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Tauranga labourer Kawenata Kemp died of tuberculosis on 28 January 1918. Story by Debbie McCauley.
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 in various locations
2014
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Te Mangu Kuka was born on Matakana Island, Tauranga. He enlisted to serve during World War I on 31 October 1918 and was with the New Zealand Training Unit at
2014
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The devastating Influenza Pandemic (Spanish 'flu) of 1918 that swept the world struck New Zealand between October and December 1918 following World War I. Tauranga was certainly affected, but got
2012
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This page is an index to photographs contributed to the Tauranga Memories Kete by Lee Switzer.
2015
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Louis Gordon Kettle was the grandaughter of Gustavus Ferdinand Von Tempsky (1828-1868), Major in the Forest Rangers. Story by Debbie McCauley.
2016
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Debbie McCauley is a fifth-generation Pākehā New Zealander whose earliest ancestor arrived in New Zealand in 1841. Other ancestors were pioneers of the Katikati and Cambridge settlements. Since 2003 Debbie
2012
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An article appearing in the 1998 "Souvenir Book" subtitled "Take a walk in living history". May contain minor OCR errors.
2014
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Tauranga bushman Albert Samuel Wasley was killed in action in Belgium on 4 October 1917 during the opening phases of the Battle of Passchendaele, but has no known grave. Story
2014
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Flora Alice Emily Smith (nee Davies) died in Tauranga at the age of 106 in 1991. Her husband, Alfred, had died in 1918 during the Influenza Pandemic along with many
2016
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Guy Clark Wilson and his wife Merrial farmed at Ohauiti in Tauranga. Three months after their son was born, Guy enlisted to serve during World War I. He was aged
2014
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Much respected Katikati historian, Ellen McCormack (nee Macmillan), spent almost half a century gathering the history of Katikati and it's pioneers. She received the Queen's Service Medal (QSM) for her
2012
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In 1900 Emily Surtees took the following photographs of the Dumbleton family of Katikati. Mary Phoebe Stewart was the sixth child of Katikati founder George Vesey Stewart and his wife
2012
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Evyleen Richmal Hornridge Morris (nee Gledstanes) was the wife of George Charles Waudby Morris (1869-1940). Story by Debbie McCauley.
2012
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Ivy and husband Sidney moved onto a Katikati farm in the 1930s. Sid was a fine singer and good at working with his hands and in the 1960s handcrafted a
2014
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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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Daisy Hardwick was an enthusiast for ornamental and domestic horticulture in the Tauranga district. From 1952 she presented fortnightly garden talks on on the radio - 1YD Rotorua and from
2016
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Colin Edward Macmillan served in both World War I and World War II. He was killed in action in 1942 when the Japanese sunk the Medusa. Colin was the uncle
2013
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Born in Tauranga, survey chainman William Thomas Bonner signed up to serve during World War I from Australia. He died of bronchial pneumonia in France on 15 November 1918 during
2014
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This page is an index to some of the articles written by Katikati historian, Ellen McCormack (nee Macmillan).
2014