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Photograph showing crowds standing on the street and seated on the verandah above the "CENTRAL DRAPERY WAREHOUSE" enjoying the procession down Devon Street during the Jubilee Celebrations. A Railway "STOP!/LOOK OUT FOR/THE ENGINE" sign is in the foreground of the photograph. "GARRETT BRO" shop sign is on the right hand side of the photo. "AMBURY & TRING / CASH DRAPERS AND CLOTHIERS" sign on the left hand side of the street. Several banners/flags are seen to be flying including those for Fitzroy and Central Schools. Brass band members and uniformed horsemen mid foreground. In the bottom left hand corner is the writing "TARANAKI JUBILEE 1891 - PART OF PROCESSION / IN DEVON ST".
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PHO2015-0206

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Glass plate negative showing Dick Barron at one year old. He is standing at a block-like studio prop in front of a stylised painted landscape backdrop. He is wearing a light-toned romper and a bonnet, and is holding a spoon.
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PHO2014-0382

Glass plate negative portrait of Signaller Leo Valentine Hickey, 1917. Hickey is shown wearing military uniform. He is seated with his left arm resting on a table.

Hickey was born in Opunake on 2 November 1894 to parents John Cornelius Hickey and Honora Hickey (nee Stack). He worked as a clerk before serving in WWI, embarking on 16 November 1917. He married Josephine May Lawson and had four children, and died on 11 October 1928 in Opua, Northland.
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PHO2014-0371

Glass plate negative showing the gravesite of and memorial to Miss Mary Beatrix Dobie. The site is surrounded by an elaborate iron fence with bushes and scrub behind. There is a large stone cross and chain on top of the memorial. The memorial reads "In memory of Mary Beatrix. Daugher of Major H.M. Dobie, Late Madras Army and Ellen Dobie. Born 22nd Dec. 1850. Died 25th Nov. 1880."

Englishwoman and artist Mary was murdered at Te Namu Bay, Opunake while on holiday. Her murderer Tuhiata (known as Tuhi) confessed to the crime and was hanged on December 29 1880.
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PHO2014-0360

Large group photograph of students and some staff of Opunake School posed in front of a school building. The woman seated at the centre of the group with a rugby ball on the ground in front of her is headmistress and teacher Stella Hickey. The photograph was taken at the opening of the school building behind the group.
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PHO2014-0187

Photograph of William Bolland Davies' homestead on Frankley Road, New Plymouth. The house is seen surrounded by bush with sheds and a fence visible on the left. There are three people and a dog standing in front of the house, a person in white standing to the left of the house, another person standing further to the left, and another person standing on the hill to the left of the house.
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PHO2013-0124

St Barnabas Anglican Church on Tasman Street, Opunake. The wooden church is in the Gothic Revival style and was built in 1895 using donated timber. It has a steeply inclined roof and a distinctive tall belfry. The architectect was Frederick de Jersey Clere. Two wooden buttresses are visible on the wall of the nave. These were added in 1897 to strengthen the church against strong westerlies. A low wire and scrub fence surrounds the church.
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PHO2013-0082

View of the Rogers' House on King Street, Opunake. The house is viewed from the opposite side of the street. The house is wooden, single-storied and has two chimneys. It has a porch with stone walls and pillars at the front.
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PHO2013-0081

Interior view of a room in the Rogers' house on King Street, Opunake. The room is heavily decorated. It is furnished with tables, several arm chairs, stools, a cabinet and a piano. The upper section of the walls is covered in floral and bird patterned wall paper. There are several framed artworks hanging on the lower section of the walls and mounted photographs on the mantlepiece. There are vases, some of which hold flowers, on the mantlepiece, the cabinet, tables and piano. Frilled light fittings hang from the ceiling.
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PHO2013-0080

View of a large crowd of people gathered outside the Opunake Post Office during a Peace Day celebration. A young man in the foreground is holding a Union Jack flag.
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PHO2013-0042

View of the Bank of New South Wales building on the corner of Tasman and Napier Streets, Opunake. There is a car parked outside the bank.
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PHO2012-0480

Copy photograph of decorations in Devon Street, New Plymouth for Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. An arch spans across Devon Street, just past the railway crossing. The arch is decorated with foliage and banners reading "GOD BLESS THE QUEEN", "VR" and "LONG LIVE THE QUEEN". A group of people is visible on the right hand side of the street and a horse-drawn carriage is visible beyond the arch. The photograph's caption states that it was taken early in the morning.
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PHO2012-0421

Early view of Devon Street, New Plymouth. Shops line either side of the street. Signs on some of these shops identifiy Uncle Tom's Wardrobe, W. R. King and Son and a tailor and draper business. There are several men standing on the corner of Devon and Brougham Streets on the left hand side of the photograph. There is an ornate street light on this same corner. There people gathered around two two horse-drawn carriages, one on either side of the street. Some horses are visible further up the street. A sign on the right hand side of the street reads "Crossing" and marks the end of the railway line at this time.
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PHO2012-0401

Thirteen Central School staff members, three men and ten women, are gathered in two rows beside the entrance to a building. Mr Hector Dempsey, headmaster of Central School from 1885-1919 is seated in the middle of the front row. Maude Ruby Taylor ("Aunt Daisy") is seated in the front row second from the left. Gertrude Martin is seated in the front row fourth from the left wearing a hat. Two columns are visible on the right of the photograph.
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PHO2012-0390

Group of nine factory hands from the Pihama Dairy Factory posed together in front of a building. One holds a large round of cheese in his hands, stamped with the words "PIHAMA / FULL CREAM FACTORY CHEESE / NEW ZEALAND PRODUCE". The man fourth from the left is tickling another man under the chin. A child is also visible on the left of the image.
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PHO2011-2417

A group of school children posed in a formation outside Opunake School on opening day.
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PHO2011-2006

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A woman seated in a chair on the verandah of Mr A. Lawn's house. A child sits in the doorway to the house.
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PHO2011-2005

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Aerial view of the Opunake Hotel after a fire that destroyed the building taken on 5 February 1915. Several groups of people are standing amongst the remains of the building.
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PHO2011-2004

The Crown Dairy Butter factory, Ihaia Road, Opunake. Two girls sit on the steps of a separate building to the left of the photograph. Six factory workers can be seen in front of the factory in horse drawn carts and standing near the factory building.
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PHO2011-1984

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

Shows Wharekai, Ko Tamawahine, at Owae marae, Waitara. The sign reads "Hurae 18 - 1921".
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PHO2011-0898
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