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A review of Write Fantastic Nonfiction & Get it Published by Claire Gillman) (Teach Yourself Series)
Tauranga World War One nurse Catherine Gibbons was on board the 'Marquette' when it was torpedoed by a German submarine
Kenneth Wrigley Commons (1894-1915).
Kenneth Wrigley Commons was born in Tauranga in 1894. He was reported missing, believed dead, at Gallipoli in 1915.
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Several names of those killed during World War I are missing from Tauranga's war memorials. This page is an attempt
Flying ace Clive Franklyn Collett was also the British Military's first person to jump from an airplane with a parachute
George Victor Clark (1897-1960).
George Victor Clark was a Machine Gunner and Bugler during World War I. The information in this article was compiled
Harold Clark (1884-1963).
Tauranga man Harold Clark received a leg wound whilst serving as a private during World War I (1914-1915). Over the
Elizabeth Anne Brownlie (1852-1933).
The Brownlie family emigrated to New Zealand aboard the 'Mary Shepard' in 1864 and came to live in Tauranga. Elizabeth
John Angus Clark (1847-1912).
John Angus Clark was brought to New Zealand by grandparents after the sinking of his Father's ship 'Helen' on Pitt
Thomas Clemson (1871-1916).
Thomas Clemson was a farmer at Gate Pa in Tauranga. He signed up for World War I and was killed
Leslie Harvey Clark (1891-1915) .
Leslie Harvey Clark (1891-1915) was born in Tauranga in 1891 and was a plumber for the Tauranga Borough Council. At
Raymond John Baker (1890-1915).
Raymond John Baker (Private 12/311) enlisted at Tauranga on 14 August 1914. He was reported missing, believed dead, on 25
HH Glasspool WWI RNVR 14-0384.
Herbert (Bertie) Henry Glasspool (R.N.V.R) was born 31 May 1890. Early in the First World War he signed up with
Roy Crowther was born in Plymouth England on August 26 1896. His father was Major Edward Samuel Dashwood Crowther who
Arthur Whyte WWI Trooper.
Trooper Arthur Whyte (11/449) served in the First World War as a Trooper in the Wellington Mounted Rifles.
Alexander James Mirrielees (1878-1972).
In October 2013 the 6th Battalion (Hauraki) Regimental Association Committee was successful in obtaining the medal of Major A. J.
This poem by former Tauranga City Archivist, William Edward Morris (1913-1999), appeared in his book of poetry entitled 'Treadmill of
International Literacy Day 2014.
Librarian Jocelyn Mist writes about International Literacy Day (2014) - the day that the Mayor's chair went to Red Square
Ranui wreckage 02-154.
Ranui was a kauri passenger launch of 45ft. It capsized returning to Tauranga with a party of campers and fishermen
Relics of Gate Pa, Pukehinahina (2014) by Fiona Kean.
In 2014 a special Historical Review magazine issue focused on the Battle of Gate Pa (29 April 2014).
In this article local historian Christine Clements examines Tauranga's link to Richard III of England, the last Plantagenet King.
Mauao Area Wildlife Trust Open Day (2014) .
On the third anniversary of the Rena Disaster (Sunday, 5 October 2014) the Mauao Area Wildlife Trust will hold an
The Morpeth Waiheathens (WWI) 14-0337.
This description of Allan Morpeth (18899) was in the introduction of Allan Philip Morpeth's book,The “Waiheathens” at Gallipoli.
Moore Morpeth (1895-1915).
This description of Allan Morpeth (18899) was in the introduction of Allan Philip Morpeth's book,The “Waiheathens” at Gallipoli
Robert (Nick) Morpeth (1892-1959) WWI.
This description of Allan Morpeth (18899) was in the introduction of Allan Philip Morpeth's book,The “Waiheathens” at Gallipoli.
George Morpeth.
This description of Allan Morpeth (18899) was in the introduction of Allan Philip Morpeth's book,The “Waiheathens” at Gallipoli.
This description of Allan Morpeth (18899) was in the introduction of Allan Philip Morpeth's book,The “Waiheathens” at Gallipoli.
Thursday 6th April 2006. Conference Report from Jenny Argante for Tauranga Writers
Eugene Van Der Merwe Exhibition (2014) by Debbie McCauley.
2014 saw Tauranga City Libraries celebrate Matariki with an extensive line-up of activities to engage the community.
From Tauranga to the Trenches (2014) by Fiona Kean.
From Tauranga to the Trenches by Fiona Kean delves into the stories of Tauranga people who served during World War
The Morpeth Waiheathens (WWI) 14-0335.
Tad Morpeth served in both World Wars. During the First World War he kept diaries which were later transcribed by
Wilhelmina Miller was my third great aunt - Debbie McCauley.
Tauranga Wreath Laying Ceremony to Mark the Start of World War One (4 August 2014). Photographer: Debbie McCauley .
At 11am on 4 August 2014 the Tauranga WW100 Committee held a service at Tauranga's Centennial Gates to mark 100
He Peruperu a Pukehinahina (Practice at Gate Pa). Photographer Lee Switzer (9).
In preparation for the 150th commemoration of the Battle of Gate Pā (29 April 2014), a haka practice took place
Battle of Gate Pa Commemoration Military Memorial Service at Otamataha Mission Cemetery (29 April 2014). Photographer Lee Switzer  (9).
These photographs of the Battle of Gate Pa 150th Commemoration: Military Memorial Service at Otamataha/Mission Cemetery were captured by Lee

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Tauranga City Libraries is facilitating an online digital ‘knowledge basket’  Tauranga Memories  to capture the spirit  of Tauranga and its communities. Our vision is to capture these memories through your personal stories, photographs, video and audio footage.

It could be the stories of your migration or photos of a Tauranga event that you may have attended. Both individuals and community groups are welcome to contribute.So come join us in creating a vibrant resource that captures that true spirit of Tauranga, creating a legacy for our future generations to enjoy. For more details, email Tauranga Memories.

 

 

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