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Genealogy Record
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
Genealogy Record
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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Several names of those killed during World War I are missing from Tauranga's war memorials. This page is an attempt to list those Tauranga people who served during World War
2014
Genealogy Record
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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Alfred Nesbit Brown served as a Church Missionary Society (CMS) missionary in New Zealand from 1829 to 1884. He spent much of his time at the Te Papa Mission Station
2012
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The story of European settlement of the Tauranga district really begins with the establishment of a permanent mission presence. Most influential and long lasting was the Church Missionary Society's station
2011
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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
Event
Phenomenal, unprecedented high rainfall affected the Bay of Plenty on the 18th and 19th of May, especially the Tauranga and Matata areas. In the 24 hours to 4pm 18 May
2017
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The Treaty of Waitangi was first signed in the Bay of Islands on 6 February 1840. Over the following months a further eight Treaty sheets were signed in various locations
2014
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Debbie McCauley is a fifth-generation Pākehā New Zealander whose earliest ancestor arrived in New Zealand in 1841. Other ancestors were pioneers of the Katikati and Cambridge settlements. Since 2003 Debbie
2012
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This bilingual children's picture book tells a story from the Battle of Gate Pā at Pukehinahina (29 April 1864) which was a pivotal point in the history of Tauranga Moana.
2013
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Mōtītī Blue and the Oil Spill by Debbie McCauley is a bilingual children's picture book on the Rena Disaster which was released on 5 October 2014. In 2015 Mōtītī Blue
2014
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Faulkner Park in Robins Road, Tauranga, was named for former Mayor Eric Lees Faulkner. Photos: Debbie McCauley (February, 2015).
2015
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Mt Maunganui School Netball C Team 1950 Back row: Marge Ashworth – Dianna Revell –Honor de Barres Front Row: Helen Dyer  - Judy Baker
2017
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Mt Maunganui School Netball C Team 1950 Back row: Marge Ashworth – Dianna Revell –Honor de Barres Front Row: Helen Dyer  - Judy Baker
2017
Genealogy Record
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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A Marquette Angel is the latest From Tauranga to the Trenches exhibition, a mobile exhibition series commemorating the centenary of World War One. The exhibition opened at Tauranga's Historic Village
2015