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Bishop Jean Pompallier said the first mass in the Otumoetai Pa on 8 March 1840. Over 400 Maori attended.
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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Tītore Tākiri was an intelligent and influential Ngāpuhi chief who married a sister of Hongi Hika. He led the expeditions to Tauranga and Maketu in 1832 and 1833.
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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
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Daniel Austin Tole was a Provincial Surveyor and served as Chief Commissioner of Crown Lands for the Auckland region which led him to regularly visit Tauranga. He fought in the
2013
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Benjamin Birkett (Burkett) arrived in New Zealand with his wife and three children on board the 'Slains Castle'in 1841. Whilst in New Zealand he was charged with stealing from a
2013
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William Edward Morris, known as 'Ted', was Tauranga's first City Archivist. Most of the information contained within this article is from Jinty Rorke's pamphlet 'Local History, Local Pride; Tauranga City
2013
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Jackie Fraser's entry in the 2012 Memoir and Local History Competition.
2013, 1935, 1945, 1945, 1955, 1955, 1965
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Barbara Dobson's entry in the 2012 Memoir and Local History Competition.
2013, 1935, 1945, 1945, 1955, 1955, 1965, 1965, 1975
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Betty Cole's entry in the 2012 Memoir and Local History Competition focuses on missionary Reverend Alfred Nesbit Brown.
2013
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Captain Donald Ronald Munro presented his collection of nautical books to the Tauranga District Libraries before his death in 1995. These have become known as the "Munro Collection'. This story
2013
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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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John Lees Faulkner was an early Tauranga trader, arriving in the area in 1840. The following information is from the Tauranga City Council and Historic Places Trust sign about John
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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
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Mary Humphreys was a well known photographer in Tauranga (from 1899) in an era when photography was rare and female photographers more so. Tauranga City Research Collections Librarian Mrs L
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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.
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Bricklayer Edward Hart was sentenced to seven years jail aboard a prison hulk for stealing food and drink to feed his wife and family in 1825. The Hart family later
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