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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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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
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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
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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
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Local History Week in Tauranga ran from 26 September to 2 October 2016. This was a special week as it also celebrated the 40th Anniversary of Nga Wahi Rangahau Research
2016
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On 5 September 2016 the restored Menzies Whare was opened at the Elms in Tauranga. Over a year of hard work by dedicated volunteers went into the restoration of both
2016
Genealogy Record
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
Genealogy Record
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
Genealogy Record
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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The Simpson's were an early Tauranga family. William McGregor Simpson married Jane McCauley at Katikati in 1889. They lived in Tauranga and owned land between Spring and Elizabeth Streets as
2016
Genealogy Record
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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On 18 June 2016 more than three hundred people showed their solidarity with the victims of the Orlando shooting by marching in Tauranga. Six days earlier, on 12 June 2016,
2016
Genealogy Record
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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A Story of the Tauranga-Rotorua Road - Margaret Jones
2011
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In October 2000 Belinda Leckie researched and compiled a book titled 'Merivale, Tauranga: Proud of it' with the assistance of Helen Unsworth and the people of Merivale. It is a
2016
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Recently a new road in Bethlehem was named Pokapu Place, but during the 1940s there was another street in Tauranga named Pokapu Road that is now known as Otumoetai Road.
2016
Genealogy Record
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
Genealogy Record
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
Genealogy Record
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 settler William John Douglas swallowed a galvanised staple whilst fencing. He was taken immediately to Waihi Hospital for an operation, but the staple could not be removed. William died
2015