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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
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On 30 November 2016 highly respected Tauranga iwi leader and educator Awanuiārangi Black passed away at the age of 48. He was also known as Awanui or Awa.
2016
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Hugh Robison arrived in Dunedin on 6 March 1850, on the 'Lady Nugent' and left there for Sydney on 3 March 1856, on the 'Thomas Henry'. This biography of Hugh
2016
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Mount Misery was a farm of 101 acres belonging to William Henry James Poole at Pyes Pa in Tauranga. The farm was affected by cobalt deficiency, hence the name 'Mount
2016, 1920, 1930
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Edward Victor Simpson worked as a photojournalist. One of his articles appeared in the book 'Tauranga and the Mount' which was published in 1947. He was my second cousin twice
2016
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Julia Maria Tovey (nee Martin) and her husband, Captain Alexander Charles Hughes Tovey, arrived in New Zealand in May of 1862 from India with the 70th Regiment. Julia wrote this
2016
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This story 'How the Theobald Family Came to Manawahe' was written by Anne Fenton. Anne was the step-daughter of Herbert Norman Theobald who made this journey along with his wife,
2016
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Tauranga Motorcycle Club president Roy Alexander Lovell died on 19 July 1990 in Tauranga Hospital. He was seriously injured at Whanganui on 10 June 1990 whilst sidecar racing at Cemetery
2016
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James Williamson Fedarb sailed from Paihia on board the 'Mercury', arriving in Tauranga on 22 May 1840 where he was given James Stack’s forged copy of the Treaty of Waitangi (Sheet 6)
2016
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Flora Alice Emily Davies died in Tauranga at the age of 106 in 1991. Her husband, Alfred, had died in 1918 during the Influenza Pandemic along with many others on
2016
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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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Daisy Hardwick was an enthusiast for ornamental and domestic horticulture in the Tauranga district. From 1952 she presented fortnightly garden talks on on the radio - 1YD Rotorua and from
2016
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Arthur Washington Burrows was a prominent architect of early Tauranga designing such iconic buildings as the Star Hotel, the Mechanic's Institue (1872), Holy Trinity Church (1875), the Public Library (1881)
2016
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John Lucius Davoren died at age 27 during the 1918 Influenza Pandemic. The previous year John had given evidence at the inquest of John McKenzie who died in Dunedin Hospital
2016
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Reverend William Gillies was a Presbyterian Minister at St Peter's Church in Tauranga from 1903 until his death in 1908. He had studied for the ministry and became part of
2016
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Tauranga trader Chevalier Peter Dillon was living at Maungatapu Pa by 1835. The 6ft 4 ins (193 cm) tall, red-headed and heavily built Catholic Irish sea-captain claimed to know the
2016
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Pierre Charles Potier arrived in New Zealand on board the 'Bourdon' on 5 May 1839. In 1840 he moved to Tauranga, later farming at Te Puna. His grandchild would marry
2016
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Emile Joseph Borel was a French sailor who became a Pakeha Maori and Te Puna settler. His son would marry the daughter of early Tauranga trader and Frenchman Louis Bidois
2016
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Frederick Butt and his brother Edward operated the Butt Brothers Phoenix Bakery and Cheap Grocery Store on The Strand in Tauranga up until the 1880s.
2016
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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