70 years ago this month
Reconnaissance and patrols are undertaken to ready for the Battalion's attack on the Cassino railway station. The attack saw the unit suffer over 100 casualties in less than 24 hours, the heaviest of any of the New Zealand units. Read the war diary for February 1944 here
Sonny Waru and Peter Awatere - mid 60's
During the mid 60's the Aotearoa Folklore Society, run by Peter Awatere, travelled around the country. Here is part of the group taking a break - L to R - ?, Taniwha (Sonny) Waru, ?, Arapeta (Peter) Awatere, ??
Copyright How Whānau of Metcalfe Rd