Kōrero: Volcanic Plateau places

Armed constabulary, Ōpepe

Armed constabulary, Ōpepe

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

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-003116; F
Photograph by Samuel Carnell

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau places - Kāingaroa to Kaimanawa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15077/armed-constabulary-opepe (accessed 16 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 25 May 2015