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Police party on Old Road, Ruatahuna, [ca 1916]

Reference Number: PA1-o-042-49-4

Police party on the Old Road, Ruatahuna, prior to the raid on Maungapohatu that resulted in the arrest of Rua Kenana Hepetipa (Ngai Tuhoe). Photograph taken circa 1916 by Weekly News photographer Arthur Ninnis Breckon.

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1 image, related to Arthur Ninnis Breckon, Rua Kenana Hepetipa, Ruatahuna, Roads - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region and Police.

Part of:
Blue album, Reference Number PA1-o-042 (27 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 16.2 x 12 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: Published in the Auckland Weekly News on April 13 1916, p 41: `The march of the police through the Urewera Country to arrest Rua, the Maori "prophet". The members of the force halting by the wayside between Ruatahuna and Maungapohatu, the outlaw's stronghold'.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures16. Whakatane Co. Ruatahuna. ca 1916(PFP-030791)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Old Rd Ruatahuna, looking West

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