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A large crowd of people is gathered outside the New Plymouth Savings Bank on Devon Street for the opening of the building by Governor General Viscount Bledisloe. Bledisloe addresses the crowd from a raised platform outside the bank, there are people seated behind him on the platform. The bank building is decorated with a New Zealand flag and the Union Jack.
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PHO2012-0483

Jack Raha stands before a large crowd at a launching ceremony for a boat powered by a Dodge 4 cyl. motor at Ohawe. He wears a light-coloured jacket and looks towards the camera. Another man, wearing a light-coloured shirt and suspenders stands on the extreme right hand side of the photograph. He is partially cropped by the frame. The crowd is gathered beneath a steep hill. Many in the crowd wear hats including one man wearing what appears to be a policemen's hat. Further groups of people watch the event from the hillside. The boat being launched proved to be very unreliable and prone to breaking down. The crew of the boat spent several nights stranded at sea living on raw fish and the boat ended up wrecked on a beach.
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PHO2012-0149

A large crowd of people are gathered outside the Kaponga Post Office to mark its opening in May 1903. Some members in the crowd are in fancy dress including a man in a distinctive pointy hat and another man in an outfit decorated with hearts. Two young men in military style uniforms carry a stretcher. Another man wearing a wide-brimmed hat is riding a horse. There are two other horses visible on the left hand edge of the photograph. Behind the crowd and the the post office other buildings and the remains of trees are visible. A sign on the building reads "Post Office".
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PHO2011-2511

Groups of men and women are scattered on and beside a rough road leading to a bridge on the left hand side of the photograph. All the men and women wear hats. Some horse-drawn carriages carrying people are approaching from the bridge. To the right of the bridge there is a building under construction. It is decorated with flags. There is a triangular shaped awning on the far right of the photograph, a New Zealand flag flies from it. A string of New Zealand flags and Union Jacks flies accross the sky. Some of these are starting to become detached from the string. Power lines and cables are visible along the road as it vanishes into the distance.
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PHO2011-2502

A large crowd of men and women are gathered before a man outside the main factory at Kaupokonui. The man addresses the crowd from a raised platform beneath a pyramid-shaped awning. A New Zealand? flag flies from one of the diagonal poles of the awning. The flags of other nations fly from ropes extending from the awning poles. Behind the speaker and flags a lot of scaffolding is visible. Most of the crowd wear hats. There are two horses in the bottom left hand side of the photograph.
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PHO2011-2501

An opentop car decorated by Mrs N. G. Roebuck with an Egyptian theme for the Pukekura Park fete . The car has been covered in paper and palm fronds. In the car there is a male driver at the wheel, a female passenger on the back seat and two male attendants sitting on the fold back roof. All wear Egyptian costumes. The male attendants hold a flag with an Egyptian painting on it. The front of a second decorated car can be seen on the left of the photograph. An audience is gathered on the terraces behind the car. The decorated car won first prize.
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PHO2011-2450

Shows carvings on the wall of a cave at Rapanui beach, north of Tongaporutu.
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PHO2011-0918

Shows carvings on the wall of a cave at Rapanui beach, north of Tongaporutu.
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PHO2011-0917

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Shows a coastal cave at Rapanui beach, north of Tongaporutu. There are carvings on the inner wall of the cave.
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PHO2011-0916

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Image shows a large punga made from stone. The punga has a single hole and a naturally smooth surface.
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PHO2011-0911

Shows Ron Scarlett from Canterbury Museum, in the Taranaki Museum, working on a half assembled moa skeleton.
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PHO2011-0680

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Shows a man standing on a pā site at Urenui. He is holding a tape measure and writing in a notebook. There is a cabbage tree on the left side of the image.
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PHO2011-0678

Shows the War Memorial, library and museum building in New Plymouth. A ceremony is taking place outside the front entrance. There is a brass band performing to a large audience.
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PHO2011-0677

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Opua moa hunter site, Opunake. Shows a large grass covered area of land. There is a man kneeling down inspecting the area. NZAA site number P20/105.
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PHO2011-0671

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Opua moa hunter site, Opunake. Shows a large grass covered area in the foreground and a flax covered cliff separate from the mainland. The stream running between the two cliffs is Okaweu. The ocean is visible in distance. NZAA site number P20/105.
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PHO2011-0670

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Shows Maniroa pā at Mōkau. The Tainui anchor stone is mounted on a plinth inside the concrete fence. The site is recorded as an urupā and is located near the Awakino rivermouth, Awakino. Image was taken from roadside.
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PHO2011-0647

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Image of the stone pounder which was discovered by the English artist William Strutt in 1856. Pounder is carved into a figure. It is perched upright against an orange block. The pounder is housed at the British Museum, London.
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PHO2011-0619

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Image of the stone pounder which was discovered by the English artist William Strutt in 1856. Pounder is lying on one side next to a ruler for scale. In the foreground is a sheet of paper with a description and detailed sketch of the pounder. The pounder is housed at the British Museum, London.
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PHO2011-0618

Shows stone Hine o Tanga on display at the old Taranaki Museum.
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PHO2011-0617

Shows waka ika on display at the old Taranaki museum.
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PHO2011-0611

Shows two stone rongo on display at the old Taranaki Museum.
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PHO2011-0610

Taranaki Museum display of Taranaki stone work. The display shows a collection of patu aruhe on the left, Hine o Tanga in the centre, two stone rongo and three rama on the right side. There are information labels mounted to the wall.
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PHO2011-0609

The Taranaki Museum model of the excavated midden at Ōhawe beach. Image shows midden complete with moa bones, which were excavated from the site. There is a painting of Ōhawe beach mounted to the wall.
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PHO2011-0608

Complete moa skeleton on display at the Taranaki Museum. Image shows side view of moa. There is an information label placed in front. Behind the moa is a museum display case and an anchor stone (punga) on display. There is a wall of paintings on display in the background.
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PHO2011-0607

Māori wood carving display at the Taranaki Museum. Shows pare and pataka house panel which were both found in Waitara. Both carvings are mounted to the wall. There is also a map detailing where the carvings were found.
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PHO2011-0606
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