Topic: Relics of Gate Pa, Pukehinahina (2014) by Fiona Kean

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In 2014 a special Historical Review magazine issue focused on the Battle of Gate Pa (29 April 2014).

Dedicated to Jinty Rorke (1942-2014), this special edition of the Historical Review is an outstanding contribution to the commemoration of 150 years since the Battle of Gate Pa at Pukehinahina (29 April 1864). The cover is bright and attractive in itself and the layout inside superb.

Relics of Gate Pa, Pukehinahina (2014) by Fiona Kean

The contents include: Impressions of Tauranga -- Regimental record -- Gate Pa Tewhatewha -- Under British fire -- An invaluable record -- Ensign Pace's map -- The treasured oval table -- A fallen officer's sash -- A portrait of Heni Pore -- The naval presence -- Lieutenant A. Grubb R.A. -- Pukehinahina survivor -- Robley's living taonga -- A "military" cemetery -- Laying the foundations -- Relics from the land -- A changed landscape.

Overall this is a wonderful keepsake, an informative publication which will be extensively used in the years to come by those wishing to research or inform themselves on this topic.

Historical Review: Bay of Plenty Journal of History, May 2014, Volume 62, Number 1.

ISSN: 0018-2516

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Relics of Gate Pa, Pukehinahina (2014) by Fiona Kean


Year:2014