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The Māori Battalion Hall, named 'Te Rau Aroha' (emblem of gratitude), was erected in Palmerston North as a national memorial to the men of the 28th (Māori) Battalion who lost their lives in the Second World War. It was designed by John Scott, architect of Hastings, and the 14 carved panels on the facade (8 feet x 1 foot 6 inches) were carved by Kelly Kereama of Feilding. Inside 639 names of those who did not return are inscribed on 14 brass plates. All the concrete, both inside and out, was left unplastered and with the marks of the boxing to symbolise the strength of the Māori people. The three-storey building was planned as a community centre to serve all races and was opened in June 1964 by the Governor General, Sir Bernard Fergusson. Mayor Gilbert Rennie was also in attendance, as well as a number of Māori veterans.

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Identifier
2010/71
Pākanga
2010-71
Date
June 27, 1964
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2015S_2010-71_012359
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Opening of Māori Battalion Hall
Māori Battalion Hall
Opening of Māori Battalion Hall
Memorial, Māori Battalion Hall
Poppy Places Article - Māori Battalion Hall
Te Rau o Te Aroha Māori Battalion Hall /  Te Wananga O Aotearoa, Cuba Street
Opening of Māori Battalion Hall
Te Rau o Te Aroha Maori Battalion Hall, 138 Cuba Street
Te Rau o Te Aroha Maori Battalion Hall, 138 Cuba Street
The Military History of Palmerston North - The Māori Battalion Hall
Sir Bernard Fergusson and John Mason Durie at Opening of Māori Battalion Hall
Packing parcels for the Māori Battalion

Pūnaha whakarōpū

Ngā tūtohu
māori,
māori battalion,
māori battalion hall,
te ao māori,
Tūtohu Hapori
tangata,

Tuku kōrero mai mō te whakararu

Ngā rauemi e whai pānga ana

Opening of Māori Battalion Hall
Māori Battalion Hall
Opening of Māori Battalion Hall
Memorial, Māori Battalion Hall
Poppy Places Article - Māori Battalion Hall
Te Rau o Te Aroha Māori Battalion Hall /  Te Wananga O Aotearoa, Cuba Street
Opening of Māori Battalion Hall
Te Rau o Te Aroha Maori Battalion Hall, 138 Cuba Street
Te Rau o Te Aroha Maori Battalion Hall, 138 Cuba Street
The Military History of Palmerston North - The Māori Battalion Hall
Sir Bernard Fergusson and John Mason Durie at Opening of Māori Battalion Hall
Packing parcels for the Māori Battalion