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Tauranga mill hand Sydney Elliott Skellern died of his wounds during the Battle of Chunuk Bair in Gallipoli on 8 August 1915. One hundred years later his medals were returned
2014
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Mt Maunganui School Netball C Team 1950 Back row: Marge Ashworth – Dianna Revell –Honor de Barres Front Row: Helen Dyer  - Judy Baker
2017
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Mt Maunganui School Netball C Team 1950 Back row: Marge Ashworth – Dianna Revell –Honor de Barres Front Row: Helen Dyer  - Judy Baker
2017
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Robert McConnell had farmed at Ohauiti and Katikati before joining up for World War I. He was killed in action in Belgium on 19 June 1917, aged 28. Story by
2014
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A Marquette Angel is the latest From Tauranga to the Trenches exhibition, a mobile exhibition series commemorating the centenary of World War One. The exhibition opened at Tauranga's Historic Village
2015
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Suffragette Eliza Wallis (nee Hart) actively sought the Vote for Women which was granted in 1893. She was a founding member of the National Council of Women which was formed
2013
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Women’s stories have often been relegated to the background in the roles of wives, mothers, daughters and housekeepers. This page is dedicated to the stories of the women in my
2013
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Tauranga born wood machinist John James Grant enlisted to serve during World War I with the Australian Imperial Force and saw action in Gallipoli. He transferred to the Camel Corps
2014
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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 to list those Tauranga people who served during World War
2014
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Tauranga farmer and 4th Waikato Territorial William Leslie Charles Reeve was killed in action in Belgium on 7 June 1917, the first day of the Battle of Messines. He is
2014
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William John Francis was from Warrenpoint in County Down, Northern Ireland. He was working as an engineer at Omokoroa near Tauranga when he enlisted in World War I. William was
2014
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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 various locations around
2014
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Artist Wilfred Stanley Wallis served with the Medical Corps during World War I. He was also an Orthopaedic Surgeon and Hospital Superintendent. Wilfred was my first cousin four times removed
2013
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Born in the shadow of a Zeppelin: Early recollections of Ynys Fraser (née Wallis) by Alison Brown was an entry in the 2012 Memoir and Local History Competition.
2013
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Long-time Tauranga resident and Bank of New Zealand Clerk, Claude Montefiore Samuel served during World War I with the New Zealand Machine Gun Corps, 34 Specialist Company. He was taken
2014
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John Lees Faulkner was an early Tauranga trader, arriving in the area in 1840. The following information is from the Tauranga City Council and Historic Places Trust sign about John
2013
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Maurice Sendak, acclaimed author and illustrator of the children's story book "Where the Wild Things Are" passed away recently aged 83.
2012
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Horatio Gordon Robley recorded many Tauranga scenes and people around the time of the Battle of Gate Pā at Pukehinahina on 29 April 1864. Much of his spare time was
2012
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Hōri Kingi Tūpaea was the principal chief of Tauranga's Ngāi Te Rangi iwi. He lived at Ōtūmoetai Pā. In 1831 he destroyed Haramiti's hostile expedition at Mōtītī Island. Story by
2013, 1875, 1885
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Hone (John) McLeod Taipari was present at the Battles of Gate Pa and Te Ranga in 1864. He was the nephew of Maungatapu Pa chief and Treaty of Waitangi signatory
2014