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Peter grew up largely eating what he could trap, fish or grow in a house with no power and no running water. His father he says was the first Cornishman
2012, 1935, 1945, 1945, 1955, 1955, 1965
Genealogy Record
Looking wrong? Archived copy here. Introduction and background My father Jack Edward Fenn arrived in Tauranga from Southfields London on the the s.s.“Wakanui" with his parents Edward John Fenn and Martha
2012
Genealogy Record
The work of Tauranga based author and illustrator Dame Lynley Stuart Dodd (nee Weeks) is much loved by children in New Zealand as well as around the world. Her books
2013
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The Taioma Tug was moved into the Tauranga Historic Village in March 1979.
2013
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In September 1987 Tauranga saw protests about the demolition of its Town Hall. The protests included an occupation by tangata whenua from 14 September 1987 until they were evicted on
2016
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On 8 April 1871 a meeting was held to establish the Tauranga Library and Mechanic's Institute. Since then the library has undergone many transformations.
2016
Place
The most well known legend of the western Bay of Plenty is the story of how Mauao (Maunganui) was named.
2012
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S10: Hōri Ngātai by Zach Ririnui from Tauranga Intermediate was winner of the Intermediate Division in the Battles of Gate Pā/Te Ranga Art Competition (2014).
2014
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Lee Switzer captured the following images of Mauao and environs.
2014
Genealogy Record
The Brownlie family emigrated to New Zealand aboard the 'Mary Shepard' in 1864 and came to live in Tauranga. Elizabeth carried vivid memories of the New Zealand Wars time period
2014
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There are many different reasons why people kill and Tauranga is in no way immune, having had it's fair share of murder victims from historical times to the present. This
2013
Genealogy Record
John Angus Clark was brought to New Zealand by grandparents after the sinking of his Father's ship 'Helen' on Pitt Island in the Chattams 28 July 1857. The information in
2014
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In August 2015 Tauranga librarian Stephanie Smith created an exhibition of early Tauranga architecture. The display was on show from August to October in Research Collections at Tauranga City Library.
2015
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For Māori Language Week in 2015 Tauranga City Libraries Māori Events Team invited Toro Pikopiko Puppetry to perform two shows to children at Baycourt on Wednesday 29 July 2015. Their
2015
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On Saturday 1 August 2015, the Bay of Plenty Children's Literature Association Incorporated, otherwise known as 'Bookrapt' held their annual seminar at Tauranga Girls’ College. Report and photographs by Debbie
2015
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Tauranga's 'Field of Remembrance' comprises 107 white crosses in memory of the men from the Tauranga Area who died during World War I (1914-1918). Each cross carries a red poppy
2014
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A Jeannette Knudsen entry in the 2012 Memoir and Local History Competition.
2013
Genealogy Record
David Kelly was my first cousin once removed. I remember him as being a very kind man who had a nice way of taking time for people, a person who
2013
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There are many shipwrecks off the coast of the Bay of Plenty. These include ships known to have sunk as long ago as 1840 and up to the present day.
2013
Genealogy Record
Michael Hodgkins, nephew of the artist Frances Hodgkins, was a well known figure around Tauranga from the 1940s to the 1960s. The following information is from the Tauranga City Council
2013