All Results in Tauranga Local History topics

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Genealogy Record
Tauranga genealogist and researcher Heather McLean was born in Tauranga and has lived in Tauranga for most of her life. This story was compiled during a series of interviews with
2016
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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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Te Awanui was carved from a 300-year-old kauri tree by master carver Tuti Tukaokao in 1973 after a request by the city to the Māori Cultural and Promotional Committee. It
2013
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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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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 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
Genealogy Record
In 1908 the Gamman brothers started constructing a mill at Oropi and in 1911 another at Omanawa Falls and later at Mamaku. Story researched and written by Debbie McCauley.
2017
Genealogy Record
Dame Evelyn Stokes was described by her friend and colleague Malcolm McKinnon as ‘a fine scholar, committed public person and gentle but determined individual.’ Other colleagues at the Geography Department
2012
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Nine well known street views of Tauranga from the 1900s to the year 2000.
2012
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Tauranga City Libraries has a collection of thousands of historic images relevant to our district.
2012
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The following names of Tauranga people appear on the 1879 East Coast Electoral Roll.
2012
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Tauranga City Libraries has a collection of thousands of historic images relevant to our district.
2012
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The hard work and dedication of Jeni Palmer and Christine Clement has seen the births, deaths and marriages in the Bay of Plenty area for the years 1872 to 1920
2012
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This article on renaming some of Tauranga's streets appeared in the Bay of Plenty Times on Tuesday, 28 April 1964, and is reproduced here with their permission.
2013
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There are many historic places in Tauranga, and a few historic buildings that have survived the drive for progress. This section provides a showcase to appreciate some of the best-known
2012
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The first St George's church was built in 1900 as a memorial to the battle. The church was extensively damaged by fire in 1982, and virtually destroyed by fire in
2014
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 Lookings strange? see an archived version here If you want to know about Tauranga past and present, here’s where to start.  You can read about the history of the western Bay
2011
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Greerton's cherry blossom trees were hit by a different kind of blossom on 30 June 2013 when they were targeted by a gang of yarn bombers. Photos by Lee Switzer.
2013
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Images of historic moments in aviation in and around Tauranga and the Bay of Plenty.
2012
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Other Minute Books held by the Tauranga City Council
2011