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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

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

The machinery collection at Patea Museum.
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PHO2012-0219

The machinery collection at Patea Museum.
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PHO2012-0218

The machinery collection at Patea Museum.
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PHO2012-0217

The New Borough Chambers building in Hawera.
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PHO2012-0199

The Tokaora Branch of the Hawera Co-op Dairy Company Ltd viewed from the Opunake-Hawera Road. The building reads that it was established in 1904 and rebuilt in 1935.
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PHO2012-0198

Riverdale Dairy factory viewed from the Opunake-Hawera Road.
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PHO2012-0197

The Kaupokonui Dairy factory viewed from the Opunake-Hawera Road.
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PHO2012-0196

Construction work on "Imperial Corner," the corner of Devon and Currie Streets.
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PHO2012-0195

The house on the corner of High and Collins Streets, Hawera where the Wyatt family was living when Caleb Wyatt was born on 21 July 1905.
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PHO2012-0191

A view of the Mokoia Dairy Factory, built by Mells Dairy Factory Company in 1904 and expanded in 1908. Mount Taranaki is visible in the distance.
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PHO2012-0190

A view of Niger House on Eliot Street, New Plymouth. Niger house was originally a private boarding house. In 1943 it became a New Plymouth Boys' High School hostel. It was demolished sometime between 1979 and 1980.
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PHO2012-0188

The White Hart Hotel, corner of Devon and Queen Streets, New Plymouth.
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PHO2012-0176

A view looking East up Devon Street from the intersection of Devon and Egmont Streets.
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PHO2012-0174

A view of the recently closed Criterion Hotel on Devon Street, New Plymouth.
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PHO2012-0173

A view of the former Millers Building on Devon Street, New Plymouth. Millers Building formerly housed the Empire Picture Theatre.
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PHO2012-0169

The old dairy factory in Maata, near Eltham. The building was once the Maata branch of the Eltham dairy Co-op.
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PHO2012-0166
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