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Said to be the oldest tree in Tauranga, the Tapu Tītoki at Ōtūmoetai Pā is a tree of immense historical significance. At around 300 years old, the Tītoki has been
2013
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Debbie McCauley is an award-winning author and indie publisher. Her work has won the Best Non-Fiction category in the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, been chosen
2012
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The Treaty of Waitangi was first signed in the Bay of Islands on 6 February 1840. Over the following months a further eight Treaty sheets were signed in various locations
2014
Genealogy Record
Ethel Louisa Latham married Charles Macmillan who would later become Mayor and Member of Parliament for Tauranga. She was an artist, producing many watercolour paintings that are now a valuable
2016
Genealogy Record
Violet Adela Marie Macmillan was born in Katikati on 3 June 1902. Her parents were Charles Edward Duncan Angus Evan Ewan Macmillan (1872-1941) who was Mayor of Tauranga from 1915
2012
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As part of the Suffrage 125 Commemorations in 2018, Tauranga award-winning author Debbie McCauley researched and wrote a children's narrative non-fiction book on her fourth great aunt, suffragist Eliza Wallis
2018
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This article on the Katikati Railway Station and the East Coast Main Trunk Line was written by Katikati Historian Ellen McCormack in 2010.
2013
Genealogy Record
Captain George Bentham Morris (1839-1903) served as the Tauranga Representative on the Auckland Provincial Council. Story researched and written by Debbie McCauley.
2013
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2014
Genealogy Record
Tauranga settler Robert Hynds and his family lived on Hynds Road in the Gate Pa / Greerton area. This article was researched and written by Debbie McCauley in March 2013
2013
Genealogy Record
Emily Charlotte Sophia Surtees (née Stewart) was the eldest child of George Vesey and Margaret Torrens Stewart (née Miller). She was born in 1857, possibly at Lisbeg House, County Tyrone,
2012
Person
Emily Charlotte Sophia Surtees (née Stewart) was the eldest child of George Vesey and Margaret Torrens Stewart (née Miller). She was born in 1857, possibly at Lisbeg House, County Tyrone,
2012, 1894, 1904
Genealogy Record
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
Genealogy Record
Hōri Kingi Tūpaea was the principal chief of Tauranga's Ngāi Te Rangi iwi. He lived at Ōtūmoetai Pā. In 1831 he destroyed Haramiti's hostile expedition at Mōtītī Island. Story by
2013, 1875, 1885
Genealogy Record
Mount Misery was a farm of 101 acres belonging to William Henry James Poole at Pyes Pa in Tauranga. The farm was affected by cobalt deficiency, hence the name 'Mount
2016, 1920, 1930
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An article by local historian Christine Clement written in 2014 for the centenary of Tauranga Hospital which opened 100 years earlier, on 5 March 1914.
2014
Organization
It took many years, numerous public meetings, and several serious fires to get the Tauranga Fire Brigade established. Story by Stephanie Smith.
2011
Genealogy Record
Edward Douglas was the great grandfather of Wayne McCormack, husband of Katikati historian Ellen McCormack. He ran a half-way house between Tauranga and Rotorua, known as the Bush Hotel. Story
2015
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The following images relate to Mount Maunganui Primary School for the decade 1953 - 1962
2014
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