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Frenchman Louis Bidois was an early Tauranga trader, arriving in the area in 1844. His adopted son, Pierre, would marry the son of Te Puna French trader Emile Joseph Borel
2015
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Wilhelmina Miller was aged 7 she arrived in New Zealand aboard the Orari in 1876. She married James Anderson Miller in 1885 and they had 14 children together. Wilhelmina was
2014
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Ellen Hart was aged 4 when her family arrived in Wellington, New Zealand, on board the 'Tyne' on 9 August 1841. She was my third great grandmother - Debbie McCauley
2013
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Women’s stories have often been relegated to the background in the roles of wives, mothers, daughters and housekeepers. This page is dedicated to the stories of the women in my
2013
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This poem was written in 1999 after attending the funeral of our friends six-year-old daughter who had lost her battle against leukemia. She was buried in Pyes Pa Cemetery on
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This poem was published in the 'Bay of Plenty Times' on 23 October 2010 (p. 22).
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This poem was published in the 'Bay of Plenty Times' on 4 December 2010 (p. 18).
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This poem was published in Bravado Magazine in October 2010 (Issue 20, p. 48).
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This poem was written in reaction to the decision to close the library at the Tauranga Rudolf Steiner School in 2009. It was published in the Bay of Plenty Times
2013
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Emma Nixon was the mother of six children, two who died as babies. She was a signatory to the Women’s Suffrage Petition presented to Parliament in 1893. Her only surviving
2018
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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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Emily was a pupil teacher at Colombo Road School in Christchurch when she became pregnant to a fellow student. Her illegitimate daughter, Esther, was later adopted by Minnie Dean who
2018
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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
2013
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For over sixty years Alice Heron Maxwell worked tirelessly to preserve The Elms and its contents, a place that has become a true treasure and historical icon of Tauranga. She
2014
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Known as 'Peggy', Margaret Galbraith was the sister of Tauranga Mayor Robert Sharpe Galbraith (1857-1890) who died in office on 21 February 1890. Margaret was a signatory to the 1893
2017
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Ninety-seven year old Alf Rendell has produced a stunning work in collaboration with his friend, respected Tauranga historian Fiona Kean. This very special book features aerial photographs of Tauranga and
2015
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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
2013
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Philip Tapsell was a mariner, whaler and early trader. He first landed in New Zealand in 1809, arriving in Maketu in 1830. His marriage in 1823 was the first registered
2015
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An article appearing in the 1998 "Souvenir Book" subtitled "Take a walk in living history". May contain minor OCR errors.
2014
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Flora Alice Emily Smith (nee 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
2016