The Duke of Gloucester meets New Zealand Maori soldiers. 1940.    A Keystone Press Agency photograph. Dated 12th December 1940.

The Duke of Gloucester meets New Zealand Maori soldiers. 1940. A Keystone Press Agency photograph. Dated 12th December 1940.

Members of the Maori Battalion performing a haka at the opening of the Tamatekapua meeting house at Ohinemutu in 1943. Photograph taken by John Pascoe.

Members of the Maori Battalion performing a haka at the opening of the Tamatekapua meeting house at Ohinemutu in 1943. Photograph taken by John Pascoe.

Members of the 22nd New Zealand Motor Battalion, on a captured German Panzer VI 'Tiger' tank of the sPz.Abt.508, in the village of La Romola, Italy, on the 2nd of August 1944.  (Source - The National Library of New Zealand - Photograph by NZ official photographer - George Kaye)  (Colourised by Paul Reynolds.

Members of the 22nd New Zealand Motor Battalion, on a captured German Panzer VI 'Tiger' tank of the sPz.Abt.508, in the village of La Romola, Italy, on the 2nd of August 1944. (Source - The National Library of New Zealand - Photograph by NZ official photographer - George Kaye) (Colourised by Paul Reynolds.

28th Maori Battalion Boundaries Map shows Te Arawa were  B Company, their story can be read in  J.F. Cody's book 28 (Maori) Battalion available at the Rotorua District Library.

28th Maori Battalion Boundaries Map shows Te Arawa were B Company, their story can be read in J.F. Cody's book 28 (Maori) Battalion available at the Rotorua District Library.

28 Maori Battalion.  By J. F. Cody  This book is part of the series 'Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-1945' and as such, is a formally written account. It covers departure from New Zealand to 'The Battle of Britain', then to the Middle East, Greece and Crete on to Libya, Egypt and the Western Desert Campaign under Generals Alexander and Montgomery. It includes maps and diagrams of battles.

28 Maori Battalion. By J. F. Cody This book is part of the series 'Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-1945' and as such, is a formally written account. It covers departure from New Zealand to 'The Battle of Britain', then to the Middle East, Greece and Crete on to Libya, Egypt and the Western Desert Campaign under Generals Alexander and Montgomery. It includes maps and diagrams of battles.

28th Maori Battalion in Egypt. WW2.

28th Maori Battalion in Egypt. WW2.

Hakari on the return of the Maori Battalion 23 Jan 1946 Wellington

Hakari on the return of the Maori Battalion 23 Jan 1946 Wellington

Sergeant 28th Maori Battalion WW2 My tribute to the brave young men of the Maori Battalion. Ake! Ake! Kia kaha. E!  http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/

Sergeant 28th Maori Battalion WW2 My tribute to the brave young men of the Maori Battalion. Ake! Ake! Kia kaha. E! http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/

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