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Sam Middlebrook had a long association with Katikati. When Vesesy Stewart came to Tauranga in 1874 to look for land
The following images relate to Mount Maunganui Primary School for the decade 1933 - 1942
This site under construction
On October 18 and 19 2013, Mount Maunganui Primary School celebrated 100 years since first opening in 1913.
Cultural Encounters by Karen Lawson was awarded runner up in the New Zealand Mural Competition held in Katikati (2013). The
"It is surprising how often we encounter coincidences in our lives, some quite remarkable," said Mr G. A. Walsh, MP,
The Battle of Gate Pa Charitable Trust has been established for the purpose of commemorating the 150th anniversary of the
In October 2012 a fall of 4 metres onto a concrete floor during a rock climbing exercise at The Rock
During the months of February, March and April of 2014 Tauranga City Library will be offering class visits with a
29 April 2014 marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gate Pa. To commemorate this historic event an art
An Education Committee was formed in 2013 to put together a teacher's resource pack to help educators deliver Battle of
"I know of no battle in history where there was more bravery or chivalry shown than in the battle of
Excavation of archaeological sites uncovered during construction of the new athletics track at Tauranga Domain have provided a rare glimpse
In 1975 the City Libraries organised a Mrs. van Oorde of the Local History and Archives department to visit and
Nearly 2000 people gathered on the slopes of Pukehinahina - Gate Pa - yesterday afternoon to watch the unveiling of
"Unsettled business" dating from 1864 was mentioned by Mr T. R. Te Kani, chairman of the Maori Executive in Tauranga,
The Chief Justice, The Rt. Hon. Sir Harold Barrowclough, was among the audience in the Tauranga Town Hall last night
A memorial erected by the Tauranga Historical Society at the Gate Pa battle site, next to the Church of St
In April of 1864 Tauranga Harbour was crowded with warships. They were the HMS Curacoa, Esk, Falcon, Harrier and Miranda.
When Te Puke Trooper Arthur Charles Harrison of the 4th Waikato Auckland Mounted Rifles returned from service in the Middle
The Taioma Tug was moved into the Tauranga Historic Village in March 1979.
Pte Albert Davenport (1892-1916) served with the Royal Marine Light Infantry aboard the H.M.S Exmouth. He died on December 1
For the anniversary of the Battle of Gate Pa, Mrs Kathleen Hawkins, of Tauranga, looks into the part played by
Relics of the Battle of Gate Pa, historical books and paintings are now included in a special display at Tauranga
This article on renaming some of Tauranga's streets appeared in the Bay of Plenty Times on Tuesday, 28 April 1964,
Escorted by four motor launches of the Fishery Protection Squadron, the Loch class anti-submarine frigate HMNZS Pukaki arrived in the
On 16th November 2013, Zeus Gallery on Tauranga's 11th Avenue plays host to Bay of Plenty artist Mandy Williams' first
When Rena grounded on 5 October 2011 it had repercussions that were devastating for the environment and community of the
The 150th commemorations of the Battle of Gate Pā and Te Ranga in 2014 have received much support from the
A new book by Tauranga author and cultural advisor Buddy Mikaere provides an easy introduction to Maori and Maori culture
Te Puke identity and family historian-genealogist Christine Clement is the author of eleven books covering topics such as Bay of
Poetry Competition Launches Commemoration Events: The Battle of Gate Pa Poetry Competition launches on Friday [8 November 2013] and is
An album of holiday 'snaps' taken in July 1900 and presented to Dunedin resident Martha Dougall (1841 - 1933). Includes
New Zealander Andrew Dougall Blair fought in WWI as part of the Special Services and in the Royal Navy Reserves.