Newspaper, Hawke's Bay Government Gazette

Production date
15 Oct 1866
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
Extracts from the Hawke's Bay Government Gazette, Volume VII, No 32, dated Monday October 15, 1866.

The contents include the following:

Donald McLean, Superintendent directs Lieutenant-Colonel George Stoddart Whitmore, the Officer commanding the Napier Regiment of Militia to draw men for actual service for the Regiment of Militia and Volunteers, 13 October 1866.

13 October 1866: the Provincial Council of Hawke's Bay conveys to Lieutenant Colonel Whitmore and the Officers and men under his command its deep sense and appreciation of the great and valuable service rendered to the Province by the gallantry and bravery displayed by the Colonial Forces in the engagements with the enemy (Pai Mārire) which took place at Omarunui and Petane on the 12th.

Napier 13 October 1866: Lieutenant Colonel Whitmore records the success of the engagement at Omarunui Pā by the Colonial Forces. He offers his thanks to Officers for their zealous conduct and support, and the Māori contingent.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Printed on paper with black ink.
Height x Width: 342 x 216mm
Subject period
Subject date
12 Oct 1866
13 Oct 1866
15 Oct 1866
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m50/2
Credit line
gifted by Mrs Wanklyn
Other number(s)
m50/2, 78391

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