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NZ STRING QUARTET PLAYS BAREFOOT.
Tauranga, New Zealand (Thursday 24 April 2014) – Mozart, Beethoven and Strauss were all played barefoot by the NZ String
S3: The Battle Begins by Beth Parsons .
S3: The Battle Begins by Beth Parsons is an entrant in the schools division of the Battles of Gate Pā/Te
Armstrong Gun by Finley.
In April 2014 Mount Maunganui Primary School classes attended Battle of Gate Pa themed visits at Tauranga City Library. The
Modern technology, a sharp-eyed nephew and the unusual spelling of the family surname have just combined to reunite Otumoetai's Mrs
A20: Atawhai by Sophie Evans SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA.
A20: Atawhai by Sophie Evans is a sculpture/ceramic entry into the adults division of the Battles of Gate Pā/Te Ranga
A19: Remember the battle, do no more by Tania Lewis-Rickard.
A19: Remember the battle, do no more by Tania Lewis-Rickard is a mixed media painting entered into the adults division
A18: Pekerangi by Tawhai Rickard.
A18: Pekerangi by Tawhai Rickard is a rimu and acrylic ink wall hanging entered into the adults division of the
A17: Fallen Warrior by Wendy Pedersen.
A17: Fallen Warrior by Wendy Pedersen is an ink and graphite on kopatapata ma harakeke paper entered into the adults
A16: Papa and the Bluecoat by Sian Northfield.
A16: Papa and the Bluecoat by Sian Northfield are two ceramic vessels entered into the adults division of the Battles
A15: Pukehinahina & Te Ranga by Desirée Osterman.
A15: Pukehinahina & Te Ranga by Desirée Osterman is a diptych, horizontal, encaustic on board entered into the adults division
A14: Sky Ride by Rachel Fitzgerald.
A14: Sky Ride by Rachel Fitzgerald is a mixed media on paper entry into the adults division of the Battles
A13: Mana Tu, Mana Toa, Mana Ake Ake by Iata Peautolu.
A13: Mana Tu, Mana Toa, Mana Ake Ake by Iata Peautolu is an entrant into the adults division of the
A12: Pukehinahina Iwi Memorial Cross by Ken Wright.
A12: Pukehinahina Iwi Memorial Cross by Ken Wright is a multi layered canvas entered into the adults division of the
A2: Te Ranga/Ohauiti by Peter Hodge.
A2: Te Ranga/Ohauiti by Peter Hodge is a white relief entered into the adults division of the Battles of Gate
A11: Gate Pa Memorial by Ashley Grant.
A11: Gate Pa Memorial by Ashley Grant is a sculptural panel on easel entered into the adults division of the
A10: Kotarahanga Pū, The Pathway of the Warriors by Robyn Tania Williams.
A10: Kotarahanga Pū, The Pathway of the Warriors by Robyn Tania Williams is an acrylic on canvas and hand-painted gourd
Stop Motion Studio and Kei Studio present: A Kei Film, Gate Pa. Starring White Dude and Pene Taka. Edited by
A9: Pukehinahina Kore Ake by Miriam Rubel.
A9: Pukehinahina Kore Ake by Miriam Rubel is a wild clay/pigment work painted onto stretched Belgian Linen entered into the
A8: Tohu by Michael Staite.
A8: Tohu by Michael Staite is a resin sculpture entered into the adults division of the Battles of Gate Pā/Te
A7: The Calabash of Peace by Mischelle O'Donnell.
A7: The Calabash of Peace by Mischelle O'Donnell comprises two multi-media gourds entered into the adults division of the Battles
A6: Pukehinahina Cross by Riz Roelofsen.
A6: Pukehinahina Cross by Riz Roelofsen was a mosaic entrant in the adults division of the Battles of Gate Pā/Te
A5: Burning Past by Bryce Rhodes.
A5: Burning Past by Bryce Rhodes was pokerwork on wood entrant in the adults division of the Battles of Gate
A4: I AM by Collette Gaudin.
A4: I AM by Collette Gaudin was an acrylic on canvas entrant in the adults division of the Battles of
A3: Tiaki/Protect by Karen Francis Lawson.
A3: Tiaki/Protect by Karen Francis Lawson was an acrylic on canvas entrant in the adults division of the Battles of
A1: The Land by Peter Hodge.
A1: The Land by Peter Hodge was an entrant in the adults division of the Battles of Gate Pā/Te Ranga
S49: Te Pakanga o Pukehinahina (mural) by Brookfield Primary School.
S49: Te Pakanga o Pukehinahina (mural) by Brookfield Primary School was an entrant in the Battles of Gate Pā/Te Ranga
S48: Gate Pa Then And Now (mural - Then) by Tauranga Intermediate School.
S48: Gate Pa Then And Now (mural) by Tauranga Intermediate School was an entrant in the Battles of Gate Pā/Te
S33: Mural by Tauriko School .
S33: Mural by Tauriko School was an entrant in the Battles of Gate Pā/Te Ranga Art Competition (2014).
S33: Mural by Tauriko School .
To commemorate 150 years since the Battles of Gate Pa and Te Ranga in 1864 an art exhibition was held
Mount Primary room 14 1980 13-1105.
The following images relate to Mount Maunganui Primary School for the year 1980
Mount Primary room 12 B 1979 13-1203.
The following images relate to Mount Maunganui Primary School for the year 1979
Mount Primary staff 1978 13-984.
The following images relate to Mount Maunganui Primary School for the year 1978
Mount Primary room 12 1977 13-888.
The following images relate to Mount Maunganui Primary School for the year 1977
A 2013 Memoir and Local History Competition entry.

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Share your memories with Tauranga City Libraries

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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