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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

Photograph of two men standing at the front of a whare with bush in the background. A dog looking back at them is at the forefront of the image. The whare is made of wooden slatted walls with a straw-like material for the roof.
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PHO2015-0205

Black and white photographic image depicting a view of Devon Street, New Plymouth from the Currie Street corner showing the Native Office being removed from Lower Brougham Street.
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A64.063

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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

A page removed from a photograph album with two photographs adhered either side of a grey album page. The first photograph shows a view of the Boat Shed Bridge, Pukekura Park, New Plymouth. The second photograph shows various views of Mount Taranaki dating 1903-1904. The photograph is captioned: "Scenes of and on Mount Egmont reached by the North Egmont Track from the Radius Line to the Summit. Photos by L. Earp N.P. N.Z."
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PHO2011-0553

Surfboat, New Plymouth 1884. On boat (left to right): T. Inch, T. James (behind mast), F. Joseph, G. Cock, and H. Cock. In front of the boat (left to right) are Harry Boswell, Richard Cock, Sam Roberts. T. Gyde (engineer), S. Holford, W. Russell (carter), T. Blanchett (clerk), J. W. Parker, Sgt. J. Riley, Michael McGonnell (Head Coxswain), Ben Fox, James Essex Harvey, Jack Fraser, and Joseph Simpson with horse "Duke"
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PHO2001-7

Wood chopping and sawing competition at the Okoki Sports Day, 1911. Part of the Reid Album.
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PHO2005-246

Street with full view two single story houses and portions of houses one either side. Large tree in background cut off at the top of the photograph.
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PHO2009-386

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The beach near Bayly Road, New Plymouth. Houses and buildings in the background and sailing boats can be seen in the far distance.
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PHO2010-0122

Two people standing alongside the hull of the tug. Captain Tim Wood is named but not identified, along with two men working on the underside of the tug. 1971
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PHO2010-0128

Photograph shows a woman, Mrs. Hutchen, standing at the left edge holding the covering of the street sign she had just unveiled. A dinghyt sits on the shore just behind her, a large ship is docked at the top right corner of the photograph and two ships are in the background on the left hand side.
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PHO2010-0012

An aerial photograph of earthworks forming the shore end of the third wharf at the New Plymouth Port. The New Zealand Shipping Company's Taupo, is berthed at Moturoa Wharf near the top of the photograph. The Union Steam Ship Company's Kaitoa (left), and the Blue Star Lines Melbourne Star are berthed on one side of Newton King Wharf. The Dutch vessel Schie Lloyd is berthed at on the other side of Newton King Wharf.
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PHO2010-0059

View of The Camphouse at North Egmont, Mount Taranaki. The Camphouse is pictured in the middleground and the foreground is dominated by large tree stumps. Mount Egmont, covered in snow, is visible in the background. The Camphouse was one of several buildings purpose-built to serve as military barracks during the Taranaki Wars and was previously sited on Marsland Hill during the Wars. It is the only surviving military barracks from this period. In 1891 it was moved to North Egmont for accommodation purposes.
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PHO2009-226

First Bowl of Brooklands sound shell, circa 1957-1958, before speaker stands were put up on sides of stage. Scaffolding visible on the stage. Rows of seating set up in front of Bowl lake. Trees visible in the background.
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PHO2009-272

The Band of the 1st Battalion, Taranaki Regiment (Taranaki Regimental Band) during a band competition at Pukekura Park. Band members are standing at attention with their instruments under their arms. A large crowd fills the terraces in the background. A row of cars are parked at the edge of the parade ground.
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PHO2009-135

The Band of the 1st Battalion, Taranaki Regiment (Taranaki Regimental Band) during a band competition at Pukekura Park. The band members are marching in formation whilst playing. The trumpeter on the far right at the back is Gordon Nunns. A large crowd fills the terraces in the background. A square peaked tent is pitched on the grounds behind the band and a row of cars are parked at the edge of the parade ground.
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PHO2009-137

View looking East up central Devon Street, New Plymouth from near the intersection with Currie Street. Motor vehicles, people riding bicycles and a horse and cart can be seen driving up and down the street. Further vehicles, and bikes are parked in the street. Pedestrians are visible on the footpath and on the street. Commercial premises line either side of the street. Some of the names of the businesses can be read.
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PHO2013-0095

Photograph of three veterans of the 43rd Regiment. All three of the men are dressed in suits and are wearing hats. They are seated. Each of the men are holding bugles in their right hands.
From left to right: Bugler William Wales, Bandsman C. Turnbridge, Bugler John Mynott.
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PHO2009-096

Published copy of a photograph of the Waihi Redoubt in Normanby. The photograph would have appeared in a magazine or newspaper. Image depicts a group of relaxed soldiers on the grounds in front of the redoubt. Many of the men are reclining. Buildings and structures within the walls of the redoubt can be seen in the background.
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PHO2009-101

The Tea House, Pukekura Park, surrounded by trees. The Tea House was presented to New Plymouth in 1931 by ex-Mayor Charles Burgess and his wife Mary to celebrate their golden wedding anniversary.
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PHO2009-150

Bathing shed and band rotunda photographed from high vantage point. In front of the bathing shed a diving board juts out into the lake. A figure is pictured standing on the diving board. Cannon Hill visible in the background. Trees frame the right hand side of the image and are visible in the background.
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PHO2009-151

View of the memorial erected in memory of the Imperial and Colonial forces that fell in action or died in the Maori Wars. WF Gordon (Hon Secretary), W Parkinson (Contractor) and E Dockrill (Hon Treasurer) pictured standing to the left side of the memorial. The inscription is written in WF Gordon's' handwriting.
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PHO2009-218

Five homes, built in a row on York Terrace, by Thomas Hirst for him and his wife along with homes for several of his daughters (including a daughter in law). The houses were built for: 1. Annis Hamerton (nee Hirst); 2. Jane Marshall (nee Hirst); 3. Jane Hirst (daughter in law, nee George); 4. Mary Devenish (nee Hirst); 5. Harriet Fookes (nee Hirst); and a home he built for himself and his wife Grace (nee Bracken). The road subsequently formed Pendarves St, with Hirst's house at the intersection with Elliot St.
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PHO2011-1004

Main lake at Pukekura Park during the 'Festival of Lights', January 2005. Tree ferns and foliage illuminated at night time with green, red, orange, purple and blue coloured light.
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PHO2006-340

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View of Urenui Beach and river mouth. There is a wagon and a group of several men in the foreground. The men are holding tools including an axe and spade, and some cooking equipment. There is thick bush on the left of the scene and cliffs visible in the background. There seem to be power lines running across the scene.
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PHO2014-0378
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