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Chief Taraia Ngakuti Te Tumuhia.

Chief Taraia Ngakuti Te Tumuhia.

(Photo: Alexander Turnbull Library)

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Chief Taraia Ngakuti Te Tumuhia.
School of Mines and Recreation Grounds.

School of Mines and Recreation Grounds.

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School of Mines and Recreation Grounds.
Crown House

Crown House, built on Crown Hill, Karangahake, for Superintendent of Crown Mine, Mr Daw. Later moved to Te Puke by Mr Montgomery to become the Old People's Home. Was burned down in 1964.

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Crown House
Crown Battery and Railway Bridge, 1906.

Crown Battery and Railway Bridge, 1906.

Auckland Institute & Museum

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Crown Battery and Railway Bridge, 1906.
The Crown Mine in Waitawheta Gorge.

The Crown Mine in Waitawheta Gorge.

Photo: Auckland Institute & Museum

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The Crown Mine in Waitawheta Gorge.

"Daldy" McWilliams

KARANGAHAKE the years of the gold 1875 -1935: The Daldy McWilliams Adventure
"Daldy" McWilliams
First Mackaytown Hotel

First Mackaytown Hotel

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First Mackaytown Hotel
George Norman McGruer

George Norman McGruer

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George Norman McGruer
Interpreter, reading

John Williams, Interpreter, reading "Deed of Cession" at Re-enactment, 1975.

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Interpreter, reading "Deed of Cession"
Mr John Benjamin Morris.

Mr John Benjamin Morris.

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Mr John Benjamin Morris.
James Mackay.

James Mackay.

Photo: Alexander Turnbull Library.

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James Mackay.
Karangahake 1906.

Karangahake 1906.

Auckland Museum photo.

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Karangahake 1906.
A typical Miner's Cottage.

A typical Miner's Cottage. [Dance's house - E]

Photo: Auckland Institute & Museum

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A typical Miner's Cottage.
View of Karangahake with Mackaytown in the distance.

View of Karangahake with Mackaytown in the distance.

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View of Karangahake with Mackaytown in the distance.
Karangahake 1906.

Karangahake 1906.

Auckland Museum photo.

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Karangahake 1906.
Karangahake in 1909 with Talisman battery in foreground.

Karangahake in 1909 with Talisman battery in foreground.

Auckland Museum.

KARANGAHAKE the years of the gold 1875 -1935: Karangahake at its Peak
Karangahake in 1909 with Talisman battery in foreground.
Karangahake in its heyday - 1910.

Karangahake in its heyday - 1910.

KARANGAHAKE the years of the gold 1875 -1935: Karangahake at its Peak
Karangahake in its heyday - 1910.
Karangahake Fire Brigade

Karangahake Fire Brigade

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Karangahake Fire Brigade
Karangahake Post Office.

Karangahake Post Office.

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Karangahake Post Office.
Karangahake School, 1891.

Karangahake School – 1891. Miss Patterson – Head Teacher, Mr Dave Dunlop – Pupil Teacher

Back Row Boys: -, -, Dan Sheehan, Alf Shepherd, Harold Shepherd, Norman McGruer, -, -, (not known).

Second Row Girls: Mary Sheehan, Kate Barrett, Lily and Allie McLoughry, Essie Dodd, Josephine Barrett, Katie Sheehan, Alice Dodd.

Third Row Girls: May Pennell, E. McLoughry,-, Esther Pennell, Sarah Collett, Ada Bunting, Lizzie Sheehan, May Shepherd, Mary Davidson, Matilda Dodd, Lena Pennell, Emma Collinson, Marion McGruer.

Fourth Row: Lewis Goiss, Jack Bunting, Florrie Casley, Nellie Goiss, Kate Collett, Zilla Pennell, Mary Goiss, IVY SHEPHERD, Maggie Sheehan,-, Dick Casley.

Front: Charlie Davidson, -, Bill Pennell

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Karangahake School, 1891.
Recreation Ground, Mackaytown Railway Station.

Recreation Ground, Mackaytown Railway Station.

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Recreation Ground, Mackaytown Railway Station.
Karangahake School, 1897.

Karangahake School, 1897.

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Karangahake School, 1897.
Mackaytown School, 1908

Mackaytown School, 1908

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Mackaytown School, 1908
Lower Karangahake.

Lower Karangahake.

[aka River Road and Irishtown, see Journal 2 - E]

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Lower Karangahake.
Struck it Rich

"Struck it Rich": A find of "New Chum's Gold" at Karangahake. Eric McAllister (Chemist), Billie Davidson (Draper), Joe Hemus (Musician).

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Struck it Rich
Talisman House, Mackaytown, 1900.

Talisman House, Mackaytown, 1900. McCombie Family in residence.

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Talisman House, Mackaytown, 1900.
The Talisman Mine Levels.

The Talisman Mine. Diagram showing the shafts and drives and levels.

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The Talisman Mine Levels.
Horse team outside 2nd Mackaytown Hotel

One of Clarkin's horse teams outside 2nd Mackaytown Hotel at the foot of Rahu Road (1903).

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Horse team outside 2nd Mackaytown Hotel
Karangahake Butcher’s Shop.

Karangahake Butcher's Shop.

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Karangahake Butcher’s Shop.
Bridges to Mines via

Bridges to Mines via "Dustpan", Walter's Store.

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Bridges to Mines via "Dustpan", Walter’s Store.
Plan of Karangahake District.

Plan of Karangahake District.

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Plan of Karangahake District.
Woodstock Battery.

The Woodstock Battery.

Photo: Auckland Institute & Museum

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Woodstock Battery.