All Results in Tauranga Local History topics

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The work of Tauranga based author and illustrator Dame Lynley Stuart Dodd (nee Weeks) is much loved by children in New Zealand as well as around the world. Her books
2013
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The Taioma Tug was moved into the Tauranga Historic Village in March 1979.
2013
Event
In September 1987 Tauranga saw protests about the demolition of its Town Hall. The protests included an occupation by tangata whenua from 14 September 1987 until they were evicted on
2016
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Lee Switzer captured the following images of Mauao and environs.
2014
Genealogy Record
The Brownlie family emigrated to New Zealand aboard the 'Mary Shepard' in 1864 and came to live in Tauranga. Elizabeth carried vivid memories of the New Zealand Wars time period
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
Genealogy Record
John Angus Clark was brought to New Zealand by grandparents after the sinking of his Father's ship 'Helen' on Pitt Island in the Chattams 28 July 1857. The information in
2014
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In August 2015 Tauranga librarian Stephanie Smith created an exhibition of early Tauranga architecture. The display was on show from August to October in Research Collections at Tauranga City Library.
2015
Place
A Jeannette Knudsen entry in the 2012 Memoir and Local History Competition.
2013
Genealogy Record
David Kelly was my first cousin once removed. I remember him as being a very kind man who had a nice way of taking time for people, a person who
2013
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There are many shipwrecks off the coast of the Bay of Plenty. These include ships known to have sunk as long ago as 1840 and up to the present day.
2013
Genealogy Record
Michael Hodgkins, nephew of the artist Frances Hodgkins, was a well known figure around Tauranga from the 1940s to the 1960s. The following information is from the Tauranga City Council
2013
Place
The following information about the Matua Saltmarsh is from the Tauranga City Council and Historic Places Trust sign erected on the site entitled 'The Matua Saltmarsh: 150 years of change'.
2013
Genealogy Record
Bishop Jean Pompallier said the first mass in the Otumoetai Pa on 8 March 1840. Over 400 Maori attended.
2013
Place
The following information is from the Tauranga City Council and Historic Places Trust sign named 'Why Kulim?'.
2013
Genealogy Record
French Marist missionary, Phillippe Joseph Viard, later Bishop of Wellington, was the first resident priest at Otumoetai Catholic Mission Station. This was the first of several Catholic mission stations established
2013
Place
The following information is from the Tauranga City Council and Historic Places Trust sign about Otumoetai Catholic Mission Station. The panel marks the site of the old Catholic mission station
2013
Genealogy Record
Rev. Henry Williams was a former naval officer. He was leader of the Church Missionary Society (CMS) mission in New Zealand for many years. Acting as a peacemaker, he tried
2013
Genealogy Record
Hōne Heke was a Ngāpuhi chief and warrior. He and Tītore Tākiri were part of a war party that arrived in Tauranga on 5 March 1832. Wounded in an attack
2013
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Tohitapu was a warrior and tohunga. Chief of the Te Roroa tribe, Bay of Islands, he followed Titore's expedition to Tauranga in 1832.
2013