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The history of the Waipiata Sanatorium was the subject of Kath Baynes entry in the 2011 Memoir and Local History competition.
2012
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Archived version here. Rosa Walsh was forty-seven years old that year when she gained custody of her young grandson Jacob, who was six months old. "I must be insane to
2012
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The Redwoods in Whakarewarewa are the subject of Vivien Edwards entry in the 2011 Memoir and Local History Competition.
2012
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Archived version here. Breathtaking! To think that this was just my own backyard, the farm I grew up on. Sitting there next to my Dad on the old rusty David
2012
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It is summer time. The car begins to slow down and eventually comes to a stop. I jump out and it all hits me at once. The clean crisp air
2012
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The story of a special boy named Ewan was Alexandra Tomkinson's entry into the 2011 Memoir and Local History Competition.
2012
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Jack’s Mill School situated on the road between Jacksons and Stillwater is the subject of Kath Baynes entry in the 2011 Memoir and Local History competition.
2012
Genealogy Record
Archived version here. Most girls are a little more than apprehensive when meeting their prospective in-laws for the first time. My experience began when in 1966 my then boyfriend, Mark, took
2012
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Archived version here. Following our mother’s death, my two sisters and I closed the door of the family home for the last time, aware that not only were we saying
2012
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Archived version here. My ‘place in the heart’ is encapsulated in these lines from a poem I wrote many years after leaving the small rural township where I grew up:
2012
Genealogy Record
This page arhived here. Edward John Lofley was a man on the run with a mind of his own. Like many settlers of the time, his reasons for leaving home
2012
Place
Archived version here. At the southern end of Pokeno village lies the historic site of Queen’s Redoubt. Tucked into the corner of a back road at the other end is
2012
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The story of Chloe Dickenson's emigration from England to Katikati was the subject of her entry in the 2011 Memoir and Local History Competition.
2012
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Archived version here. Most girls are a little more than apprehensive when meeting their prospective in-laws for the first time.  My experience began when in 1966 my then boyfriend, Mark,
2012
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Archived version here. A port, according to its dictionary definition is, ‘A haven. A place where ships load and unload.’ To its earliest inhabitants, Port Waikato was indeed a haven.  With
2012
Genealogy Record
His recollections of immigrating to Tauranga were the subject of Ian Clarke's entry into the 2011 Memoir and Local History Competition.
2012
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Childhood memories of Tokoroa inspired Piper Mejia's entry in the 2011 Memoir and Local History Competition.
2012
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Archived version here. How we persist in stamping present-day understandings on past events. Like the night after Mum’s ashes ceremony. When my brother Ken, staring over his wine glass into
2012
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Archived version here. My hosts have gone, with laden cars and kind smiles, and left me their house for the weekend. I carry my bags into a nest of warmth,
2012
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Archived version here. Grandmothers of today have moved a lifetime away from the lifestyle of their own grannies, but their role remains as valuable as ever.  Today’s children have fit
2012