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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
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A memorial window in the private chapel of Bishop Selwyn’s Lichfield Cathedral in England is dedicated to to the compassionate actions of Ngāi Te Rangi leader Hēnare Wiremu Taratoa during
2012
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Tauranga bushfaller Moa Wahia was from Matakana Island. He served with the 1st Maori Contingent during World War I, seeing action at Gallipoli. Moa died at sea from a fever
2014
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This photograph of the Lomas family picnic is believed to have been taken c1930.
2013, 1925, 1935
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Cherry Chamberlain wrote this account of her life at Katikati in 2003 with the assistance of Ken Smith and the Tauranga Historical Society. Her article was printed in the Bay
2014
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An article written in 2016 by Katikati Historian Ellen McCormack about her relationship with the historic Athenree Homestead. The history ranges from the 1880s to 2010.
2016
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On Friday, 9 August 2013, I was privileged to have the opportunity to take Katikati Historian Ellen McCormack on a drive around the Katikati area to visit significant historical sites
2013
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Katikati settler William John Stewart brought a consignment of blackbirds, thrushes and starlings to New Zealand on board the Lady Jocelyn in 1878. He was also the father of the
2014
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The Katikati pioneers built more than four schools in the Katikati area. They were No. 1 School at Kauri Point; No. 2 School at Beach Road, No. 3 School at
2013
Genealogy Record
In 1993 the Local History Staff of Tauranga District Libraries (as it was called then) compiled a booklet Mana Wahine highlighting the prominent women in the Tauranga Moana area. This
2012
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This page is an index to photographs contributed to the Tauranga Memories Kete by Lee Switzer.
2015
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These photographs of Grace Andrews were taken in 1900 by Emily Surtees. Grace's parents arrived in New Zealand on board the 'Carisbrooke Castle' on 8 September 1875, the year prior
2012
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The following images relate to Mount Maunganui Primary School for the decade 1943 - 1952
2013
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The following images relate to Mount Maunganui Primary School for the year 1955
2014
Genealogy Record
John Andrew Bathurst Kerr served with the Camel Corps during World War I. He was killed in action at Sheikh Abbas Ridge on 19 April 1917 during the Second Battle
2014
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Tauranga farmer Robert Francis Willis Wall was killed in action in Bapaume, France on 30 August 1918 whilst serving during World War I. Story and photograph by Debbie McCauley.
2014
Genealogy Record
Tauranga farmer William Charles Leslie Reeve was killed in action in France on 7 June 1917.
2014
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Tauranga farmer Herbert Pengelly Mansel was serving during World War I when he died of malaria at the 34th Clearing Station in Palestine on 23 October 1918 at the age
2014
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William McKinlay farmed his father's 'Racecourse Farm' at Greerton in Tauranga. He served during World War I, receiving serious injuries to both legs and his left shoulder during the Battle
2014
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Omokoroa farmer Harry Wensley Kirk served with the Auckland Infantry Regiment during World War I. He died of measles and purulent bronchitis in England on 24 February 1918 and was
2014