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Studio portrait of Hapurona Rangii. He is seated with his arms crossed and wears a striped blazer, mid-toned trousers and a light-toned shirt. He has a brooch on the left lapel of his blazer. Part of the writing on it reads "ON ACTIVE SERVICE NZ" the rest is illegible. The brooch also has a silver fern on it.
Accession No
PHO2013-0049

Name/Title
Studio portrait of May Rangi of Rahotū. May is seated in a cane chair wearing a light-tone dress with a fabric rose at the collar and light-tone stockings with dark-tone shoes. She is also wearing a necklace. She wears her dark hair in ringlets. May is seated in front a studio backdrop. The foot of a studio light can be seen at the lower right of the photograph.
Accession No
PHO2013-0050

Studio portrait of Waikeringa Hemi Nuku Tepua (Mrs Thomas William Conroy, Ngāti Haupoto) and Jack Leatherby. Mrs Conroy is seated in a swivel chair and wears a light-toned dress, a dark-toned fur coat and mid-toned scarf. Jack Leatherby stands behind her and rests a hand on Mrs Conroy's shoulder. He wears a mid-toned buttoned-up coat with a shirt and tie. There is a rug on the floor beneath them.
Accession No
PHO2013-0051

A group of 10 men is posed on a construction site that is part of the Opunake railway works. The men are gathered around two ladders and a low wall at the base of a steep earth bank. Some of the men are standing on the ladders and others are seated atop the wall. Rough wooden beams are suspended above the group. The men wear workman's clothing.
Accession No
PHO2013-0056

A group of six young girls in dancing costume strike a pose in front of a backdrop of curtains and a window. Two of the girls are seated on a low bench. The remaining four stand around the seated girls in a semi-circular formation.
Accession No
PHO2013-0058

Name/Title
Full-length portrait of Mohikura Bishop in a studio setting. Mohikura wears a dark-tone dress with voluminous sleeves and a sash with an ornate buckle at the waist. She has a light-tone scarf tied at her neck and wears a boater-style hat. Mohikura is standing in front of a painterly studio backdrop and beside a cane chair. She rests her left hand on the chair.
Accession No
PHO2013-0097

Name/Title
Near full-length portrait of a young Maori woman identified as Kowhinia Bishop. Kowhinia is pictured in a studio setting. She is wearing a dark-tone dress with a light-tone lace collar. She has a huia feather in her hair. She is standing in front of a painterly studio backdrop of leaves and flax. She rests her left hand on a table or low-screen. Lace curtains are partially visible on the left and right of the frame.
Accession No
PHO2013-0098

Name/Title
Three-quarter portrait of Miss Lucy Horo of Rahotū. Lucy is seated in a cane chair in a studio setting. She rests her right arm on a cane table. She wears a light-tone striped blouse and dark-tone skirt with a dark-tone polka-dotted scarf tied at her neck. A studio backdrop of a floral curtain, window and vase of flowers on a table is visible behind her.
Accession No
PHO2013-0099

Name/Title
Full-length seated portrait of a young woman identified as Annie Henry (nee Bishop). Annie was known as "Black Annie". Annie is seated in a cane chair. She wears a tartan blouse over a long mid-tone and high-necked dress. Annie has white feathers in her hair. She rests her hands in her lap. She is seated in front of a studio backdrop depicting ferns and reeds beside water. There are curtains hanging on either side of this water-scene.
Accession No
PHO2013-0100

Name/Title
Half-length portrait of Taringa Bishop, the first wife of Rua Moe Tahuna. Taringa is wearing a dark-tone blouse or dress with a tartan scarf tied at the neck. She has moko on her chin and wears her hair loose. She is seated in front of a dark-tone curtain.
Accession No
PHO2013-0101

Wedding portrait of William Wright and Stella Wright (nee Hickey) standing together in an outside location. William is wearing a dark-tone suit with light-tone shirt and flowers in his left button-hole. Stella is wearing a light-tone ankle-length gown with a hat and veil and holds a large bouquet. The photograph is recorded as having been taken at Te Poka Road in Rahotū.
Accession No
PHO2014-0185

Group portrait of, from left to right, groomsman John Sydney Hickey, Groom William Wright, bride Stella Wright (nee Hickey) and an unidentified bridesmaid standing together in an outside location. The men are wearing dark-tone suits with light-tone shirts. Stella is wearing a light-tone ankle-length gown with a hat and veil and holds a large bouquet. The bridesmaid is wearing a long light-tone gown and wide brimemd hat and holds a bouquet. The photograph is recorded as having been taken at Te Poka Road in Rahotū.
Accession No
PHO2014-0186

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.
Accession No
PHO2014-0187

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.
Accession No
PHO2014-0371

Name/Title
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.
Accession No
PHO2014-0382

Name/Title
Full length quarter profile portrait of James Alexander Clouston (known as Jimmy), age 7. Jimmy is wearing a scouting uniform and holding a long pole. He is standing in front of a painted landscape studio backdrop.
Accession No
PHO2015-0010

Siblings James Alexander (known as Jimmy) and Dorothy Lyon Clouston (known as Donnie). Jimmy is seated on a wicker chair and is wearing a light tone shirt and shorts with long socks and dark shoes. He is also wearing a striped tie. Donnie is wearing a light tone dress with a collar and shirring along the front. She has a bow in her hair and long socks with light tone shoes. A painted studio backdrop can be seen in the background.
Accession No
PHO2015-0011

Mrs Donnie Morris with her daughter Beverly Bernice Morris on her back. Donnie is wearing a light tone dress with a collar and short sleeves, and is standing in profile view. Beverley is also wearing a light tone dress with socks and light sandals. There is a studio backdrop behind them.
Accession No
PHO2015-0012

Name/Title
Thomas William Clouston at 2 years old. Thomas is wearing a light toned dress and has no shoes on. He is standing on a rug at a low table and holding a paintbrush in a tin. The table also has a doll sitting on it. A painted studio backdrop is visible in the background.
Accession No
PHO2015-0013

Siblings James Alexander (known as Jimmy), Dorothy Lyon (known as Donnie) and Thomas William Clouston (known as Thom) with their cousin James Fletcher Clouston (known as Jock) (left to right). Jimmy and James are both wearing collared shirts with ties and shorts. Donnie is wearing a light tone dress with a large bow in her hair and light tone shoes over stockings. Thomas is seated on a table and is wearing a light tone gown with a large collar, and he has a toy bear in his lap. A painted studio backdrop can be seen in the background.
Accession No
PHO2015-0014

Glass plate negative showing the Opunake School Football Team with coach Stella Hickey. The team are in three rows with five boys seated in front, Stella and four boys standing in the middle and five boys standing in the back row. They are all wearing sashes. The boy in the centre of the front row is holding a rugby ball with "Opunake Champs 1919" written on it. Behind the group there is an elaborate sutdio backdrop depicting an interior scene with a dark curtain hanging on the left.
Accession No
PHO2015-0015

Name/Title
James Alexander Clouston seated in a chair. He is wearing a dark suit with a mid tone tie. There is a ceremonial fringed Freemason's collar around his neck with the silver fern, 'NZ', and other symbols on it. A painted studio backdrop is visible in the background.
Accession No
PHO2015-0017

Name/Title
James Fletcher Clouston (known as Jock) with his cousins James Alexander (known as Jimmy), Thomas William (known as Tom) and Dorothy Lyon (known as Donnie) Clouston (from left). Jock is seated on a stool and is holding a toy bear. Jimmy is standing behind the group. Donnie is seated on a wicker chair with Tom in her lap, and Tom is looking at a book. Both older boys are wearing light-tone shirts with ties and shorts, and both Tom and Donnie are wearing light-tone gowns.
Accession No
PHO2015-0018

Glass plate negative of sisters Alice, May and Catherine Campbell (from left). The girls are playing cards at a wooden table. They are all wearing wide-brimmed hats and dark skirts with light blouses. May is also wearing a waistcoat. A painted studio setting with a window and draped curtains can be seen in the background.
Accession No
PHO2015-0043

Name/Title
Glass plate negative of the Tylee family from Kahui Road, Rahotu. Standing in the back row from left is Mira (later Ashley), Sylvia (later Kitchingman), Eileen (later Dawson), Joyce (later Larking) and Stephanie (later Honeyfield) Tylee. Seated in the front from from left is Ethel (later Bartholomew), Emily Frederica (nee Miller), Wilfred Arthur and George Richardson Tylee. George is seated in a wicker chair and a studio setting with a window and draped curtain can be seen in the background.
Accession No
PHO2015-0050
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