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Featherston Riot

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

Contains one newspaper clipping, ‘Wartime camp tragedy’, The Dominion Post Weekend, September 19 1992, p 9. Details the events of the 1943 Featherston camp riot, in which 48 Japanese prisoners of war and 1 New Zealand guard were killed. Subject matter date range is 1942-1986.


  • Collection covers ca 1960-2010

Conditions Governing Access

Access is freely available within the J.C.Beaglehole Room for research and private study. For any use beyond this, please contact the J.C.Beaglehole Room ( in the first instance


From the Fonds: 100 linear_centimeters (Hutt Valley Independent and Upper Hutt Advertiser (2009.044) has been given a call number (DU401.1 H982) and is located on the Atlas shelving.)

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Repository Details

Part of the J C Beaglehole Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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