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Factions of Alf's Imperial Army at the Arts Centre

24 August 1985

Alf's Imperial Army and various factions including the McGillicuddy Highland Regiment in the central courtyard of Christchurch Arts Centre. Flags are draped over the balcony and all are dressed in costume to celebrate 12 years of Alf's Army.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - West

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Alfss imperial army were the military wing of thhe wizards imperial british conservative party.

Thanks so much for the extra information!

Also include Mapua fure brigade the wellington boots regiment With the duke of wellington colonel tony catford on balcony to right of the wizard nursing ciorops in front row administered brandy to soldiers woounded duuring mock attles

Wizard of Christchurch with members of Alf's Imperial Army

13 November 1987

Members of Alf's Imperial Army dressed for battle with the Wizard of Christchurch waiting to board a train at Christchurch Railway Station to the West Coast. Corporal Gregor Campbell is pictured on the right next to the Wizard and in the centre is Lieutenant Apples.

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Commander and Sergeant of Alf's Imperial Army

16 October 1986

Commander John Appleby "Apples" with Sergeant Jockey Sewer Wilson in the doorway to Christchurch Town Hall ahead of the Travel Agents of New Zealand Convention.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

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Alf's Imperial Army battle, Victoria Lake, Hagley Park

21 January 1985

Members of Alf's Imperial Army during the Summer Times battle with pirates on Victoria Lake in Hagley Park. Spectators are visible in the background.

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Area: West / Hagley Park

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Alf's Imperial Army members, Queen's tour, Blenheim

2 March 1977

Three members of Alf's Imperial Army standing to attention awaiting the arrival of Her Majesty the Queen in Blenheim. The men are surrounded by a crowd of people, some with umbrellas.

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Area: Other / Outside of Canterbury

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Medal presented to Prince Charles by Alf's Imperial Army

11 April 1981

Close-up of an 18-carat gold medal presented to Prince Charles in Dunedin by the Wizard of Dunedin, Wayne Everson, Commander of the Dunedin regiment of Alf's Imperial Army.

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Alf's Imperial Army during celebrations in Wellington

29 August 1984

Members of the Wellington and Dunedin regiments of Alf's Imperial Army stood against a wall in Midland Park, Wellington. Taken during eleventh anniversary celebrations prior to a colour presenting ceremony by Wellington's Deputy Mayor, Gavin Wilson.

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Alf's Imperial Army battle, Victoria Lake, Hagley Park

21 January 1985

Members of Alf's Imperial Army in an inflatable boat surrounded by pirates in the water during the Summer Times battle with pirates on Victoria Lake in Hagley Park. A pirate is visible in a second boat in the foreground and spectators are stood on the grass in the background.

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Area: West / Hagley Park

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Alf's Imperial Army during a battle in Victoria Square

16 June 1986

Members of Alf's Imperial Army and the Ferrymead Historical Fire Society during a battle in Victoria Square. Two members of the Fire Society are shown with a fire hose, spraying water at Imperial Army members.

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"Duke of Wellington" during a visit to Christchurch

29 April 1982

A man dressed as the Duke of Wellington during a tour of New Zealand's South Island in Christchurch to promote the 1982 National Travel Show, "Discover New Zealand". The man is holding a sweet provided to him during his Air New Zealand flight to Christchurch.

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