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William George Malone, commander of the Wellington Battalion, was one of New Zealand's outstanding soldiers of the Gallipoli campaign.
This Te Ātiawa pā system was more than a match for British firepower and tactics during the First Taranaki War.
Pukerangiora Pā, high above the Waitara River, was besieged several times in the 19th century.
Trooopers' memorial for Taranaki residents who died in the South African (Boer) War
In the 1980s James Belich argued that Tītokowaru’s war had become a ‘dark secret’ of New Zealand history, ‘forgotten by the Pākehā as a child forgets a nightmare’. For Belich, Tītokowaru was ‘arguably the best general New Zealand has ever produced’.
Video about the wars of Waitara in the Taranaki
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Taranaki captain Peter Burke celebrates taking the Ranfurly Shield off Otago in 1957.
Marsland Hill New Zealand Wars memorial in New Plymouth.
The Waihi cairn records the names of 27 colonial servicemen who died during Titokowaru’s War of 1868-9 and were thought to be buried in the cemetery at the time the memorial was erected.
New Zealand Wars memorial near the Octagon in Manaia
Memorial in Waitara Historic Cemetery to members of the British forces killed at Puketakauere pā on 27 June 1860 and at Matarikoriko on 29 December 1860.
The memorial to the 57th Regiment at Te Henui Cemetery in New Plymouth. The Regiment fought in the Taranaki wars of the 1860s
Pukearuhe memorial in Te Henui Cemetery, New Plymouth
Memorial built to mark the location of the Turuturumōkai redoubt near Hawera
Memorial marking location of the headquarters of the Maori tohunga and warrior chief, Titokowaru.
James Livingston built this cairn and cemetery on his farm at Ōhawe in memory of his comrades who fell during the wars in south Taranaki
The Normanby memorial records the names of 52 colonial servicemen who died in south Taranaki during the late 1860s.
Memorial marking the grave of more than 20 Maori warriors who were killed in the Battle of Katikara on 4 June 1863
History and highlights of rugby in the Taranaki region