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Studio portrait of Ngawaka Taurua. Taurua sits on a chair in a studio setting. There is a column painted on the wall behind him. He wears European dress and shoes. A watch chain is visible across his waistcoat. He wears a thick moustache and chops. Taurua was a member of the Pakakohe hapu of Ngati Ruanui who lived at Hukatere, south of the Patea River.
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PHO2013-0016

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Formal studio photograph of Hone Pihama Te Rei Hanataua (also known as John Beecham). Hone Pihama stands in a studio setting and resting his right hand on a raised pedestal. He wears a dark toned waistcoat, jacket and pants and has a thick beard and moustache.
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PHO2012-0495

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

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Hemi Te Waka, scout for the Imperial Forces, killed at Ahikereru pa in the Urewera on 7 May 1869 while pursuing Te Kooti's forces. Te Waka is pictured standing holding a rifle in both hands. He is wearing trousers, a shirt and a waistcoat. An unidentified object is visible at his feet on the right of the image. The photograph is included on page 12 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2011-2493

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

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Major Ropata [Rapata] Wahawaha, winner of the New Zealand Cross. He is seated and is wearing a waistcoat and jacket. He has a beard. The photograph is included on page 3 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2011-2296

Copy photograph of a studio portrait of Major Te Rangihiwinui, later known as Te Keepa or Major Kemp, from the Native Contingent of the New Zealand Militia and winner of the New Zealand Cross. He is pictured in full military uniform and has both of his hands resting on the hilt of his sword, which he is holding in front of him. The photograph is included on page 3 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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PHO2011-2294

Shows reconditioning of Te Niho o Te Ātiawa house at Parihaka.
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PHO2011-0931

Shows reconditioning of Te Niho o Te Ātiawa house at Parihaka.
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PHO2011-0930

Shows a group of men, women and children outside Te Niho o Te Ātiawa house at Parihaka. The image was taken during the reconditioning of the building.
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PHO2011-0929

Shows Te Niho o Te Ātiawa house at Parihaka. The image was taken during the reconditioning of the building.
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PHO2011-0928

Shows a group of men, women and children outside Te Niho o Te Ātiawa house at Parihaka. The woman standing in the back row, second from the left, is Ena Okeroa. The man standing in the back row, second from the right, is Pepe Rau. The man wearing the blue polo shirt crouching in the second row is Tiki Raumati. The woman on the right of him is Marj Rau. The image was taken during the reconditioning of the building.
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PHO2011-0927

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View of buildings at Parihaka.
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PHO2011-0925

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View of buildings at Parihaka.
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PHO2011-0924

Shows Mrs Tangi Tito sitting whilst the artist Ida Carey paints her portrait.
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PHO2011-0923

Shows close up of the plaque on the monument to Te Rangi Hiroa. The monument is on the site of the whare that he is said to have been born in. Located at the Urenui domain, Urenui.
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PHO2011-0921

Shows a monument to Te Rangi Hiroa on the site of the whare that he is said to have been born in. The monument is located at the Urenui domain, Urenui.
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PHO2011-0919

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
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