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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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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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Tukapa Toi Makaraure was only 16 years old when he enlisted to serve during World War I. While in France he became ill with bronchial pneumonia during the 1918 Influenza
2014
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Tauranga labourer Tiaki Wepiha Jack Webster was also known as Jack Webster and Tiake Wepiha. He received a gunshot wound to his back in France, dying 10 days later from
2014
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Motiti Island farm hand Hone Koti enlisted to serve during World War I on 24 October 1917. On 5 June 1918 he was admitted to Brockenhurst Hospital in England, suffering
2014
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Tauranga born William John Taylor Gracey worked as a tailor in Waihi. He enlisted to serve during World War I in September 1917, the month after his younger brother Charles
2014
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Tauranga electric lineman Angus William Te Poroa Carnachan was missing the index finder on his right hand. He worked in the New Zealand Rifle Brigade Stores at Featherstone Military Training
2014
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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
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Robert McConnell had farmed at Ohauiti and Katikati before joining up for World War I. He was killed in action in Belgium on 19 June 1917, aged 28. Story by
2014
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Tauranga born wood machinist John James Grant enlisted to serve during World War I with the Australian Imperial Force and saw action in Gallipoli. He transferred to the Camel Corps
2014
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Tauranga farmer and 4th Waikato Territorial William Leslie Charles Reeve was killed in action in Belgium on 7 June 1917, the first day of the Battle of Messines. He is
2014
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William John Francis was from Warrenpoint in County Down, Northern Ireland. He was working as an engineer at Omokoroa near Tauranga when he enlisted in World War I. William was
2014
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Artist Wilfred Stanley Wallis served with the Medical Corps during World War I. He was also an Orthopaedic Surgeon and Hospital Superintendent. Wilfred was my first cousin four times removed
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Born in the shadow of a Zeppelin: Early recollections of Ynys Fraser (née Wallis) by Alison Brown was an entry in the 2012 Memoir and Local History Competition.
2013
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Long-time Tauranga resident and Bank of New Zealand Clerk, Claude Montefiore Samuel served during World War I with the New Zealand Machine Gun Corps, 34 Specialist Company. He was taken
2014
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John Lees Faulkner was an early Tauranga trader, arriving in the area in 1840. The following information is from the Tauranga City Council and Historic Places Trust sign about John
2013
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Horatio Gordon Robley recorded many Tauranga scenes and people around the time of the Battle of Gate Pā at Pukehinahina on 29 April 1864. Much of his spare time was
2012
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Sarah Hart (nee Culley) was pregnant with her second child when her husband committed a burglary and went on the run for eighteen months before being caught and sentenced to
2013