This formal portrait of Charles Heaphy shows him wearing the Victoria Cross he was awarded for rescuing a wounded soldier under intense fire at Waiari, near Te Awamutu, on 11 February 1864, during the war in Waikato.
Kōrero: Heaphy, Charles
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Michael Fitzgerald. 'Heaphy, Charles', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/1h14/heaphy-charles (accessed 13 August 2020)