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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
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Colin Edward Macmillan served in both World War I and World War II. He was killed in action on 16 February 1942 when Japanese surface craft gunfire sunk Harbour Defence
2013
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There once lived at Te Kaha, in the eastern Bay of Plenty, a group of people whose chief was called Apanui Ringamutu (in Evelyn Stokes original translation it is "Apanuimutu").
2012
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With his parents too poor to care them, Henry Phillips and his two brothers were sent to the Caversham Industrial School. Henry would later become a photographer, owning the Alma
2014
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Frenchman Louis Bidois was an early Tauranga trader, arriving in the area in 1844. His adopted son, Pierre, would marry the son of Te Puna French trader Emile Joseph Borel
2015
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Wilhelmina Miller was aged 7 she arrived in New Zealand aboard the Orari in 1876. She married James Anderson Miller in 1885 and they had 14 children together. Wilhelmina was
2014
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Ensign William Clark was serving with the 43rd (Monmouthshire) Light Infantry ('Wolfe’s Own') during the Battle of Gate Pa at Pukehinahina on 29 April 1864. During the action, he was
2014
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Ellen Hart was aged 4 when her family arrived in Wellington, New Zealand, on board the 'Tyne' on 9 August 1841. She was my third great grandmother - Debbie McCauley
2013
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Does this article look wrong? Click here for an archived version. Herbert (Bertie) Henry Glasspool (R.N.V.R) was born 31 May 1890. Early in the First World War he signed up
2014
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The grandson of Rev. Canon Jordan, Sydney Carl Jordan was reported 'missing believed dead' during the Battle of Passchendaele at Ypres in Belgium on 12 October 1917. On 13 July
2014
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Tauranga clerk Edgar Francis Sheppard was killed in action during the Second Battle of Krithia at Gallipoli on 8 May 1915. Story by Debbie McCauley.
2014
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During World War I, Kawenata Kemp served with the Maori Pioneer Battalion which was attached to the New Zealand Tunnelling Company. He became ill in France and was transferred to
2014
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Emma Nixon was the mother of six children, two who died as babies. She was a signatory to the Women’s Suffrage Petition presented to Parliament in 1893. Her only surviving
2018
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Captain Donald Macmillan was an early Katikati settler. This biography was written in 2011 by his great granddaughter, Katikati Historian Ellen McCormack.
2011
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Hugh Carlisle Birkett (known as Lisle) survived the Somme (1 July 1916 to 18 November 1916), only to die of cerebrospinal meningitis after measles in a Belgium hospital. He was
2012
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Asher Asher arrived in New Zealand in 1842. He was involved with fire fighting in Auckland, moving to Tauranga in 1877 where he served as a Tauranga Borough Councillor and
2016
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Emily was a pupil teacher at Colombo Road School in Christchurch when she became pregnant to a fellow student. Her illegitimate daughter, Esther, was later adopted by Minnie Dean who
2018