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Military photograph with 13 men in full military uniform standing in front of a group of trees. Two of the men are carrying flags and the others are carrying bayonets. Victor Caddy Davies is thrid from the right in the front row. The uniform he is wearing is also part of Puke Ariki's collection.
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PHO2013-0128

Princesses and Queen of the 1936 Inglewood Primary School Queen Carnival. Pictured left to right: Sybil Bennett, Peggy Alleman (Queen), Barbara Grant and Agnes Lovell (now Brabin, aged 7 in picture). The carnival was a fundraising event where the parents of the four princesses had to raise money and the princess whose family raised the most money was crowned Queen. All four girls are wearing long dresses and holding flowers. The Queen has a crown on her head and wears a long cloak. Cups that were presented to each girl are placed at their feet. Carnival was held in the Inglewood Town Hall.
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PHO2009-134

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Copy photograph of Colonel G.J. Carey. Carey was Second in Charge of the Imperial Forces in New Zealand in 1861. He is shown from the chest up with his photograph cut out and pasted onto a round piece of paper. Carey appears to be wearing military uniform and he has a moustache and full beard. The photograph is included on page 27 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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PHO2014-0049

Painted version of the colours and battle honours of the 14th (Buckinghamshire) Regiment of Foot of the British Army.
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A66.792

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Sketch of Graham Kirk's wife, Glenda, breastfeeding their child Sam.
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PA2012.131

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Sketch of Glenda Kirk breastfeeding her child Sam.
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PA2012.138

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Pencil sketch of the Omata Stockade from the north east side, 1861. Stockade situated upper right middleground, small area of cleared land middle foreground with stock grazing on it.
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A75.450

Six uniformed soldierse of the Highland Regiment pictured in a landscape scene.
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A66.074

Artwork from Roger Morris' 'Enduring Freedom' series that features four elements relating to the Global War on Terror. The top element is a hand drawn engine block, referring to 'the might of the military machine'. The next is a silhouette of a tank. The third is a stylised figure. The fourth is the word "OIL". The artwork has been made on the back of a proof poster for the TOWER New Zealand Youth Choir.
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PA2012.042

Collection of 26 photographs found during the demolition of Gibsons Motors / Newmans Bus Depot. Photographs include several views of the Mokau River punt; New Plymouth foreshore with view of Dicky Barret's grave; view of Marsland Hill barracks; an exterior view of Gibsons Motors; the 1927 opening of Mokau Bridge; several group images of Gibsons Motors staff; a view of the New Plymouth bowling club; multiple views of New Plymouth township (circa late 1800s); view of exterior of St Mary's Church with ivy growing over the walls; children weaving a maypole at New Plymouth High School; a view of the rock pool, Kawaroa; a photograph of Dick Kibby in the 'Sea Dog' jet boat on Waitara River; and a group photograph of Veterans Association, which includes George Gibson, the founder of Gibsons Motors Ltd.
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PHO2008-1841

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Sketch of a pā site, noted as being "Kaikaraka pa". A number of buildings are ringed by pallisading, pictured from a high vantage point. Several animals are grazing in the middleground. Numerous trees, bushes and lahars are dotted across the landscape.
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PA2011.081

Sketch of Kapoaiaia Armed Constabulary camp, misspelled as "Kapueiha AC Camp" on the sketch itself. Numerous bell tents and several buildings are pictured on the right of the image. Vegetation and several lahars are visible in the middleground. Mount Taranaki (Egmont), the Pouakai Ranges and the Kaitake Ranges are pictured in the background. Mount Taranaki is visible on the right of the image, The Pouakai Ranges are pictured in the middle and the Kaitake Ranges are visible on the left. The camp was officially known as the 'Cape Egmont Armed Constabulary Camp'.
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PA2011.082

Sketch of the Kapoaiaia Armed Constabulary camp, misspelled as "Kapueiha" on the sketch itself. The camp is pictured in the centre of the image. A military post with a flag is positioned on a hill, which is now the location of the Cape Egmont Lighthouse. Bell tents and several buildings are pictured at the base of the hill. Vegetation is dotted across the landscape. The sea is visible behind. The camp was officially known as the 'Cape Egmont Armed Constabulary Camp'.
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PA2011.083

Sketch of a military picket, noted as being between Pukemanu [?] and Pungarehu. Sketched from a higher point looking down towards land with various lone trees and several lahars. The sea is visible in the background.
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PA2011.080

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Wash sketch of Graham Kirk's wife reading on the couch and their dog Wiki sitting in the window.
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PA2012.133

View of Marsland Hill from the north west with full moon rising in the south east. Barracks on top of hill with steps curving down and towards foreground. Charles Brown's grave in left foreground.

Marsland Hill provided the single most important European military establishment of the Taranaki Wars. First occupied in 1855, it provided the headquarters for Imperial troops and local forces in Taranaki until the Armed Constabulary period of the 1870s and 1880s. The site was a former pa, Pukaka, and to provide a sufficient platform for the barracks and stockade, twelve metres had to be removed from the top. The iron clad barrack buildings which were erected on top of the hill arrived from Melbourne on the "Alexander" in June 1855. Marsland Hill was at the centre of an extensive signaling system throughout the First Taranaki War and for part of the second war. Three or four canvas wicker balls were raised or lowered on the yards of a signaling mast. At its greatest extent the signaling system reached the Waitara River to the north and St George's Redoubt in the Tataraimaka Block to the south.
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A75.434

View of the end of Pratt's sap, which was constructed during the seige of Hapurona's Pa, Te Arei (seen in the background) with further protective outwork on the left. Shown as it appeared on conclusion of fighting between the Maori defenders and British forces, 19 March 1861. Seated Maori figure with horse and rider on left side.
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A75.439

Volunteer Rifles going on duty, New Plymouth. View from the Gover Street/Woolcombe Terrace area and looking back over central New Plymouth to the mountain, 1860.
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A65.892

The Royal Regiment of Artillery colours. The colours include the Royal Arms of England placed above a gun. Commonly known as the Royal Artillery, the Royal Regiment of Artillery comprises a number of regiments and is an arm of the British Army.
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A66.744

Maori waka (canoe) being paddled near Whitecliffs, Taranaki.
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A66.264

Pencil and wash sketch of New Plymouth from Marsland Hill. The view shows vegetation in the foreground and two bell tents at the base of Marsland Hill. The township of New Plymouth is visible in the middleground, with St Mary's Church pictured in the centre of the image. Several small ships are visible on the sea in the background.
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PA2010.188

Twelve members of the New Plymouth Harbour Board pictured next to the ship "Walkure". Sitting from left: E. Dockrill, E. Maxwell, J. B. Connett, Newton King and D. J. Hughes. The captain of the ship, Captain Westphal, is standing third from the right. Top of Paritutu visible upper right of photograph. Dated 10-20 June 1914.
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PHO2009-375

Eleven men are gathered in two rows against the wall of a building. The back row has eight men in it, all are standing. The front row has three men, all seated. The man in the middle of the front row is more formally dressed than the other men, he wears a coat, scarf, waistcoat, tie and watch chain and is holding a hat and walking stick. There is a large round of cheese resting against this man's legs. The label on the cheese reads "NEW ZEALAND PRODUCE / REG NO: / LBS NET / KAPONGA / NO: / DATE / FULL CREAM FACTORY CHEESE."
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PHO2011-2512

William Swadling (ca. 1860-1912) and his daughter Doris Swadling (1904-1960) both ride horses by the largest rata tree in the Kaponga district which was sited on the Swadling farm. The two riders are seen in profile with the large trunk of the rata tree behind them. Doris rides a smaller horse. William wears a hat.
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PHO2011-2513

Lithograph of the Interior of Otaki Church, New Zealand. Depicts the interior of the church with a number of Maori sitting and standing during a sermon. Maori designs are painted on wooden panels on the ceiling.
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A66.510
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