All Results in Tauranga Local History topics

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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
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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
Event
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
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
Topic
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
Event
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
Place
A Story of the Tauranga-Rotorua Road - Margaret Jones
2011
Topic
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