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The name Bureta has been used for this part of the Otumoetai peninsula since 1900 when the land was bought by Bowyer Corbett, a planter from Fiji. The following information
2013
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Ōtūmoetai Pā was the most significantly populated site in the Western Bay of Plenty between 1600 and 1865. It was considered the 'main stronghold' of Tauranga Māori with early estimates
2013
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Tauranga's War Memorial Gates are located outside the Wharepai Domain at 91 Cameron Road, Tauranga. They are New Zealand’s first proposed memorial, with planning starting in 1915. Building was completed
2012
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Pāpāmoa's $9 million environmentally friendly library opened on 16 June 2006. The sloping curved roof mimics the sand dunes and raw materials used throughout, such as concrete, natural plywood, shell
2016
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Hynds Road in Gate Pa/Greerton, Tauranga, was named after the Hynds family who arrived in New Zealand from Northern Ireland in May 1900 aboard the 'Rakaia'. Story researched and written
2013
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This enormous pōhutukawa tree dominates the Tree Reserve at 24 Pitau Road, Mount Maunganui. The tapu tree is thought to be one of the oldest in New Zealand at an
2017, 1555, 1565
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In 1989 sixteen acres of land in an area of Welcome Bay, Tauranga, in the area known as Maungarangi or the 'Heavenly Hills' was purchased on which to establish the
2012
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In 2012 Tauranga Libraries Specialist Information Librarian Stephanie Smith created an informative display on White Island that show cased the early history, hopes, plans and disasters of White Island. Her
2013, 1875, 1885, 1885, 1895, 1895, 1905, 1905, 1915, 1915, 1925
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Long-time diners at the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic’s Atrium training restaurant recall good times there over the past sixteen years. This article appeared in Info News on 22 January 2013.
2013
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The area around Yatton Park was originally known as Tutarawananga. After the battles of Gate Pa and Te Ranga in 1864 gifts of land were made to Maori who had
2012, 1965, 1975, 1955, 1965
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"High cultural significance", "unique", and "intact" are some of the words used by conservation architects to describe the Brain Watkins House. This Victorian square villa, built in the 1880s, stands
2012, 1875, 1885, 1845, 1855
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Tauranga Domain has an interesting history. The whole of the northern end of the Te Papa peninsula was occupied by Maori until the devastating raid by Ngati Maru from the
2012, 1885, 1895
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The first building on this site was a large wooden structure with vertical boards erected in the early 1860s by the Church Missionary Society. It was intended for use as
2012, 1855, 1865
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Early in 1864 troops were sent from Auckland to the Tauranga district to stop the flow of warriors and supplies going into the Waikato in support of the Kingite Māori.
2012
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Looking strange? see an archived version here Until about 1910, Mount Maunganui was a sandy peninsula with a sprinkling of holiday cottages. Then Railway workshops were opened, which attracted a
2011
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For many years the cemetery was referred to as the Military Cemetery. There are monuments to the Naval Brigade, the 43rd Monmouth Regiment, and a mass Māori grave. Rawiri Puhirake,
2012
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A summary of notes from the 'Greerton School Centennial Jubilee Booklet 1876 - 1976' and the diaries of the 'Macmillan Family.'
2011
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Story on Matakana Island by Jinty Rorke.
2011
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 Looking strange ? see an archived version here The European settlement of western Bay of Plenty land owned by central government was the work of an Irishman, George Vesey Stewart. 
2011
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Looking strange ? see an archived version here The Land Wars The wars of the 1860s, which began in Taranaki, had moved to the Waikato by 1863.  Tauranga Maori crossed
2011