika - a - Maui ) of New Zealand (Aotea - Roa} Inserts at top of map ( Raoul or Sunday island, Macaulay Island, Curtis Island. L'Esperance Island) all of the Kermadec Islands, Cook Islands. Drawn by S. Percy Smith, Surveyor general.. Scale :- 10 miles to an inch.
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ARC2018-090

Middle Island (Te Wai Pounami) of New Zealand (Aotea - Roa}. Inserts at bottom of map include :- Bounty Island, Antipodes Island, Auckland Island, Campbell Island and Chatham island Stewart Island. References listed are :- Cities, boroughs, towns and villages, railways and stations, roads, boundaries of land districts, projection - regular and tangential. Drawn by S. Percy Smith. Surveyor General. Scale :- 1 inch to 10 miles
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ARC2018-089

Borough of New Plymouth - Boundary changes. Boundaries numbered, coloured and outlined.
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ARC2018-088

New Zealand Territorial Series. NZMS 10 - Sheet 9. Taranaki, Waitomo, King Country etc. County boundaries. Includes districts of Wanganui, Rangitikei, Inglewood, Stratford, Waitara, Patea, Hawera, Eltham, Waimate West, Egmont, Taranaki, Inglewood, Stratford, Waimarino, Taumaranui, Clifton, Waitomo and Otorohanga all outlined in red. References listed are :- roads, tracks, railways, trig stations and mountain peaks, towns with populations from 300 to 5000, small centres, Post, telegraph and phone offices, land district and county boundaries. Scale :- 1 inch to 4 miles.
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ARC2018-087

Borough of new Plymouth (NZ Survey map). References listed are primary and secondary reserves, school sites, hospital reserves, municipal reserves, borough endowments, borough boundary reserve boundaries. Small insert of Map of New Plymouth Moturoa railway. Map donated by F. Butler. Amended in 31/12/1912. Scale :- 6 chains to an inch.
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ARC2018-086

Oakura , Omata and Tataraimaka Districts
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ARC2018-085

Borough of new Plymouth Emergency Precaution Scheme (W.W. II). Map showing Rescue Headquarters, Education reserves, school site, hospital reserves, municipal and borough reserves, reserve boundaries, borough boundaries, boundary of New Plymouth, boundaries of registration districts within the borough. Scale :- 6 chain to an inch.
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ARC2018-084

Alternative Aerodrome Site - New Plymouth. References listed are :- Contours, fences, vehicle tracks, drains, swamps, power lines, trees, plantations, hedges and cliffs. Tasman Sea and river written in pencil. Scale :- 200 feet to an inch.
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ARC2018-083

Lands and Survey Department map of the area of the Milk District for the Borough of New Plymouth and adjoining portions of Taranaki County. Scale :- 6 chains to an inch
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ARC2018-0821

North Island New Zealand (NZ survey map). Inserted are plans of Niue, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Aitutaki, Mangaia, and Isthmus of Auckland. Reference list is for cities, boroughs, towns, railways, main roads, boundaries of land districts, hot springs. The small map of the Isthmus of Auckland contains boroughs of New Market, Mount Eden, Mount Albert and Onehunga. Scale :- 1 inch to a mile.
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ARC2018-081

Provisional plan of Hawera County. Subdivisions of sections No 94, Block V, No 110 and 112, Block VII, Waimate Districts. No 14 and 24 Block VII, Waimate District. No 22 and 119, Block IV, Okaiawa Village. Scale :- 1 inch to a mile.
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ARC2018-080

New Plymouth Harbour Endowments. No referneces listed but coloured in places.
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ARC2018-079

Mount Egmont and Surrounding Country. References listed are :- Height of Mount Egmont, Area of circle and adjacent sections, Area of Kaitake Range. Total areas of National Park, Radius of circle. Height of hostel above sea, height of radius line above sea. Ink annotations major townships outlined with distance from New Plymouth in miles. Compiled by Fred Coleman, District Surveyors Office, New Plymouth. Scale 1 mile to an inch.
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ARC2018-078

Wise's map of New Plymouth. Lands and Survey Department License # 1951/7. Border of local advertising. Compiled by Rowland Brialey.
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ARC2018-077

Borough of New Plymouth Civic Survey May No. 1. Town planning users map. Includes special buildings, communications and open spaces, private open spaces and cemeteries, reserves etc. Also list of special buildings and civic survey notations. Compiled by C.L. Saxton. Scale :6 chains to an inch.
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ARC2018-076

‘Sections of Ngatapa Pa, Poverty Bay. Taken by Colonial Forces under Col. Whitmore, 5th Jan 1869’. Depicts profiles of fortification and surrounding vegetation in various sections of Ngatapa Pa. Includes sections A.B.C.D.E.F. Staff Surveyor, O.L.W Baesfield, Author; J. Buchanan Lithographs. Printed at the Gen. Gov. Lith. Press (Publisher).
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ARC2018-072

'Address of Welcome' Certificate awarded to Private Frederick Leonard Hamblyn, (Service Number 48868), on his return from the front of World War One where he was a part of the 26th Reinforcements of Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company AWMM New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Certificate is signed by William Hathaway, Chairman of Committee, and J.W McMillian, Mayor of Stratford on April 4th 1919. Four of Hamblyn's brothers were killed in action in World War One, which lead to Fredericks discharge from service in April 1919. Certificate depicts small painting of Mount Taranaki.
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ARC2018-052

'Tuna Soldiers' Farewell and Reception Committee' Certificate awarded to Mr Charles John Hamblyn and Mrs Mary Ann Hamblyn of Tariki, Taranaki. Certificate acknowledges death of their four sons; Henry John, Thomas Day, Edward James and William Charles who all died during action in World War One between 1916-1917. Certificate is signed by William Hathaway, Chairman of Committee, and J.W McMillian, Mayor of Stratford, March 1918. Names of the four sons along with the dates and places of death are attached to glass of frame.
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ARC2018-051

'The Great War 1914-1918, Certificate of the Services in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force' awarded to William Charles Hamblyn, Service Number 25516. Certificate states Hamblyn served in the Western and European Theatres of War in 1916-1917. Hamblyn was killed in action on 8 June 1917 in France, aged 28. Three of his brothers, Henry John, Edward James and Thomas Day were also killed in World War One. Certificate states Hamblyn was awarded the British War Medal and Victory Medal. One medal is attached to certificate.
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ARC2018-050
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