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Nops, John George, d 1847 :Plan of the road taken by the combined forces to Rua Peka Peka, under Colonel Despard 99th Regt. [ms map]. By Mr. J.G. Nops (Master), assisted by Mr. Groves (Mid.), 1846.

Reference Number: MapColl-832.11hk/1846/Acc.35844

Map of the area from Kawiti's Pa at Ruapekapeka to Pahia, including the Bay of Islands, to Cape Brett and the coastline south of Wangarura Harbour. Inked lines identify the routes taken by the combined forces in December 1845, including descriptions of the terrain and dates of their advancement. Physical features such as rivers, rocks and bays are named. Stockades and Pa sites are marked, as well as two routes taken by the combined forces which includes notes about the terrain. An detailed table gives dates of battles, numbers of forces engaged, and the wounded.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Maps, related to Colonel Henry Despard, John George Nops, Kenneth Athol Webster, Te Ruki Kawiti, Mr Groves, Great Britain. Army. 9th Regiment of Foot, Whangaruru, Ruapekapeka, Soldiers - New Zealand - Northland Region, Military camps - New Zealand - Northland Region, New Zealand Wars, 1843-1847 - Campaigns - New Zealand - Northland Region, Roads - New Zealand - Northland Region and Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Northland Region.

Part of:
Webster, Kenneth Athol, 1906-1967 :Maps from collection, Reference Number MapColl-Collection-Webster (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 manuscript map(s)Ink on paper, part coloured, scale [ca.63 360], 46.2 x 63.4 cm.. Map

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