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The royal couple are standing in the back of a specially converted jeep as it drives past thousands of children gathered in Athletic Park. As their car passes the children, they all swarm en masse to the other side of the field to get another look as the jeep turns a corner.
HMS Philomel berthing at Wellington in 1917 after returning from wartime service.
The hospital ship Maheno leaves Wellington for the Dardanelles, 10 July 1915
Māori soldiers of the Native Contingent waiting to board the troopship HMNZT Warrimoo, Wellington wharf, 14 February 1915.
Colonel William Wakefield was one of the earliest European settlers at Port Nicholson (Wellington), where he served as the New Zealand Company’s Principal Agent between 1840 and 1848.
New Zealand soldiers marching through Wellington before leaving for Malaya.
The ‘Battle of Featherston Street’ occurred in Wellington, with some of the most violent street fighting of the 1913 Great Strike.
Radio NZ Spectrum interview in which George Davies and Marjorie Lees recall the 1913 strike in Wellington
During the strike many notable strike leaders were held in the Terrace Gaol.
Unity Conference delegates outside the Maoriland Worker office.
The unofficial strike headquarters in Wellington.
This is where mounted special constables were quartered in Wellington during the 1913 strike.
Strikers' refuge from the special constables during the 1913 strike.
Strikers frequently protested outside the Wellington Harbour Board's building on Jervois Quay.
Poster advertising strike meeting at Wellington Opera House in 1913.
Waterside Workers' brass band at a mass meeting of strikers during the 1913 strike, Newtown Park, Wellington.
Because the strike threatened their livelihoods, rural men were keen to volunteer as special constables.
The 1913 Great Strike was sparked off by two relatively small strikes.
On 26 October 1913 strikers broke down the gates of the Basin Reserve to hold a mass meeting
On 3 November 1913 there was a major riot in Buckle Street, Wellington