Story: Volcanic Plateau places

Armed Constabulary, Ōpepe

Armed Constabulary, Ōpepe

After Te Kooti’s men killed a number of colonial soldiers at Ōpepe in 1869, an Armed Constabulary post was set up there, and remained until 1885. These soldiers are outside the stockade in the early 1870s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Photograph by Samuel Carnell

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau places - Kāingaroa to Kaimanawa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15077/armed-constabulary-opepe (accessed 17 October 2021)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 25 May 2015