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Oct11

Prize Giving Panorama

CLICK ON THE QUESTION TO FIND THE ANSWER QUESTION: Which month and year was this photo taken? ANSWER: Announcing the prizewinners at the Christmas Prizegiving Marino Place Kaikohe 1994.
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Oct11

555 receiver

CLICK ON THE QUESTION TO FIND THE ANSWER QUESTION: What is this?ANSWER: The 555 receiver was patented in 1926 as the very first loud speaker in the world. in time for […]
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Oct11

Replica Grout Cycle Car

CLICK ON THE QUESTION TO FIND THE ANSWER QUESTION: Approximately what date would this type of car been built?ANSWER: 1901 REPLICA GROUT CYCLE CAR This is a ¾ size replica […]
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Oct11

Alexander Sawmill Single Cylinder Tangye Engine

CLICK ON THE QUESTION TO FIND THE ANSWER QUESTION: What diameter would the piston be?ANSWER: ALEXANDER SAWMILL TANGYE ENGINE This is a single cylinder diesel engine with a piston diameter of […]
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Oct11

Main Street Kaikohe

CLICK ON THE QUESTION TO FIND THE ANSWER QUESTION: When was this picture taken?ANSWER: MAIN STREET KAIKOHE This is one of the earliest photos we have of Kaikohe main street and […]
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Oct10

Bone or Ivory Brooch

CLICK ON THE QUESTION TO FIND THE ANSWER Question: Guess who this was made for?BONE OR IVORY BROOCH This beautiful Bone or Ivory Brooch was donated amongst the collection of […]
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Oct10

Small Pistol Black Powder Flask

CLICK ON THE QUESTION TO FIND THE ANSWER QUESTION: What is this used for?ANSWER: This pistol powder flask is only 4 inches long as against 8 inches for other powder […]
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Oct10

Muzzle Loading Pistol with wooden stock

CLICK ON THE QUESTION TO FIND THE ANSWER QUESTION: How do you load this pistol?ANSWER: Called muzzle loading as it was loaded from the muzzle. In general, the sequence of […]
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Oct10

Goldie Painting of Maori Warrior

CLICK ON THE QUESTION TO FIND THE ANSWER QUESTION: What has this famous painting got to do with our museum?ANSWER: Maioha, a cousin of Potatau Te Wherowhero, the first Maori […]
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Oct05

Burrell Steam Traction Engine

The 1908 8hp Burrell steam Traction engine's boiler needed expensive repairs. It has been exchanged for a 1901 Burrell steam engine which is running and we have purchased the trailor […]
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