Location: Tauranga, New Zealand
Surnames/tags: New_Zealand Land_Wars Gate_Pa
Categories: New Zealand Wars.
British forces and pride were seriously affected by the defeat of a small number of Māori at Pukehinahina - now known as The Battle of Gate Pā.
Soldiers and sailors who were killed or wounded were from the following naval ships and regiments:
|Ship / Regiment||No. Killed in Action||No. Wounded in Action|
Official numbers (at the time): Thirty-one Killed; Eighty Wounded.
Māori casualties: No more than fifteen killed (although there are higher estimates).
Recipients of the Victoria Cross:
- Asst. Surgeon William G. N. Manley
- Capt. of Foretop (H.M.S. Harrier) Samuel Mitchell.
- Battlefield Relics.
- The Gate Pā entrenchments, 1864.
- The late Mr. Michael Collins.
- 'For Valour':- Doctor's Māori War exploit.
Bay of Plenty Times
Daily Southern Cross
Hawke's Bay Herald
New Zealand Herald
NZ Spectator & Cook's Strait Guardian
- Battle of Gate Pā.
- Gate Pā memorial church.
- Gate Pā memorial reserve.
- Gate Pā or Pukehinahina.
- Participants at the Battles of Gate Pa and Te Ranga.
- New Zealand Wars.
- NZ Wars - Victoria Cross recipients.
- Tauranga Campaign.
- Tauranga Moana tribes.
- Pukehinahina - The Battle of Gate Pā.
- The Battles of Gate Pā and Te Ranga.
- The Officers who fell at Te Papa.
- War in Tauranga.
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- Kevin J. Sands
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