Topic: 1864-1964: Battle of Gate Pā Centennial

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The Centenary of the Battle of Gate Pā on 29 October 1964 saw many commemorative events held in the Tauranga Region. This page is an index to those events and articles about the battle.

Tauranga Photo News - May 1964 edition featuring the Battle of Gate Pa Centenary celebrations.

Tauranga Naval New Zealand Wars Memorial (1964).


Articles from the Bay of Plenty Times (1964):

100 Years of Peace: With you in spirit - Sir Bernard.

A bronze tablet tells the story of women's courage.

A race regarded with admiration.

Battle relics displayed at Tauranga Library.

Battle will live in history of Tauranga.

Coincidence touches Tauranga MP.

Declined to fight on Mission land.

First visit by Naval Squadron since 1864.

'For Valour' in Retreat.

From Gate Pa we walk as equals (editorial by Turi Te Kani).

Gate Pa Battle Centenary (advertisement).

Hope for harmony in NZ development.

If thine enemy thirst...

In honour of all war dead.

Largest naval force since 1864 enters harbour.

Memorial Unveiled, Cemetery Visited.

None so brave as Pukehinahina men.

Observance will climax years of preparation.

Play based on Gate Pa staged: part of battle centenary 

Relatives of VC winner at Gate Pa centenary.

Rewarding Task.

Scenes at Mission dramatised.

They still wait for payment.

Two faiths represented.

Two thousand watch as Gate Pa memorial unveiled.

Variety of events planned.

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