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Henry Booth

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War in Tauranga

During the first half of 1864 the focus of the New Zealand Wars shifted from Waikato to Tauranga. In this phase of the conflict the British suffered a catastrophic defeat at Pukehinahina – better known as the Gate Pā – before inflicting heavy losses on a Māori force at Te Ranga. Read the full article

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Gate Pā was a major disaster for the British military, who suffered twice the casualties of the Māori

Sash worn by Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Booth of the 43rd (Monmouthshire) Light Infantry during the battle of Gate Pā, 28-29 April 1864.

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