Slide, Gate Pa Centenary, Tauranga
A colour slide showing an event at the Gate Pa Reserve, Tauranga. St George Anglican Church in the background. Event has been identified as being part of the Battle of Pukehinahina Gate Pa Centenary. Recorded by photographer as ‘Sir H. Barrowclough (Chief Justice) unveiling memorial at Gate Pa’. "On April 29th - one hundred years after the battle between Maori and British forces - a crowd of approximately 2000 gathered on the site to witness the unveiling of a memorial to the fallen of both races by the Chief Justice and acting Governor of New Zealand, the Rt Hon Sir Harold Barrowclough." Tauranga Photo News, 30 May 1964.
The Tauranga Heritage Collection has more than 2000 photographic slides taken by Robert Gale. Robert and his family moved to Tauranga in the early 1960s and he taught at Merivale School until retirement. Robert was a member of the Tauranga Photographic Society for many years. We ask that you publish an acknowledgement, or 'attribution', to Robert Gale when using this image.
29 Apr 1964
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
50mm (width), 50mm (height)
Gifted by the Gale family and Alf Rendell