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Genealogy Record
Tauranga genealogist and researcher Heather McLean was born in Tauranga and has lived in Tauranga for most of her life. This story was compiled during a series of interviews with
2016
Genealogy Record
Tauranga painter Leslie Parmenter Stewart died of disease in France on 5 January 1917 whilst serving during World War I. Story and photograph by Debbie McCauley.
2014
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Tauranga City Council installed information signage at Yatton Park to tell of the history of the area. It was here that the first Maori settlers established a school to train
2016
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Opened in 1893 by Arthur Blundell who had managed the Maori flour mill at Wairoa, the Waimapu Flour Mill was washed away in the Great Flood of 1907.
2016
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At 12.30am on Thursday 14 January 2016 a fire started on Mauao that soon raged out of control, destroying 4,000sqm of vegetation. Story by Debbie McCauley. Photos by Lee Switzer.
2016
Genealogy Record
Tauranga farmer Robert Francis Willis Wall was killed in action in Bapaume, France on 30 August 1918 whilst serving during World War I. Story and photograph by Debbie McCauley.
2014
Genealogy Record
Anglo-Boer War veteran Charles Alfred Walter Clarebrough was killed in action in France on 26 August 1916 whilst serving during World War I. Story and photograph by Debbie McCauley.
2014
Genealogy Record
Ninety-seven year old Alf Rendell has produced a stunning work in collaboration with his friend, respected Tauranga historian Fiona Kean. This very special book features aerial photographs of Tauranga and
2015
Genealogy Record
Botanist and explorer Allan Cunningham may have been the first non-Maori to walk over much of what is now central Tauranga on 4 December 1826 during a visit to the
2016
Genealogy Record
Mount Maunganui school teacher George Fisher Stephenson was killed in action in Belgium on 26 July 1917. He is remembered on the Anzac War Memorial Cenotaph at Mount Maunganui.
2014
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Te Awanui was carved from a 300-year-old kauri tree by master carver Tuti Tukaokao in 1973 after a request by the city to the Māori Cultural and Promotional Committee. It
2013
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The Ohuki Land Dispute at Matāpihi in Tauranga between Ngāi Tukairangi and Ngāti He lasted for three years. In early 2017 contractors working on widening the side of State Highway
2017
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On 5 July 2015 the archaeological site in Masonic Park in Tauranga was photographed by Debbie McCauley.
2015
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The following images relate to Mount Maunganui Primary School for the year 1974
2014
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The following images relate to Mount Maunganui Primary School for the year 1975
2014
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Greerton Swimming Pool opened on 27 November 1971 by Mayor Mr R Owens who was first into the pool and swam one length of breaststroke in 30 seconds. Story researched
2015
Genealogy Record
Recently when I was at the Tauranga Presbyterian Cemetery I walked past a small headstone. It was very non descript but the wording on it had me intrigued. Who was
2015
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The following images relate to Mount Maunganui Primary School for the year 1976
2014
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The following images relate to Mount Maunganui Primary School for the year 1977
2014
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The following images relate to Mount Maunganui Primary School for the year 1978
2014