Members of Note

Christopher Louis Maling NZC

Christopher Maling was born around 1841 and came to New Zealand on the Martha Ridgeway when about 1 month old with his parents and sister Elizabeth. On 17 June 1843, his father Thomas Audros Maling, Chief Constable at Nelson, was killed in the Wairau...

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Charles Heaphy VC

Charles Heaphy was born in London, England, probably in 1820, the youngest of five children. His father, Thomas Heaphy, was a professional watercolourist. Charles left home shortly after his father's death in 1835, and in 1837 he entered the Royal Academy,...

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