Badge, Military, New Zealand, 'Whakatangata Kia Kaha'; Unknown manufacturer; 191...

Name/Title

Badge, Military, New Zealand, 'Whakatangata Kia Kaha'

About this object

This is a 31st Reinforcements cap badge from the First New Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF). The scroll on the badge reads in Māori 'Whakatangata' and below 'Kia Kaha'. The first roughly translates to 'acquit yourselves like men', the second meaning 'be strong'.

Maker

Unknown manufacturer

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1914-1918

Period

1910s

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, metal, gold alloy

Inscription and Marks

On the reverse in black ink;
'WY.2000.12.4.17'

Measurements

h x 50 mm w x 50 mm d x 15 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Subject and Association Keywords

Military - World War One

Subject and Association Keywords

Clothing and Accessories

Object Type

accessories

Object number

WY.2000.12.4.17

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