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On Tuesday 9 June 2015 a children’s picture book from Tauranga was announced as a Finalist in the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. The book tells
2015
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Local author and librarian, Debbie McCauley, has been announced as the 2015 winner of the inaugural Creative Tauranga Writers’ Award, a new literary award created to support and encourage local
2015
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On Tuesday 24 March 2015 three children’s books from Tauranga were announced as Finalists in the LIANZA Children's Book Awards. The authors were Debbie McCauley and Susan Brocker.
2015
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A story from the Rena Disaster, Mōtītī Blue and the Oil Spill, written by Tauranga author and librarian Debbie McCauley, has won the Best Non-Fiction category in the 2015 New
2015
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This page contains the index to the book The McCauley Family of Katikati, New Zealand: 1876 to 2012 by Debbie McCauley (February 2012). Tauranga, New Zealand: Mauao Publishing.
2013
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Motiti Blue and the Oil Spill: A Story from the Rena Disaster by Debbie McCauley was selected as a 2015 White Raven, one of 200 outstanding children’s books published around
2015
Genealogy Record
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
Genealogy Record
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
Genealogy Record
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
Genealogy Record
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
Genealogy Record
Tauranga Salvation Army Officer Reginald Alfred Watkins died of his wounds in France on 23 July 1916 whilst serving during World War I. The last message from Reginald to his
2014
Genealogy Record
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
Genealogy Record
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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Many of the settler's who arrived in Katikati as part of George Vesey Stewart's 'Ulster Plantation' named the farms they lived on or the houses they lived in. This is
2015
Genealogy Record
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
Genealogy Record
Bob Scott donated a chapter on the life of Albert George Squinobal to Tauranga City Libraries in 2015.
2015
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John Alexander McKinney and family arrived in New Zealand on the Lady Jocelyn in 1878 as part of George Vesey Stewart's 'Ulster Plantation'. They settled in Katikati on Block 8,
2015
Genealogy Record
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
Genealogy Record
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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In this story by Katikati historian Ellen McCormack, we learn that the 'landing' of the Katikati settlers in 1875 was not the one off event that some believe it was.
2015