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Boy Scouts on the trail of Te Kooti, ca 1934

Reference Number: PA1-o-116-34

Boy Scouts on the trail of Te Kooti photographed by an unknown photographer in about 1934Top left photograph (PA1-o-116-34-1). Boy Scouts parading for morning prayers at Easter Camp. On the bottom of the print is written "morning prayer easter camp."Top right photograph (PA1-o-116-34-2). Boy Scouts with their bicycles crossing a stream. On the bottom of the print is written "crossing the third stream."Bottom centre photograph (PA1-o-116-34-3). A group of Boy Scouts backs to camera, looking out over bush covered hills. On the bottom of the print is written "Te Kooti Trail." On the album page below the print is written "above Te Kooti Creek." On the album page to the left of print is written "On the trail of Te Kooti - the most treacherous of all the Maori warriers - He had two secret strongholds in these parts." On the album page to the right of the page is written "After the Mohaka massacre Te Kooti lived at Kihikihi, Otewa, and Parawera. It is said that his flag was the emblem most stained with blood in New Zealand history."

Key terms:
1 image, related to d Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki, Otorohanga District, Scouting (Youth activity), Boys - Societies and clubs, Boy Scouts - New Zealand - Waikato Region and Boys - New Zealand - Waikato Region.

Part of:
Craddock album 6, Reference Number PA1-o-116 (11 digitised items)
Craddock, Gerald Rainsford :Assorted photographs including New Zealand locations and Kashmir, India, Reference Number PAColl-2137 (11 digitised items)

Extent: 3 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin prints. Photographs

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