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Genealogy Record
In 1993 the Local History Staff of Tauranga District Libraries (as it was called then) compiled a booklet Mana Wahine highlighting the prominent women in the Tauranga Moana area. This
2012
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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 from 2016-2018
2016
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The New Zealand Room at the Tauranga Library houses the 'Joyce West Collection'. These books were donated to the library after Joyce West's death in Tauranga in 1985. The library
2011
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Debbie McCauley is an award-winning author and indie publisher. Her work has won the Best Non-Fiction category in the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, been chosen
2012
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Mary Sophia Ethel Stewart, known as 'Ethel', was the grandaughter of Katikati founder George Vesey Stewart. Her parents were Mervyn Archdale and Phoebe Stewart (nee Gledstanes). Story by Debbie McCauley.
2013
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Alice Amelia Ellen Hagerty (Alice Stein) was the second wife of Katikati founder George Vesey Stewart. They were to have two children together.
2013
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The name Gledstanes has been associated with Katikati since early 1879 when Mary Gledstanes, the widowed sister of George Vesey Stewart, arrived with an adult family of sons and daughters.
2011, 1891, 1901
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Fletcher's Mill by Peter Henson is a 2012 Memoir and Local History Competition entry.
2013
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In October 2013 the 6th Battalion (Hauraki) Regimental Association Committee was successful in obtaining the medal of Major A. J. Mirrielees during a Wellington auction at a cost of $850.
2014
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Edward Watts Garmonsway was a member of the 2nd Waikato Militia during the New Zealand Wars. He was my third great uncle - Debbie McCauley.
2015
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Voyage November to December 1956
2018
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Tauranga’s famous Aspen Tree (actually a Poplar Deltoides Virginiana, an American hardwood, commonly known as a Cottonwood) was located on the corner of Willow and McLean streets from c.1865 until
2011, 1860, 1870
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Suffrage 125: Remembering the Struggle is a speech given by Debbie McCauley from the Suffrage 125 Tauranga committee on Wednesday 28 November 2018, at the launch of the book 'Western
2018
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As part of the Suffrage 125 Commemorations in 2018, Tauranga award-winning author Debbie McCauley researched and wrote a children's narrative non-fiction book on her fourth great aunt, suffragist Eliza Wallis
2018
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The Treaty of Waitangi was first signed in the Bay of Islands on 6 February 1840. Over the following months a further eight Treaty sheets were signed in various locations
2014
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Mauao is the Mountain. 'Ko Mauao te Maunga: Legend of Mauao' by Debbie McCauley and illustrated by Debbie Tipuna, is a bilingual children's picture book in English and Te Reo
2014
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Harry Dickson Rikihana [aka Rongoihaere Rikihana] worked as a labourer for Gamman's Mill at Omanawa Falls in Tauranga. While serving in Étaples in northern France during World War I he
2014
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28-year-old Welcome Bay farmer Samuel James Keam was killed in action in Belgium on 7 June 1917, the first day of the Battle of Messines which was fought on the
2014
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30-year-old Tauranga Salvation Army Officer Reginald Alfred Watkins died of his wounds in France on 23 July 1916 whilst serving during World War I. The last message from Reginald to
2014
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Suffragist Eliza Wallis (nee Hart) was a first-wave feminist who actively sought the Vote for Women. She was a founding member of the National Council of Women formed in 1896.
2013