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After signing up underage, William Leslie Poad received a gunshot wound to the scalp whilst serving during World War I. He was sent to Hornchurch Convalescent Camp to recover before
2014
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Cecil George Guinness worked as a warehouseman for Guinness Brothers at No. 1 The Strand in Tauranga. During World War I he was killed in action at Ypres in Belgium
2014
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The Ohuki Land Dispute at Matāpihi in Tauranga between Ngāi Tukairangi and Ngāti lasted for three years from 1856 to 1859. In 1859 Julius von Haast completed a sketch of
2017
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The following photographs of Stanford House and surroundings were taken by Emily Surtees in 1900.
2012
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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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These photographs of Euphemia Jones were taken by Emily Surtees Katikati in 1899. Euphemia worked for Adela Stewart for a time. In 1899 she returned for a visit to Adela
2012
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This photograph of Tutaetake Island, a Maori burial ground in Tauranga harbour, was taken by Emily Surtees in 1899.
2012
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Fincoul was a house and gardens at Katikati owned by Mervyn Archdale Stewart and his wife Phoebe (nee Gledstanes).
2012
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On 8 April 1871 a meeting was held to establish the Tauranga Library and Mechanic's Institute. Since then the library has undergone many transformations.
2016
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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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Three memorials at St George’s Anglican Memorial Church in Gate Pā stand in tribute to members of the Tauranga and Bay of Plenty Volunteer Cavalry who died at Opepe on
2014
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Harry Dickson Rikihana [aka Rongoihaere Rikihana] worked as a labourer for Gamman's Mill at Omanawa Falls in Tauranga. While serving in Étaples in northern France during World War I he
2014
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The 1918 Inflenza Pandemic (Spanish 'flu) was to leave it's mark on Tauranga. The first to succumb in Tauranga was George Pruden on 15 November 1918.
2012
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Ohauiti farmer William Howard Swindley Masefield died of head and abdomen wounds in France on 14 July 1916. His older brother Keith was killed at the Somme three months later.
2014
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Tauranga bushman Charles Ebenezer Bannatyne worked for Gamman's Mill. During World War I he was killed in action at Ypres, Belgium on 20 December 1917. Story researched and written by
2014
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Charles Joass worked as a fisherman for Sanford Ltd in Tauranga. He enlisted during World War I and was reported missing in action at the Somme in Northern France on
2014
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Mount Maunganui school teacher George Fisher Stephenson was killed in action in Belgium on 26 July 1917. He is remembered on the Anzac War Memorial Cenotaph at Mount Maunganui. Story
2014
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Aongatete farmer Sidney Norris was wounded in action at Armentières in France on 22 May 1916. He died of his multiple wounds at the Bailleul Casualty Clearing Station on 24
2014
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Edith was the daughter of Michael Patrick and Frances Stewart and the granddaughter of Katikati founder George Vesey Stewart.
2012
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Returned to New Zealand due to illness after fighting for five months at Gallipoli during World War I, George Reeve Bettelheim died of tuberculosis in Tauranga on 26 April 1918.
2014