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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
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Edward Douglas was the great grandfather of Wayne McCormack, husband of Katikati historian Ellen McCormack. He ran a half-way house between Tauranga and Rotorua, known as the Bush Hotel. Story
2015
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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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Genealogist and researcher Heather McLean was born in Tauranga and has lived in Tauranga for most of her life. This story was compiled during a series of interviews from 2016-2018
2016
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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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Mary Sophia Ethel Stewart, known as 'Ethel', was the grandaughter of Katikati founder George Vesey Stewart. Her parents were Mervyn Archdale and Phoebe Stewart (nee Gledstanes). Story by Debbie McCauley.
2013
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Alice Amelia Ellen Hagerty (Alice Stein) was the second wife of Katikati founder George Vesey Stewart. They were to have two children together.
2013
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The name Gledstanes has been associated with Katikati since early 1879 when Mary Gledstanes, the widowed sister of George Vesey Stewart, arrived with an adult family of sons and daughters.
2011, 1891, 1901
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In October 2013 the 6th Battalion (Hauraki) Regimental Association Committee was successful in obtaining the medal of Major A. J. Mirrielees during a Wellington auction at a cost of $850.
2014
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Edward Watts Garmonsway was a member of the 2nd Waikato Militia during the New Zealand Wars. He was my third great uncle - Debbie McCauley.
2015
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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