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Crowd at Putiki Pa in Wanganui celebrating the return home of the Pioneer Battalion, 1918

Reference Number: 1/1-020989-G

Crowd at Putiki Pa in Wanganui celebrating the return home of the Maori Pioneer Battalion in mid 1918. Photograph taken by Frank J Denton.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Dry plate photonegatives, related to New Zealand. Army. NZEF. Pioneer Battalion, Putiki Pa, Maori - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region and Maori - Flags.

Part of:
Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district, Reference Number PAColl-3046 (428 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass dry plate negative. Single negative

Historical Notes: Note on back of file print reads "Moutoa flag, centre, presented to local Maori in 1865 by European women of the region, to commemorate defeat of Hau Hau. Note presence of troops; probably NZ Pioneer Battalion, 3 & 4 platoons."

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures44. Wanganui Co. Putiki. Pa. 1918(PFP-022661)

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