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Ellen Hart was aged 4 when her family arrived in Wellington, New Zealand, on board the 'Tyne' on 9 August 1841. She was my third great grandmother - Debbie McCauley
2013
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Women’s stories have often been relegated to the background in the roles of wives, mothers, daughters and housekeepers. This page is dedicated to the stories of the women in my
2013
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Debbie McCauley is a fifth-generation Pākehā New Zealander whose earliest ancestor arrived in New Zealand in 1841. Other ancestors were pioneers of the Katikati and Cambridge settlements. Since 2003 Debbie
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
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Mauao is the Mountain. 'Ko Mauao te Maunga: Legend of Mauao' by Debbie McCauley is a bilingual children's picture book in English and Te Reo Māori retelling the traditional Legend
2014
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This poem was written in 1999 after attending the funeral of our friends six-year-old daughter who had lost her battle against leukemia. She was buried in Pyes Pa Cemetery on
2013
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This poem was published in the 'Bay of Plenty Times' on 23 October 2010 (p. 22).
2013
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This poem was published in the 'Bay of Plenty Times' on 4 December 2010 (p. 18).
2013
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This poem was published in Bravado Magazine in October 2010 (Issue 20, p. 48).
2013
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This poem was written in reaction to the decision to close the library at the Tauranga Rudolf Steiner School in 2009. It was published in the Bay of Plenty Times
2013
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Tauranga’s famous Aspen Tree (actually a Poplar Deltoides Virginiana, an American hardwood, commonly known as a Cottonwood) was located on the corner of Willow and McLean streets from c.1865 until
2011, 1860, 1870
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Emma Nixon was the mother of six children, two who died as babies. She was a signatory to the Women’s Suffrage Petition presented to Parliament in 1893. Her only surviving
2018
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Ranui was a kauri passenger launch of 45ft. It capsized returning to Tauranga with a party of campers and fishermen from Mayor Island and was wrecked in tempestuous seas at
2014
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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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Asher Asher arrived in New Zealand in 1842. He was involved with fire fighting in Auckland, moving to Tauranga in 1877 where he served as a Tauranga Borough Councillor and
2016
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Emily was a pupil teacher at Colombo Road School in Christchurch when she became pregnant to a fellow student. Her illegitimate daughter, Esther, was later adopted by Minnie Dean who
2018
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Esther Wallis was adopted by the infamous Minnie Dean in 1890 and ended up giving evidence at her trial for infanticide in 1895. Esther was my second cousin thrice removed
2013
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Suffragist Eliza Wallis (nee Hart) was a first-wave feminist who actively sought the Vote for Women. She was a founding member of the National Council of Women formed in 1896.
2013
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For over sixty years Alice Heron Maxwell worked tirelessly to preserve The Elms and its contents, a place that has become a true treasure and historical icon of Tauranga. She
2014
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Known as 'Peggy', Margaret Galbraith was the sister of Tauranga Mayor Robert Sharpe Galbraith (1857-1890) who died in office on 21 February 1890. Margaret was a signatory to the 1893
2017