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The Native (mission)  Institute, Tauranga, erected by Revs Clarke and Baker in 1860.  It was taken over by the Imperial troops in Jan. 1864 as a commissary, and used as a hospital April to June after the battles of Gate Pa and Te Ranga.  Mission Institute completed May 1862 for Revs C.Baker and E.Clarke. Used as the first government buildings 1864 to 1874.The house in the background is High Trees, built by E. B. Baker.  This building served as the first government buildings.  Acc No 2261

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