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Ranui was a kauri passenger launch of 45ft. It capsized returning to Tauranga with a party of campers and fishermen from Mayor Island and was wrecked in tempestuous seas at
2014
Genealogy Record
Hugh Carlisle Birkett (known as Lisle) survived the Somme (1 July 1916 to 18 November 1916), only to die of cerebrospinal meningitis after measles in a Belgium hospital. He was
2012
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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
Asher Asher arrived in New Zealand in 1842. He was involved with fire fighting in Auckland, moving to Tauranga in 1877 where he served as a Tauranga Borough Councillor and
2016
Genealogy Record
Ellen Hart was aged 9 when her family arrived in Wellington, New Zealand, aboard the 'Tyne' on 9 August 1841. She was my third great grandmother - Debbie McCauley (2013).
2013
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Women’s stories have often been relegated to the background in the roles of wives, mothers, daughters and housekeepers. This page is dedicated to the stories of the women in my
2013
Genealogy Record
Emily was a pupil teacher at Colombo Road School in Christchurch when she became pregnant to a fellow student. Her illegitimate daughter, Esther, was later adopted by Minnie Dean who
2018
Genealogy Record
Esther Wallis was adopted by the infamous Minnie Dean in 1890 and ended up giving evidence at her trial for infanticide in 1895. Esther was my second cousin thrice removed
2013
Genealogy Record
Suffragist Eliza Wallis (nee Hart) was a first-wave feminist who actively sought the Vote for Women. She was a founding member of the National Council of Women formed in 1896.
2013
Place
Former headmaster, H J Cooper, organised the creation of a Roll of Honour to commemorate the Katikati School Reunion in 1948.
2012
Place
All the soldiers and sailors who died at the battles of Gate Pā and Te Ranga were buried in the cemetery established by the missionaries in 1838. It is also
2016
Genealogy Record
For over sixty years Alice Heron Maxwell worked tirelessly to preserve The Elms and its contents, a place that has become a true treasure and historical icon of Tauranga. She
2014
Genealogy Record
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
Genealogy Record
Known as 'Peggy', Margaret Galbraith was the sister of Tauranga Mayor Robert Sharpe Galbraith (1857-1890) who died in office on 21 February 1890. Margaret was a signatory to the 1893
2017
Genealogy Record
Ninety-seven year old Alf Rendell has produced a stunning work in collaboration with his friend, respected Tauranga historian Fiona Kean. This very special book features aerial photographs of Tauranga and
2015
Genealogy Record
Bricklayer Edward Hart was sentenced to seven years jail aboard a prison hulk for stealing food and drink to feed his wife and family in 1825. The Hart family later
2013
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Philip Tapsell was a mariner, whaler and early trader. He first landed in New Zealand in 1809, arriving in Maketu in 1830. His marriage in 1823 was the first registered
2015
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History of Mt Maunganui Primary School
2013
Genealogy Record
Te Mangu Kuka was born on Matakana Island, Tauranga. He enlisted to serve during World War I on 31 October 1918 and was with the New Zealand Training Unit at
2014
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The devastating Influenza Pandemic (Spanish 'flu) of 1918 that swept the world struck New Zealand between October and December 1918 following World War I. Tauranga was certainly affected, but got
2012