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.