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Alister Matheson was a respected Tauranga Historian whose family arrived in Otumoetai in the late 1860s. In 1999 he received the Tauranga Heritage Award from the Bay of Plenty branch
2013
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The obituary of Joan Bidois appeared in the Tauranga Historical Society Journal in August 1969 (No. 37, p. 2-3):
2013
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Reginald Eric Crabbe was the grandson of 1st Waikato Militia member George Crabbe who came to Tauranga in January 1864.
2013
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Doris Myrtle Williams was my grandfather's second wife's sister, but always known to me as Aunty Do [pronounced Dough] - Debbie McCauley (2012).
2012
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The SS Captain Hobson left Glasgow in June 1953, arriving in New Zealand on 7 August 1953. This is the story of the voyage as recalled by my mother-in-law, Barbara
2012
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This extract is from the 1858 diary of Elizabeth Rachel Jean Jones. It details a visit the Tauranga area. The extract is reproduced here courtesy of the McCormack family.
2012
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Catherine Louisa Herries was the wife of Sir William Herbert Herries (1859-1923), parliamentarian and MP for Tauranga.
2012
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The following obituary for Dame Joy Drayton was written by Stephanie Smith and appeared in Bookline, Newsletter of the Friends of the Tauranga City Libraries Incorporated, in November 2012 (Volume
2012
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Alf was born in November 1917, he came to Tauranga as an infant from Whakatane and like his father before him, became a well know photographer in the region.
2012, 1935, 1945, 1945, 1955
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R J Rendell was a well known photographer in the Tauranga district during the first part of the 20th Century.
2012
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The statue of Canon Jordan is located inside the Memorial Gates at Wharepai Domain, 91 Cameron Road, Tauranga. It was constructed in 1915.
2012
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In 1993 the Local History Staff of Tauranga District Libraries (as it was called then) compiled a booklet Mana Wahine highlighting the prominent women in the Tauranga Moana area. This
2012
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In 1993 the Local History Staff of Tauranga District Libraries (as it was called then) compiled a booklet Mana Wahine highlighting the prominent women in the Tauranga Moana area. This
2012
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In 1993 the Local History Staff of Tauranga District Libraries (as it was called then) compiled a booklet Mana Wahine highlighting the prominent women in the Tauranga Moana area. This
2012
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New Zealand icon Margaret Mahy was a children's librarian as well as a much loved author of children's books. Her picture books, novels and collections of short stories have entertained
2012
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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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Tauranga’s best known amateur film maker was Norman Blackie who spent more than 40 years recording history on film. Story researched and written by Debbie McCauley (2011).
2011
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The New Zealand Room at the Tauranga Library houses the 'Joyce West Collection'. These books were donated to the library after Joyce West's death in Tauranga in 1985. The library
2011
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In 2007 Tauranga historian Jean Euphemia Finlayson (Jinty) Rorke told the story of her arrival in New Zealand with her family. Jinty passed away, aged 71, on Wednesday 5 February
2011
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Memories a Plenty Competition Winner (2009) Helen Towgood wrote this article about some of the soldiers who went to World War II from the little settlement of Oropi outside Tauranga,
2011, 1935, 1945