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He pārongo atu anōTe Rau Aroha' Maori Battalion Hall / Te Wananga O Aotearoa, Cuba Street

The Maori Battalion Hall, named 'Te Rau Aroha' (emblem of gratitude), was erected in Palmerston North as a national memorial to the men of the 28th (Maori) 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 Maori 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. At the time this photo was taken, it served as the Visual Arts school of the Wananga O Aotearoa.

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Te Rau Aroha' Maori Battalion Hall /  Te Wananga O Aotearoa, Cuba Street
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Te kaihanga
Te wāhi
Palmerston North
Te rā
October 6, 2011

Te manatārua

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Palmerston North City Library

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Ngā rauemi e whai pānga ana

Te Rau Aroha' Maori Battalion Hall /  Te Wananga O Aotearoa, Cuba Street
Naval Officers from HMTS Sydney visiting Palmerston North
Mail delivery to the Army at Linton Military Camp
Visiting Australian Airforce Officers, Palmerston North
Army personnel
Army Group at Woodville Camp
Army personnel
Unidentified Group of Soldiers at Awapuni Racecourse
Wedding Group
Group of officers and soldiers
Army personnel
Group of soldiers, Woodville Racecourse

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