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On the way to New Zealand aboard the 'Inchinnan' in 1852, Letitia gave birth to her daughter Martha. On the same voyage, her daughter Jane died during a severe outbreak
2013
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Alister Matheson was a respected Tauranga Historian whose family arrived in Ōtūmoetai in the late 1860s. In 1999 he received the Tauranga Heritage Award from the Bay of Plenty branch
2013
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The SS Captain Hobson left Glasgow in June 1953, arriving in New Zealand on 7 August 1953. This is the story of the voyage as recalled by my mother-in-law, Barbara
2012
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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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Noel Pope spent 27 years on Tauranga City Council and was mayor for 12 of those years. He was elected four times; twice between 1983 and 1989 and twice again
2019
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Tauranga man Norman Mitchell was killed when his aircraft crashed on takeoff in 1942.
2015
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Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Jackson Parkin Booth (1830-1864) was a key figure in the Battle of Gate Pā (Pukehinahina) on 29 April 1864. Leading the attack, he received gunshot wounds to the
2012
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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
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Esther Wallis was adopted by the infamous Minnie Dean in 1890 and ended up giving evidence at her trial for infanticide in 1895. Esther was my second cousin thrice removed
2013
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When long time Bay of Plenty resident Bernard Sladden died in 1961, his collection of rare books became the property of the Tauranga Historical Society. Because of the value of
2015
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Since the death of Joyce West in 1985, Bay of Plenty Children's Literature Association Bookrapt, has been without a patron. At the 2013 Bookrapt Seminar, Tauranga author Phyllis Johnston was
2013
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Ethel Louisa Latham married Charles Macmillan who would later become Mayor and Member of Parliament for Tauranga. She was an artist, producing many watercolour paintings that are now a valuable
2016
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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
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Captain George Bentham Morris (1839-1903) served as the Tauranga Representative on the Auckland Provincial Council. Story researched and written by Debbie McCauley.
2013
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Tauranga settler Robert Hynds and his family lived on Hynds Road in the Gate Pa / Greerton area. This article was researched and written by Debbie McCauley in March 2013
2013
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Emily Charlotte Sophia Surtees (née Stewart) was the eldest child of George Vesey and Margaret Torrens Stewart (née Miller). She was born in 1857, possibly at Lisbeg House, County Tyrone,
2012
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Emily Charlotte Sophia Surtees (née Stewart) was the eldest child of George Vesey and Margaret Torrens Stewart (née Miller). She was born in 1857, possibly at Lisbeg House, County Tyrone,
2012, 1894, 1904
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A memorial window in the private chapel of Bishop Selwyn’s Lichfield Cathedral in England is dedicated to to the compassionate actions of Ngāi Te Rangi leader Hēnare Wiremu Taratoa during
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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Mount Misery was a farm of 101 acres belonging to William Henry James Poole at Pyes Pa in Tauranga. The farm was affected by cobalt deficiency, hence the name 'Mount
2016, 1920, 1930