Veterans of the 28th Maori Battalion during the twenty-sixth reunion held at Omapere in the Hokianga in 2006.
Left to right: ?, Nolan Raihania, Bill Delamere, ?, Pom Walker, ?, Bill Te Kani, Barney Kirk, John Waititi, Jerry Taingahue, Sir Henare Ngata, Tini Glover, Selwyn Clark*, Mane Tatare, Bob Watene*, Jim Takarangi, Ted Waaka*, Ed Wineera, Eric Henry, Matt Love (hidden), Stud Peneamena, Tahu Potiki, ?, John Carroll, Henry Norton, Alfred Preece, Ben Hook, ?, Kingi Matthews, John Thomas (not 28)
Site editors note
* - indicates 15th Reinforcements. These men left New Zealand with the 15th Reinforcements and were at sea when the war in Europe ended on 7 May 1945. They arrived in Egypt that month and were sent to Italy later in the year, but did not see action with the 28th Maori Battalion.
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