Story: Armed forces

Territorial camp, Hawke's Bay, 1912

Territorial camp, Hawke's Bay, 1912

The Territorial Force is a reserve force and members are called up to serve in New Zealand and overseas when needed. This is a Territorial Force camp at Tūtira in Hawke's Bay in 1912. Members were trained at annual camps like this.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sydney Charles Smith Collection (PA-Group-00242)
Reference: 1/1-021683-G
Photograph by Sydney Charles Smith

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Jim Rolfe, 'Armed forces - Historical overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 April 2024)

Story by Jim Rolfe, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Apr 2020