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View of the Waireka battlefield on the occasion of a picnic celebrating an anniversary of the battle. In the foreground Antonio Rodriguez de Sardinha (holder of a New Zealand Cross) is seated on the ground. In the background crowds of people are gathered into groups and children are seated on the ground. The pink marking in the background left indicates the site of the Maori pa and the other white markings on the right toward the wooded gully represent the paths the Maori took after being driven out of the pa by Captain Cracroft and his men. The photograph has been retouched and it is adhered to card.
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PHO2009-039

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