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How to Find a New Zealand WWI Soldier or Nurse was part of a teacher resource pack about World War
Edgar James Hammond from the Medical Corps died in Tauranga after being gassed during World War I. His headstone reads:
The newest Tauranga City Council councillor was sworn in on 4 March 2015. Kamatua Huikakahu Kawe gave the opening karakia
During World War I George Nicholas was a Corporal in New Zealand Maori Pioneer Battalion.
Life at Home, Tauranga During the War was part of a teacher resource pack about World War I sent to
John Henry Garmonsway was in the 2nd Waikato Militia. He was my third great uncle - Debbie McCauley
The Story of Gallipoli in Brief for year 5 to 8 students was part of a teacher resource pack about
The Story of Gallipoli in Brief for year 9 to 13 students was part of a teacher resource pack about
Threads of Memory was a 100th commemoration project by Tauranga City Library to record people's memories of their World War
Part of the 'From Tauranga to the Trenches: Teacher Resource Pack' produced in 2015, this timeline lists Key Events surrounding
Tauranga and Districts WW100 Postcard Competition, Primary School Students
Tauranga and Districts WW100 Diary Competition, Intermediate & Junior Secondary School Students
Tauranga and Districts WW100 Essay Competition, Senior Secondary School Students.
Former Tauranga District High School student Norman Griffin was reported killed on 19 January 1945.
Former Tauranga District High School student Peter Terence Cullen was wounded twice before being killed in action on 1 September
Alice Macmillan farmed in Beach Road, Katikati, for fifty-two years. She was the mother of Katikati Historian Ellen McCormack.
Thomas Garmonsway was in the 2nd Waikato Militia. He was my second great grandfather - Debbie McCauley
John Donald Macmillan served during World War I (1914-1918). He was the father of Katikati Historian Ellen McCormack.
Claudia Jarman has been described as 'one of Tauranga's most respected artists and art teachers'.
In February 2015 Bill Chapman shared some of his Second World War memories with Tauranga City Library Research Collections staff,
In 2015 a teacher resource pack about World War I was sent to the schools in the Tauranga area. The
The Anzac War Memorial Cenotaph at Mount Maunganui was dedicated on 25 April 1963. These photographs were taken by Lee
A list of 110 Tauranga men killed during World War I. Compiled by Fiona Kean.
Facts about WW1 soldiers with connections to Tauranga and surrounding area excluding men from Maketu, Te Puke or Katikati, unless
Frenchman Louis Bidois was an early Tauranga trader, arriving in the area in 1844.
World War I (1914-1918) was a defining moment in New Zealand's history and its effects continue to be felt today.
I was shot through the neck by a Turkish sniper. Fortunately the bullet continued through to the other side and
Abbott William Thrift took part in the Battle of Te Ranga (21 June 1865). He received a gunshot wound to
Edward Watts Garmonsway was a member of the 2nd Waikato Militia during the New Zealand Wars. He was my third
Former Tauranga District High School student Gilbert Henry Collins was reported missing during World War II on 13 December 1941.
Tauranga carpenter Geoffrey Hugh Edgar Carswell was killed on 5 July 1942 when enemy aircraft attacked his convoy in North
Emily Charlotte Greer was the daughter of Henry Harpur Greer who commanded British troops at during the Battle of Gate
The Sundaise Music Festival is to be held on March 6th-8th, near Waihi. It is a three day music festival
In this story by Katikati historian Ellen McCormack, we learn that the 'landing' of the Katikati settlers in 1875 was
William Simpson was employed by Gammons Mill before he enlisted in World War I from Tauranga. He was killed in