Tauranga Mission Cemetery (Otamataha Pā) (2016)

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Tauranga Mission Cemetery (Otamataha Pā) (2016).

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All the soldiers and sailors who died at the battles of Gate Pā and Te Ranga were buried in the cemetery established by the missionaries in 1838. It is also the resting place of many Māori warriors who fell in battle or died in the military hospital. It has also been known as 'Te Papa Cemetery' and the 'Old Soldiers Cemetery'. Photograph of the sign at the entrance to Tauranga Mission Cemetery (Otamataha Pā) by Debbie McCauley (22 November 2016).

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