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The account of Lieut. A.D. Blair and Sub Lieut. W.E. Sander's engagement with three German U-boats in September of 1916. Blair's great grandson shared the account in April of 2015
2015
Genealogy Record
In 1908 the Gamman brothers started constructing a mill at Oropi and in 1911 another at Omanawa Falls and later at Mamaku. Story researched and written by Debbie McCauley.
2017
Genealogy Record
Tauranga bushman Charles Ebenezer Bannatyne worked for Gamman's Mill. During World War I he was killed in action at Ypres, Belgium on 20 December 1917. Story researched and written by
2014
Genealogy Record
Omanawa mill hand Charles Walter Allan Lilley was killed in action in France on 1 October 1918.
2014
Genealogy Record
Oropi labourer Harry Dickson Rikihana died in Tauranga of tuberculosis and influenza on 13 November 1918.
2014
Genealogy Record
Tauranga bushman John Ellison was killed in action in France on either the 26th or 27th of March 1918.
2014
Genealogy Record
Raymond John Baker (Private 12/311) enlisted at Tauranga on 14 August 1914. He was reported missing, believed dead, on 25 April 1915 at the Dardanelles, Gallipoli. Researched and written by
2014
Genealogy Record
William Simpson was employed as a bushman by Gamman's Mill at Omanawa Falls in Tauranga before he enlisted in World War I. He was killed in action in Somme, France
2015
Genealogy Record
Dame Evelyn Stokes was described by her friend and colleague Malcolm McKinnon as ‘a fine scholar, committed public person and gentle but determined individual.’ Other colleagues at the Geography Department
2012
Genealogy Record
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
Genealogy Record
During World War I George Nicholas was a Corporal in New Zealand Maori Pioneer Battalion.
2015
Topic
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
Place
The following article 'House brings old memories' appeared in the Katikati Advertiser on 19 June 1984.
2012
Person
The following obituary appeared in the 'Korero of Katikati' in July 1971.
2012
Person
The following death notice appeared in the 'New Zealand Herald' in July 1971.
2012
Genealogy Record
This is an outline of the lives of Hubert and Edith Cooper and their descendants. It was written by their daughter, Gretta Louisa Binet (nee Cooper) on 3 February 2007.
2012
Genealogy Record
This piece was written by Hubert's daughter Alma who married Noel Lansdale. Alma wrote it for Katikati Historian, Ellen McCormack, possibly around 1998.
2012
Genealogy Record
Violet Adela Marie Macmillan was born in Katikati on 3 June 1902. Her parents were Charles Edward Duncan Angus Evan Ewan Macmillan (1872-1941) who was Mayor of Tauranga from 1915
2012
Event
The seventieth anniversary of Katikati District High School, including Numbers 1, 2 and 3 schools, was celebrated with a reunion on 15 May 1948. The schools amalgamated in 1931.
2012
Person
Hazel Emily McCauley: Excerpt from letter to Bob Anderson, 22 November 1967, on a trip to Waikato and Bay of Plenty.
2012