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Tītore Tākiri was an intelligent and influential Ngāpuhi chief who married a sister of Hongi Hika. He led the expeditions to Tauranga and Maketu in 1832 and 1833.
2013
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Koraurau was the leading chief at Otamataha Pā in Tauranga. He was killed in 1828 along with around 500 of his people when the pā was raided by iwi from
2015
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Mary Ashfield appears on the 1893 and 1896 New Zealand Electoral Rolls. This photograph of her was taken by Emily Surtees in Katikati in 1900.
2015
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This typewritten article by an unknown author is thought to have been written in 1933. It was discovered amongst the genealogical records of Joan Simpson in 2015. A portion of
2015
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On 30 November 2016 highly respected Tauranga iwi leader and educator Awanuiārangi Black passed away at the age of 48. He was also known as Awanui or Awa.
2016
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On 27 October 1916 Boer War veteran and Tauranga farmhand Frederick Hill Ralph whilst serving in France during World War I when he sustained a gunshot wound to the head
2014
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Bank of New Zealand clerk Sidney Lancelot Evans Ward was killed in action at Bapaume in France on 25 August 1918 whilst serving during World War I. He was aged
2014
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Evan Oswald McRoberts received a Royal Humane Society’s medal for gallantry for saving lives in the Tauranga Harbour in March 1905. Whilst serving during World War I he was killed
2014
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Scottish couple John and Agnes Cairncross (nee Thomson) arrived in New Zealand on 18 July 1904 and later made their way to Tauranga. On 28 February 1917 John was killed
2014
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Matakana Island farmer Thomas Wahia was killed in action at Gallipoli during the Battle of Chunuk Bair on 6 August 1915 whilst serving with the New Zealand Maori Contingent during
2014
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In 1905/06 Dave Gallaher captained 'The Originals', the first New Zealand national rugby union team to be known as the 'All Blacks'. Sergeant David Gallaher died on 4 October 1917
2013
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Bob Scott donated a chapter on the life of Albert George Squinobal to Tauranga City Libraries in 2015.
2015
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Katikati school teacher John Rollo Comerford Parker was also known as 'Rollo'. His marriage in 1876 to fellow settler Annie Wylie was the first reported wedding in the Katikati district.
2015
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Alice Macmillan farmed in Beach Road, Katikati, for fifty-two years. She was the mother of Katikati Historian Ellen McCormack.
2015
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Mount Maunganui boiler erector Frederick Barnabas Beach enlisted to fight during World War I on 20 May 1918. He died of heart failure following influenza whilst in training at Trentham
2014
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New Zealand Railways worker John James Salt enlisted to fight during World War I , even though he was underage at only 17 years old. John was killed in action
2014
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Storekeeper Hugh McInnes Hardy was a victim of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic (Spanish 'flu). He died from influenza at sea on 5 September 1918 en route from New Zealand to
2014
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Tauranga butcher Frank Pentelow was a veteran of the South African conflict (Boer War 1899-1902). He signed up to serve during World War I and was reported missing in action
2014
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Lieutenant Colonel Philip Harington arrived in Tauranga in 1864 as officer in charge of the 1st Waikato Militia. He later transferred to the Armed Constabulary with the rank of Inspector.
2016
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Harry Edwin Taylor abandoned his wife in New Zealand and made his way to Australia where he joined the Australian Imperial Force during World War I. He served under the
2014