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Includes items from Battles in Greece & Crete.
German MP40 submachine gun captured by H.B. Capamiagan, later to become Hon Col of the Hauraki Regiment
The Greek Order of George I. Awarded to a platoon of 18 Bn 2NZEF (mostly Hauraki) who escorted the King of Greece to saftey, during the invasion of Crete.
Medals of Maj Alf Voss MBE MC DCM.
Uniform used during the Pacific Campaign. 3 Division NZEF
Items from the Battles of Italy including a piece of the Monastery at Monte Cassino, M Conder. (see “Hauraki News” August 2009).
New Zealand sent 10 contingents of troops to South Africa. The Hauraki soldiers volunteered in all ten contingents
Walter Callaway served in three contingents, !st, 7th, & 9th. The museum has the book “Walter Callaway; A Maori Warrior of the Boer War; Mike Dwight”
Trooper G.R. Bradford left New Zealand with the 1st contingent and became the Empires first causulty; dying of wounds received in skirmish at Jasforntein Farm near Rensburg,Cape Colony.