Here you will find our museum exhibits and a brief description of some of the items in our collection.
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).
Flag signed by members of NZ Platoon (Lt Kate Waiwatai). Op Rata
Flag is national flag of Palau, given to SSgt Charlie Harriision by their Australian C.R. as a keep- sake.
Marcu – July 2008
- Helmet Plate 1898 – donated by members of the 6 Hauraki Association
- Dies used to press & cut Hauraki Badges.
- Pipes & drums badges
- Sport badges worn by members of the Hauraki Regiment
- Hauraki Corps belts
- Hauraki shoulder badges
Donated by Brian Shinkel. The Baynot was found on the beaches at ANZAC Cove, by his son,while in a pilgridge to Gallipoli. Brian donated the New Zealand Ensign & Australian Ensign.
WOII Brian Schinkel was the CSM of Support Company when he retired.
The curator, Tony Fraser, completed the exhibit.
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.