All Results in Tauranga Local History topics

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Other Minute Books held by the Tauranga City Council
2011
Organization
Minute Books Held From 1888 to Current
2011
Place
Papamoa Beach
2011, 1955, 1965, 1965, 1975
Place
The archaeological landscape within the Mauao Historic Reserve is of local, national and international significance. It represents the physical remains of approximately 600 years of human occupation. The archaeological /
2011
Place
Looking strange? see an archived version here The city of Tauranga has its origins in the military township established for the 1st Waikato regiment after the battles of Gate Pa
2014
Genealogy Record
Edward Douglas was the great grandfather of Wayne McCormack, husband of Katikati historian Ellen McCormack. He ran a half-way house between Tauranga and Rotorua, known as the Bush Hotel.
2015
Place
The Soundshell at Mount Maunganui was built in 1964 and was demolished thirty-five years later in 1999.
2015
Genealogy Record
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
Genealogy Record
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
Event
As part of Local History Week and the 40th Anniversary of Nga Wahi Rangahau Research Collections, archivist Stephanie Smith gave a talk on the archives collection to be found in
2016
Event
Waitangi Day in Tauranga was commemorated with a dawn service at Hopukiore (Mount Drury) on Monday 6 February 2017 from 6am. At 6.30am the Ratana Band played before a whakatau
2017
Place
This enormous pōhutukawa tree dominates the Tree Reserve at 24 Pitau Road, Mount Maunganui. The tapu tree is thought to be one of the oldest in New Zealand at an
2017, 1555, 1565
Topic
A Floral Steamer constructed in 1938 has graced The Strand in Tauranga ever since and many of those who live in Tauranga have fond memories of this iconic creation.
2017
Object
In 1959 Onna Joustra designed a playground for Memorial Park that was submitted to a Borough Council competition by the Tauranga Jaycees. The playground includes a statue of Humpty Dumpty,
2017
Place
Memorial Park sits on 11 hectares of land next to the Tauranga harbour between 11th and 7th Avenues. The park features include a water fountain, Humpty Dumpty, cenotaph, swimming pools,
2017
Event
The free New Year's Eve Barbecue on the Waterfront was at The Strand on 31 December 2016 from 5pm. Family-orientated fireworks were let off earlier for children, whilst at midnight
2017
Genealogy Record
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
Event
As part of Local History Week and the 40th Anniversary of Nga Wahi Rangahau Research Collections, archivist Stephanie Smith gave a talk on the war archives to be found in
2016
Event
As part of Local History Week and the 40th Anniversary of Nga Wahi Rangahau Research Collections, archivist Stephanie Smith gave a talk on the art works to be found in
2016
Event
As part of Local History Week and the 40th Anniversary of Nga Wahi Rangahau Research Collections, archivist Stephanie Smith gave a talk on the rare books to be found in
2016