WESTERN BAY OF PLENTY, NEW ZEALAND

The Western Bay of Plenty is on the east coast of the north island of New Zealand, and includes the settlements of Katikati, Tauranga and Te Puke. Katikati was first settled by Europeans as an "Ulster Plantation" by George Vesey Stewart in 1875 and is at the northern end of the district. Tauranga in the centre of the Western Bay was orignally refered to as Te Papa. It was settled by European traders in the 1830s and by CMS Missionaries from 1835. Tauranga is now New Zealand's fifth largest city. Te Puke is the "Kiwifruit Capital of the World". The majority of New Zealand's Kiwifruit is grown in the district. European settlement did not begin in the town until the early 1880s though European traders had been at Maketu since the 1830s.

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EARLY EUROPEAN SETTLERS - WESTERN BAY OF PLENTY (INCLUDING AONGATETE, KATIKATI, TE PAPA, TAURANGA, MAKETU etc) - 1863 - 1899

LANCASHIRE RELIEF FUND SUBSCRIBERS FROM TAURANGA AND MAKETU - MAY 1863.

FRANKLIN ELECTORAL ROLL - 1866/67 - Tauranga and Maketu residents.

1ST WAIKATO REGIMENT COMPANIES - June 1866

E G NORRIS (TAURANGA) TESTIMONIAL - FRANKLIN ELECTORATE - December 1869.

H L SKEET (TAURANGA) TESTIMONIAL - EAST COAST ELECTORATE - December 1870.

EAST COAST ELECTORAL ROLL OBJECTIONS - May 1871.

INDEX TO - AN ULSTER PLANTATION - THE STORY OF THE KATIKATI SETTLEMENT - 1874 - 1938 - By Arthur J Gray.

KATIKATI SETTLERS - c1875 - 1910

INDEX TO FAMILIES INCLUDED IN THE PIONEERS, SETTLERS AND FAMILIES OF KATIKATI AND DISTRICT (1870-1910) BY CHRISTINE CLEMENT

EAST COAST ELECTION - CANDIDATES AND NOMINEES - 1875.

AUCKLAND PROVINCIAL DIRECTORY - 1875/76 - Maketu.

ULSTER PLANTATION - KATIKATI - First Party - 1875

TAURANGA SUPPORTERS FOR WILLIAM KELLY - EAST COAST ELECTION - January 1876.

EAST COAST ELECTORAL ROLL OBJECTIONS - June 1876.

BAY OF PLENTY LICENSING BOARD/COMMITTEE MEETINGS - Hotels and Hoteliers - 1876 - 1908.

EAST COAST ELECTORAL ROLL OBJECTIONS - May 1877

INDIAN FAMINE RELIEF FUND - Tauranga subscribers - October 1877

ULSTER PLANTATION - KATIKATI - Second Party - 1878

AUCKLAND PROVINCIAL DIRECTORY - 1878 - Maketu.

MRS HOBEN'S PRIVATE TAURANGA SCHOOL PUPILS - January 1878

TAURANGA COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTIONS - November 1878.

TAURANGA DISTRICT SCHOOL PRIZEGIVING - December 1878.

WRECK OF THE SS TARANAKI - Karewa Island, Tauranga - Friday 29 November 1878. Includes partial passenger list.

WRECK OF THE SS TAUPO - off Mount Maunganui - Tuesday 18 February 1879. Includes passengers names.

TAURANGA "BOROUGH" PETITION - August 1879.

EAST COAST ELECTORAL ROLL OBJECTIONS - May 1879.

EAST COAST ELECTORAL ROLL - September 1879.

TAURANGA WORKINGMEN'S LAND ASSOCIATION AND TE PUKE DEFERRED-PAYMENT SETTLERS - January 1880.

TAURANGA COUNTY COUNCIL TENDERS - Maketu to Ohinemutu Road - August 1880.

OPOTIKI RESIDENTS - August 1880.

MAKETU RESIDENTS - September 1880.

TAURANGA STREET DIRECTORY 1880 - September 1880. Residents within the Town Boundary.

TAURANGA AND TE PUNA RESIDENTS - September 1880. Residents outside the Town Boundary.

TAURANGA STREET DIRECTORY - 1880. Linked.

TAURANGA COUNTY COUNCIL RATEPAYERS - November 1880.

TE PUNA,TAURANGA RATEPAYERS PETITION - November 1880.

TAURANGA COUNTY COUNCIL - APPLICANTS FOR GANGER POSITION - November 1880.

TAURANGA DISTRICT SCHOOL STANDARD'S PASSES - December 1880.

TAURANGA PUBLIC MEETING - Mr ALLAN McDONALD'S (MHR) ADDRESS TO HIS TAURANGA CONSTITUENTS - ATTENDEES - January 1881.

TAURANGA PUBLIC PROTEST PETITION - May 1881.

TAURANGA "BOROUGH" PETITION - September 1881.

TAURANGA TOWN BOUNDARY PETITION - October 1881.

TAURANGA COUNTY COUNCIL PETITION - November 1881.

VISITORS AT THE LAKE HOUSE HOTEL, OHINEMUTU (ROTORUA) - Week ending 7 January 1882.

MAYORS OF TAURANGA - since 1882.

TAURANGA COUNTY COUNCIL OUTSTANDING RATES - September 1884

TAURANGA NO 1 AND HARINGTON STREET SCHOOL PUPILS - March 1891

TAURANGAITES - A poem written in 1892 about Tauranga residents.

BAY OF PLENTY JOCKEY CLUB SUSCRIPTIONS - February 1893.

TAURANGA TRADE DIRECTORY - December 1898.

ALSO SEE:

TAURANGA CITY LIBRARY - LOCAL HISTORY. - Linked

WESTERN BAY OF PLENTY BIRTH, DEATH AND MARRIAGES (1872 - 1920) - Also see Te PUKE MARRIAGES AND DEATHS (down the page).

BIRTHS - A - K

BIRTHS - L - Z

DEATHS - A - D

DEATHS - E - G

DEATHS - H - L

DEATHS - M - O

DEATHS - P - S

DEATHS - T - Z

MARRIAGES (GROOM ORDER) - A - G

MARRIAGES (GROOM ORDER) - H - O

MARRIAGES (GROOM ORDER) - P - Z

EARLY EUROPEAN SETTLERS - PASSENGER LISTS FOR PORT OF TAURANGA OR BOUND FOR PORT OF TAURANGA

CARISBROOK CASTLE - Belfast to Auckland 1875. George Vesey Stewart's First Party of settlers for the Katikati block.

LADY JOCELYN - London via Belfast to Auckland 1878. George Vesey Stewart's Second Party of settlers for the Katikati block.

LADY JOCELYN PASSENGER LIST - London to Tauranga 1881. The Lady Jocelyn brought settlers for George Vesey's Stewart's Third Party of settlers for the Te Puke block.

OXFORD PASSENGER LIST - Downs to Auckland 1881. (Many passengers went on to Tauranga and Te Puke).

MAY QUEEN PASSENGER LIST - London to Tauranga 1881. (Many passengers went on to Te Puke)

RAKAIA PASSENGER LIST - ? to Tauranga 1881. (Many passengers went on to Te Puke).

ACCLIMATISATION SHOOTING LICENCES

SHOOTING LICENSES - AUCKLAND DISTRICT - Including Tauranga and Maketu - 1880.

BAY OF PLENTY SHOOTING LICENSES - 1884.

BAY OF PLENTY SHOOTING LICENSES - 1885.

BAY OF PLENTY SHOOTING LICENSES - 1886.

BAY OF PLENTY SHOOTING LICENSES - 1887.

BAY OF PLENTY SHOOTING LICENSES - 1888.

BAY OF PLENTY SHOOTING LICENSES - 1891.

BAY OF PLENTY SHOOTING LICENSES - 1895 - 1899.

BAY OF PLENTY SHOOTING LICENSES - 1901.

BAY OF PLENTY SHOOTING LICENSES - 1904.

BAY OF PLENTY GAMES LICENSES - 1905.

BAY OF PLENTY GAME LICENSES - 1906.

BAY OF PLENTY SHOOTING LICENSES - 1907.

GAME LICENCES (DEER) - 1909.

BAY OF PLENTY SHOOTING LICENSES - 1911.

TE PUKE AND PAENGAROA GAME LICENSES - 1916.

TE PUKE GAME LICENSES - 1927.

BAY OF PLENTY GAME LICENSES - 1928.

TAURANGA ACCLIMATISATION SOCIETY - GAME LICENSES - 1929.

TAURANGA ACCLIMATISATION SOCIETY - GAME LICENSES - 1935.

TAURANGA COUNTY COUNCIL RATES ASSESSMENTS - 1907

TAURANGA COUNTY COUNCIL RATES ASSESSMENT COURT - April 1907.

TAURANGA BOROUGH ELECTORAL ROLL - APRIL 1907

RESIDENTS OF TAURANGA, KATIKATI, MOUNT MAUNGANUI, TE PUKE AND IMMEDIATE DISTRICTS - TAKEN FROM THE 1928 TAURANGA ELECTORAL ROLL.

CENSUS RESULTS
Unfortunately in New Zealand the census forms were not kept but at least we have the results.

MAORI TOTALS FOR BAY OF PLENTY - 1881

EUROPEAN TOTALS FOR NEW ZEALAND - 1881

TAURANGA COUNTY RESULTS - 1886

TAURANGA MOUNTED RIFLES

TAURANGA MOUNTED RIFLES - Shooting Match - Tauranga V's Te Puke - 1902.

TAURANGA DISTRICT AND THE SOUTH AFRICAN/BOER WAR

TAURANGA DISTRICT AND THE SOUTH AFRICAN/BOER WAR - 1899 - 1902

TAURANGA DISTRICT AND THE GREAT WAR (WORLD WAR ONE)

PIONEER BATTALION MAORI CONTINGENT - Tauranga and district men returning home - April 1919

BAY OF PLENTY ROLLS OF HONOUR

MOSTLY TE PUKE, MAKETU AND DISTRICT

EARLY EUROPEAN SETTLERS - TE PUKE AND MAKETU - 1880 - 1901

TE PUKE LAND OWNERS - from 1880

RESIDENTS OF MAKETU - as at September 1880.

TAURANGA WORKINGMEN'S LAND ASSOCIATION AND TE PUKE DEFERRED-PAYMENT SETTLERS - 1880.

(SOME) EARLY SETTLERS OF TE PUKE - 1880/84 - A list of early settlers of Te Puke 1880 to 1884. It is by no means complete.

SELECTION OF LAND BY TE PUKE SETTLERS - January 1881.

ELECTORAL ROLL - 1881 - Te Puke and Maketu.

FREEHOLDERS RETURNS - OCTOBER 1882 - Te Puke, Tauranga County.

FREEHOLDERS RETURNS - OCTOBER 1882 - 1881 Lady Jocelyn Passengers.

TE PUKE PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLL - 1883 to 1905 - Includes Parent or Guardian where given.

NO 2 ROAD HALL - Te Puke. Charter Signatories - c1883.

ELECTORAL ROLL - 1884 - Te Puke and Maketu.

SHEEP RETURNS - WHAKATANE AND TAURANGA COUNTIES - 1885 and 1886.

ELECTORAL ROLL - 1893 - Te Puke/Pongakawa/Maketu. The first electoral roll to include women.

SUBSCRIBERS TO THE TE PUKE MISSION HALL BUILDING FUND. - 1894.

TE PUKE GOLD MINING CLAIMS - 1895 - 1907.

THE TE PUKE GOLD MINING COMPANY SHAREHOLDERS - 1897.

TE PUKE GOLD REEFS LTD - 1898 - Shareholders of 1916

TE PUKE RATEPAYERS OF THE TAURANGA COUNTY COUNCIL - May 1898.

REQUISITION TO D J McEWEN FROM MAKETU RIDING RATEPAYERS - 1899.

SHEEP RETURNS 1900/1901 - Sheep returns for Te Puke and District as at 30 April 1900 and 1901.

EASTERN MAORI ELECTORAL ROLL

TE ARAWA - 1908.

TE ARAWA - 1919.

MAORI MEMBERS OF THE ARMED CONSTABULARY WITH A TE PUKE/ARAWA/BAY OF PLENTY CONNECTION

ARMED CONSTABULARY - 1866 - 1877.

POSTAL DIRECTORIES

AUCKLAND PROVINCIAL DIRECTORY - 1875/76 - Maketu.

AUCKLAND PROVINCIAL DIRECTORY - 1878 - Maketu.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1883/84 - Maketu.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1885/86 - Maketu.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1887/88 - Maketu.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1887/88 - Te Puke. Please note this is the first Wises Directory that Te Puke appears in.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1892/93 - Maketu.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1892/93 - Te Puke.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1894/5 - Te Puke/Maketu/Pongakawa.

AUCKLAND PROVINCIAL DIRECTORY - 1898 - Te Puke.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1900 - Te Puke.

AUCKLAND PROVINCIAL COUNTRY DIRECTORY - 1901 - Maketu.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1905 - Maketu.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1905 - Paengaroa.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1905 - Pongakawa.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1905 - Te Puke.

AUCKLAND PROVINCIAL COUNTRY DIRECTORY - 1910 - Maketu.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1911 - Maketu.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1911 - Paengaroa.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1911 - Papamoa.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1911 - Pongakawa.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1911 - Te Puke.

AUCKLAND PROVINCIAL COUNTRY DIRECTORY - 1915 - Maketu.

AUCKLAND PROVINCIAL COUNTRY DIRECTORY - 1915 - Te Puke.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1920 - Maketu.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1920 - Paengaroa.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1920 - Papamoa.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1920 - Pongakawa.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1920 - Te Puke.

RESIDENTS OF MUIR'S GOLD REEF, TE PUKE - 1924-1930.

AUCKLAND PROVINCIAL COUNTRY DIRECTORY - 1925 - Maketu.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1925 - Te Puke.

AUCKLAND PROVINCIAL COUNTRY DIRECTORY - 1930 - Te Puke.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1935 - Te Puke.

AUCKLAND PROVINCIAL COUNTRY DIRECTORY - 1935/36 - Te Puke.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1939 - Paengaroa.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1939 - Te Puke and Rural Delivery.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1947 - Maketu.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1947 - Paengaroa.

WISES NZPO DIRECTORY - 1947 - Te Puke and Rural Delivery.

AUCKLAND PROVINCIAL TOWNS DIRECTORY - 1950/51 - Te Puke and Rural Delivery.

TE PUKE AND DISTRICT - WHOS' WHO

TE PUKE WHOS' WHO - 1917.

TE PUKE WHOS' WHO - 1947.

TE PUKE WHOS' WHO - 1953.

TE PUKE WHOS' WHO - 1972.

TE PUKE RAILWAY LEAGUE - 1910

TE PUKE RAILWAY BANQUET - April 1910.

TE PUKE AND DISTRICT - MISCELLANEOUS

TE PUKE LAND SALES - May 1910.

TE PUKE - RED CROSS SUBSCRIBERS - 1918.

TE PUKE - ST JOHN AMBULANCE CERTIFICATES - 1962.

TE PUKE BLOOD DONORS - 1963.

TE PUKE AND DISTRICT - KNOWN VICTIMS OF THE INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC - OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, DECEMBER 1918

KNOWN TE PUKE VICTIMS

PROPOSED BAY OF PLENTY FREEZING WORKS - SHAREHOLDERS - SEPTEMBER 1915

TE PUKE SHAREHOLDERS

1945 SETTLERS REUNION - TE PUKE

SETTLERS REUNION - 15 November 1945.

TE PUKE BOROUGH FARM LAND OWNERS - 1947

FARM LAND LIST FOR THE BOROUGH OF TE PUKE - To come into force on the 1st April 1947.

TE PUKE AND DISTRICT PROBATES HELD AT NATIONAL ARCHIVES - 1875 - 1995

A - L
M - Z

TE PUKE CEMETERIES

TE PUKE OLD CEMETERY HEADSTONES - as at September 2003.

DEATH NOTICES

Mostly from Te Puke but also from other areas. There are over 1900 death notices here.

A - K

L - Z

TE PUKE ST JOHN THE BAPTIST ANGLICAN CHURCH

CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, TE PUKE - The Consecration Ceremony, List of Subscribers, Report of First Annual Meeting - 1901. An index to the names in the Consecration booklet.

SUBSCRIBERS TO THE CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST (ANGLICAN) BUILDING FUND, TE PUKE - 1901.

GOLDEN JUBILEE - Old identities who attended the Golden Jubilee in 1951.

ST JOHN THE BAPTIST ANGLICAN CHURCH - TE PUKE - Centennial 1901-2001. An index to the names in this history of St John the Baptist Anglican Church, Te Puke.

St John the Baptist Anglican Church MARRIAGES - 1901 - 1919.

St John the Baptist Anglican ChurchBURIALS - 1901-1945

TE PUKE MARRIAGES

TE PUKE TIMES WEDDINGS - Bride Order.

TE PUKE TIMES WEDDINGS - Groom Order.

St John the Baptist Anglican Church MARRIAGES - 1901 - 1919.

TE PUKE TIMES BIOGRAPHICAL ENTRIES

TE PUKE TIMES BIOGRAPHICAL ENTRIES. - other than weddings and obituaries/deaths.

TE PUKE TIMES OBITUARIES.

TE PUKE BIRTHS

SARAH MALYON - MIDWIFE - Records from Sarah Malyon's Private Hospital - 1906-1915.

BAY OF PLENTY TIMES - BIRTHS - A - K 1872 - 1910

BAY OF PLENTY TIMES - BIRTHS - L - Z 1872 - 1910

TE PUKE AGRICULTURAL & PASTORAL ASSOCIATION (INC.) MEMBERS

TE PUKE A & P MEMBERS - 1957.

TE PUKE A & P MEMBERS - 1966.

TE PUKE BRASS BAND

TE PUKE BRASS BAND - Sports Meeting Committee as at March 1907.

TE PUKE BRASS BAND - Sports Meeting Committee as at April 1908.

TE PUKE MEDICAL CLUB

TE PUKE MEDICAL CLUB - as at May 1906.

PAENGAROA-TE PUKE RACING CLUB

TE PUKE JOCKEY CLUB OFFICERS - as at 29 January 1906.

PAENGAROA-TE PUKE HACK CLUB AGM - as at 22 November 1918.

PAENGAROA-TE PUKE RACING CLUB OFFICERS - as at January 1931.

TE PUKE BACHELORS' BALL INVITATION

TE PUKE BACHELORS' BALL INVITATION - 1924.

TE PUKE SCOTTISH SOCIETY

TE PUKE SCOTTISH SOCIETY OFFICERS - Inaugral meeting - 1933.

NEW ZEALAND JERSEY CATTLE BREEDERS ASSOCIATION INC - TE PUKE AND DISTRICT MEMBERS

TE PUKE JERSEY CLUB MEMBERS - 1954.

PONGAKAWA SCHOOL CENTENNIAL - 1992

THOSE WHO ATTENDED THE PONGAKAWA SCHOOL CENTENNIAL - FEBRUARY 1992.

MAKETU SURF LIFESAVING CLUB

MAKETU SURF LIFESAVING CLUB MEMBERS - 1967.

LOWER KAITUNA

LOWER KAITUNA - a web site on the lower Kaituna River area of the Te Puke district. Linked.

TE PUKE LYCEUM CLUB

TE PUKE LYCEUM CLUB MEMBERS - 1977.

TE PUKE & DISTRICT HIGHLAND PIPE BAND

TE PUKE & DISTRICT HIGHLAND PIPE BAND - Inaugral Concert - September 1951.

TE PUKE DAIRY PRODUCE COMPANY LTD - TE PUKE - 1884 - 1888

TE PUKE DAIRY PRODUCE COMPANY LTD - Shareholders as at 14 November 1884.

TE PUKE CO-OPERATIVE DAIRY COMPANY LIMITED - TE PUKE - 1898 - 1902

TE PUKE CO-OPERATIVE DAIRY COMPANY LIMITED - Shareholders and suppliers from 1898 - 1902.

BAY OF PLENTY CO-OPERATIVE DAIRY ASSOCIATION LIMITED - TE PUKE - 1902 - 1986

BOP CO-OPERATIVE DAIRY ASSN LTD - Shareholders - 1902.

BOP CO-OPERATIVE DAIRY ASSN LTD - Shareholders - August 1910.

COMPANY DIRECTORS - 1902 - 1962.

TE PUKE POPULATION
Unfortunately in New Zealand the census forms were not kept but at least we have the results.

TE PUKE AND DISTRICT POPULATION STATISTICS - 1878 - 2006

TE PUKE MOUNTED RIFLES

TAURANGA MOUNTED RIFLES - Shooting Match - Tauranga V's Te Puke - 1902.

RIFLE MATCH AT TE PUKE - July 1903.

TE PUKE MOUNTED RIFLES - as at 04 April 1908.

TE PUKE AND TAURANGA AND THE SOUTH AFRICAN/BOER WAR

TE PUKE AND TAURANGA AND THE SOUTH AFRICAN/BOER WAR - 1899 - 1902

TE PUKE AND WORLD WAR ONE

TE PUKE ROLL OF HONOUR — World War One. This is a list of men that were killed during World War One from Te Puke and district. It has been compiled from the district war memorials, from NZEF Records, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission web site and a list that appeared in the Te Puke Times in 1925.

WORLD WAR ONE — The Men Of Te Puke and Districts Who Went To The Great War. This list was made by collating war memorials, school centennial books, CWGC and the NZEF embarkation rolls etc.

RESERVISTS — TE PUKE — 1916 - 1917 - These are men who were living in Te Puke and districts during 1916 and 1917 and were reservists for military duty.

HONOURS AND DECORATIONS DURING WORLD WAR ONE FOR MEN FROM TE PUKE AND DISTRICT

TE PUKE EX MEMBERS OF 1NZEF SUFFERING PERMANENT DISABILITY - c1920.

ROLLS OF HONOUR - Bay of Plenty - Names from Rolls of Honour in the Bay of Plenty region including Te Puke.

PIONEER BATTALION MAORI CONTINGENT - Tauranga and district men returning home - April 1919

TE PUKE AND WORLD WAR TWO

TE PUKE WAR MEMORIAL - World War Two.

CAIRO REUNION - TE PUKE SOLDIERS MEET - Thursday 2 September 1943.

WELCOME HOME TO THE TE PUKE SERVICEMEN - July 1947. A list of the returned servicemen (and one woman) from Te Puke, Manoeka and the four Roads at the wind up of the Te Puke Farewell and Welcome Home Committee.

OTAMARAKAU SCHOOL EX PUPILS - who served in World War Two.

PAENGAROA SCHOOL EX PUPILS - serving in the Armed Forces as at 1941.

WORLD WAR TWO BALLOTS - Te Puke and District men called up for service - 1940-1944.

TE PUKE HOME GUARD OFFICERS - as at February 1942.

WORLD WAR TWO HEADSTONES - TE PUKE OLD CEMETERY - as at April 2009.

SCHOOL ROLLS

KAIATE FALLS SCHOOL, UPPER PAPAMOA ROLL - 1961. The school closed in 1968.
MAKETU SCHOOL ROLL - 1884.
MAKETU SCHOOL ROLL - 1899.
MANGATOI SCHOOL ROLL - 1922-1937. The school closed in 1937.
MUIR'S REEF CLASS ROLLS - 1922, 1923, 1924, 1927
NGAWARO SCHOOL ROLLS - 1916, 1920, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930
OTAMARAKAU SCHOOL ROLL - 1916. First year pupils.
PAENGAROA SCHOOL ROLL - 9 July 1906 to 9 July 1916
PAENGAROA SCHOOL ROLL - 1916 to 1926
PAENGAROA SCHOOL ROLL - 1926 to 1936
PAENGAROA SCHOOL ROLL - 1936 to 1946
PAENGAROA SCHOOL ROLL - 1941 - by House
PAENGAROA SCHOOL ROLL - 1946 to 1956
PAPAMOA SCHOOL ROLL - 1904 - First Day Pupils
PAPAMOA SCHOOL PUPILS - who attended the 50th Jubilee - 1954.
PONGAKAWA SCHOOL ROLL - 1900.
PONGAKAWA VALLEY, ROTOEHU SCHOOL ROLL - First day pupils 1933. See also OLD FOREST SCHOOL
TE MATAI MAORI (NATIVE) SCHOOL ROLL - First day pupils 1 April 1887.
(LOWER)TE MATAI (ROAD) CLASS LIST - 7 May 1903.
(LOWER)TE MATAI (ROAD) SCHOOL - 12 December 1918.
(LOWER)TE MATAI (ROAD) SCHOOL - 3 December 1926.
TE PUKE DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL ROLL - First day pupils 20 February 1923.
TE PUKE DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL EXAMINATION PASSES - 1926.
TE PUKE HIGH SCHOOL ROLL - 1958.
TE PUKE HIGH SCHOOL ROLL - 1963
TE PUKE HIGH SCHOOL MERIT CERTIFICATES - Prizegiving - December 1963.
TE PUKE PASSES - SCHOOL CERTIFICATE - 1967
TE PUKE HIGH SCHOOL - SCHOOL CERTIFICATE RESULTS - 1968.
TE PUKE NO. 2 PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLLS - 1896, 1897, 1898 and 1900. This school was on No. 3 Road and closed in 1905.
TE PUKE NO. 2 ROAD PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLL - 1907 - 1925. This school was on No. 2 Road and closed in 1929.
TE PUKE NO. 2 ROAD PRIMARY SCHOOL from Inspectors Reports - 1920, 1924.
TE PUKE PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLL - First day pupils as at 24 September 1883. Te Puke Primary School was also known as Te Puke Main School and Te Puke No. 1 School.
TE PUKE PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLL - 1883 to 1905 - Also see above for full roll.
TE PUKE PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLL - 1905 to 1915.
TE PUKE PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLL - 1916 to 1922.
TE PUKE PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLL - 1922 to 1929.
TE PUKE PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLL - 1929 to 1934.
TE PUKE PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLL - 1934 to 1938.
TE PUKE PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLL - 1939 to 1942.
TE PUKE PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLL - 1943 to 1949.
TE PUKE PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLL - 1950 to 1957.
TE PUKE PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLL - 1958 to 1962.
TE PUKE PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLL - 1963 to 1966.
TE PUKE PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLL - 1967 to 1969.
TE PUKE PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLL - 1970 to 1975.
TE PUKE PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLL - 1976 to 1980.
TE PUKE PRIMARY SCHOOL ROLL - 1981 to 1983.

TEACHING STAFF

TE PUKE CENTENNIAL 1981

CELEBRATING 125 YEARS OF TE PUKE - 2006

TE PUKE AND DISTRICT BIBLIOGRAPHY - IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

THE FALL OF TE TUMU PA, NEAR MAKETU, BAY OF PLENTY - 9 May 1836 - by S Percy Smith. Journal of the Polynesian Society - Extract from Vol. XXXII. No. 3.

CYCLOPEDIA OF NEW ZEALAND - TE PUKE.. An index to the names in the Cyclopedia of New Zealand - Te Puke section - 1901.

CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, TE PUKE - The Consecration Ceremony, List of Subscribers, Report of First Annual Meeting - 1901. An index to the names in the Consecration booklet.

TE PUKE (PRIMARY)SCHOOL - 50th Jubilee - 1933. An index to the names in this 50th jubilee booklet.

HISTORIC MAKETU - by Enid Tapsell 1940.

EARLY PONGAKAWA - by J N Blaymires 1952. An index to the names in this history of Pongakawa, Te Puke.

KAIATE FALLS SCHOOL - Jubilee Booklet. An index to the names in the history of the Papamoa No 2 School/Upper Papamoa School/Kaiate Falls School - 1954.

PAENGAROA - THEN AND NOW - Golden Jubilee of the Paengaroa School 1906 - 1956 - by Roy McKenzie 1956. An index to the names in this history of Paengaroa School and district, Te Puke.

TE PUKE A & P ASSOCIATION. An index to the names in the 50th Jubilee of the Te Puke Agricultural and Pastoral Association - 1957.

TE PUKE (PRIMARY)SCHOOL - 75th Jubilee - 1958. An index to the names in this 75th jubilee booklet.

BAY OF PLENTY CO-OPERATIVE DAIRY ASSOCIATION LIMITED - Te Puke - Diamond Jubilee 1902 - 1962. An index to the names in this 60th Jubilee booklet.

TE PUKE METHODIST CHURCH - Official Opening and Dedication - 2 May 1964.

PUKEHINA MAORI SCHOOL - 50th Jubilee 1914 - 1964. An index to the names in this history of Pukehina Maori School, Te Puke.

OTAMARAKAU SCHOOL - GOLDEN JUBILEE - 1916 - 1966 - By Josephine W Mortensen.

SEVENTY FIVE YEARS LATER - A History of the Pongakawa School by J N Blaymires 1967. An index to the names in this history of Pongakawa, Te Puke.

ST ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH - TE PUKE - Building Over The Years - 1911 - 1967. An index to the names in this booklet.

ST THOMAS'S CHURCH MAKETU CENTENNIAL - August 1968. An index to the names in this centennial history.

THE STORY OF TE PUKE - by Selwyn G Taylor 1969. An index to the names in this history of Te Puke and district.

TE MATAI MAORI SCHOOL - 82nd Anniversary Celebrations 1969. An index to the names in this history of Te Matai (Waitangi) Maori School, Te Puke.

FACTS AND REMINISCENCES OF PONGAKAWA VALLEY - By Hilda McLeod - May 1970. An index to the names in this memoir.

ST JOHN THE BAPTIST ANGLICAN CHURCH - 75th Jubilee - 1976. An index to the names in this 75th Jubilee booklet.

TE PUKE LYCEUM CLUB - 1927 - 1977 - by Ena Gibbons. An index to the names in this 50th Jubilee history of Te Puke Lyceum Club.

A HISTORY OF TAURANGA COUNTY - by Evelyn Stokes - 1980. An index to the names in this history of the Bay of Plenty (including Te Puke and district).

NOW AND THEN - Te Puke 100 years - 1881 - 1981. An index to the names in this mainly pictorial history of Te Puke.

PAENGAROA SCHOOL - 75th Jubilee 1906- 1981. An index to the names in this history of Paengaroa School and district, Te Puke.

RANGIURU - An index to this short history of the district by Don Vercoe, 1982.

TE PUKE RUGBY SUB-UNION 75TH JUBILEE - 1907 - 1982 - by Allan Spratt. An index to the names in this jubilee booklet.

BAY OF PLENTY CO-OPERATIVE DAIRY ASSOCIATION LTD - 80th Jubilee 1902 - 1982. An index to the names in this history of the Bay of Plenty (including Te Puke) Co-operative Dairy Association.

FAIRHAVEN SCHOOL - 25th Jubilee - 1957 - 1982. An index to the names in this 25th Jubilee booklet.

ROTOEHU SCHOOL, PONGAKAWA VALLEY - 1933 - 1983. By Phyllis Potter. An index to the names in this Jubilee booklet.

TE PUKE PRIMARY SCHOOL - 1883 - 1983 - by Lesley Ann Malcolm 1983. An index to the names in this centennial history of Te Puke Primary School. School rolls indexed seperately.

DOUBLE TAPESTRY - Monica B Hollaway (Te Puke 1985 - Tauranga Moana Press ISBN 0-908705-06-9) - Mrs Hollaway's reminisces of Maketu and St Thomas's Anglican Church - 1940s-1980s.

TE PUKE GOLF CLUB JUBILEE - 25/26/27 April 1986. An index to the names in this 50th Jubilee history.

MANGATOI REVISITED - by Lis McCarroll 1990. An index to the names in this history of Mangatoi, Te Puke.

HISTORY OF PAPAMOA - 1890 - 1990 - Papamoa Country Womens Institute 1990. An index to the names in this history of Papamoa, Te Puke.

OTAMARAKAU SCHOOL 1916 - 1991 - 75th Jubilee. By David Blennerhassett.

TALES OF TE MATAI AND TE RANGA - The History of a Rural Community c1991. An index to the names in this history of Te Matai and Te Ranga, Te Puke.

100 AND COUNTING - PONGAKAWA SCHOOL 1892 - 1992 - A History of Pongakawa School and District by Cedric Blaymires 1993. Yet to be indexed.

THE PIONEER WOMEN OF TE PUKE - "Getting it Made" - edited by G E Brittain. Undated. An index to the names in this booklet of pioneer women of Te Puke and district.

PONGAKAWA PIONEERS - from Patiti to Equine 1910 - 1994 - by Phyllis Potter 1995. This privately published book is under copyright restriction. However surnames mentioned are BEAR, BILLINGS, BROWN, CAWTE, CHRISTOPHERS, CROPP, DRABBLE, DWYER, GIBBONS, HAMILL, HIKA, HORN, HOWIE, JENSEN, LEE, LONGLEY, MacFARLANE, MUNRO, POTTER, PURSLEY, TUNNICLIFFE, ULMKE, VINGOE, WATSON. Copies are held at many libraries in New Zealand.

RANGIURU (TE PUKE)SPORTS CLUB CENTENNIAL - c1996 - by F Latimer. Yet to be indexed.

THE FIRST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF BAYPAK - 1971 - 1996 - An index to the names mentioned in this book.

HEREFORD PARK AND BILLINGS BLOCK - by Helen Scott 1997. An index to the names in the history of Hereford Park and the Billings Block, Te Puke.

ROYDON DOWNS - RETURNED SERVICEMEN SETTLERS - 1955, 1956, 1957 - by Joan Hood 1998. An index to the names in this history of the Roydon Downs Farm Settlement, Te Puke.

PAPAMOA VOLUNTEER FIRE BRIGADE - 25TH ANNIVERSARY - 1973 - 1998. A list of the members of the Papamoa Volunteer Fire Brigade from this 25th Anniversary booklet.

TE PUKE HIGH SCHOOL - 1923 - 1998 - by J P (Jack) Gemming. An index to the names in this 75th Jubilee history of Te Puke High School.

TE PUKE HIGH SCHOOL - 1923 - 1998. An index to the names in this 75th Jubilee Information Booklet.

AWAY I WENT - by Sydney James Hastie - 1999. An index to the Te Puke names in this privately published memoir.

MASONIC LODGE TE PUKE No. 261 - 75TH ANNIVERSARY HISTORY - 1924 - 1999. - An index to the names in this history of the Masonic Lodge in Te Puke.

ROYDON DOWNS 1964 - by Geoff Brann c2000. An index to the names in this history of the Roydon Downs Farm Settlement, Te Puke.

BORN TO FLY - by Vernon Benner - 2000. An index to the Te Puke names in this privately published memoir.

ST JOHN THE BAPTIST ANGLICAN CHURCH - TE PUKE - Centennial 1901-2001. An index to the names in this history of St John the Baptist Anglican Church, Te Puke.

PAPAMOA SCHOOL CENTENNIAL - 1904 - 2004 - Ruth J Warner 2004. An index to the names in this history of Papamoa Primary School.

TE PUKE ROTARY CLUB 50 YEARS - 1954 - 2004 - An index to the names in this history of the Te Puke Rotary Club.

THE NGAWARO REGIONAL HISTORICAL REVIEW - by Jim Pendergrast 2005. An index to the names in this area history.

100 YEARS OF HISTORY - TE PUKE AGRICULTURAL & PASTORAL ASSOCIATION - by John and Patricia Jensen 2006. An index to the names in this centennial book.

TE PUKE - NGA TANGATA ME NGA WAHI - PEOPLE AND PLACES
- by Christine Clement, Lynne Robertson and Maree Lewis 2007.
SURNAME INDEX
A - L
M - Z
INDEX - EXCLUDING BIOGRAPHICAL
INDEX

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS - TE PUKE CONTRACT BRIDGE CLUB (INC) - OUR HISTORY - 1959 - 2009 - An index to the names in this booklet.

THE PIONEERS, SETTLERS AND FAMILIES OF TE PUKE AND DISTRICT (1830-1909)
- by Christine Clement 2012.
FAMILIES INCLUDED

TE MATAI - 125th ANNIVERSARY BOOKLET (Originally Te Matai Native School

TE PUKE CRICKET CLUB - 125th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION - 2012

NO 2 ROAD HALL AND DISTRICT - TE PUKE - Compiled by Peg Cummins from material supplied by Jim Pendergrast (2012).

FROM FLAX TO FRUIT - TE PUKE VOLUNTEER FIRE BRIGADE - 100 Years of Community Service 1913 - 2013 - by Dale Lindsay.

TE PUKE WORLD WAR ONE MEMORIAL - NAMES INCLUDED - 2013 - by Christine Clement.

TE PUKE SPORTS AND RECREATION CLUB ANNIVERSARY BOOK - 2014 - by Rick Hannay.

TE PUKE FLAXMILLS - 2017 - by Richard Hart, Papamoa, Bay of Plenty, NZ.  August 2017
ISBN 978-0-473-38975-8  

This book is about entrepreneur risk-takers, the strategically sited mills, labourers who hand cut the flax leaf, the cart, punt and barge operators, the human cost of high and no demand market for fibre, mills being burnt to the ground, and the unforgotten rampaging and terrifying swamp fires razing 1000's of acres of plantation flax. “Te Puke Flaxmills” introduces the reader to the early and local New Zealand flax industry thoroughly researched by the late Alister Matheson (2011) of Tauranga.
It carefully and  factually documents every known flaxmill in the Western Bay of Plenty, the first being erected near the then proposed coastal main road to Whakatane at Little Waihi Estuary, near the estuarine Pongakawa river crossing to Pukehina Spit.
Each mill is described meticulously as possible, giving motive power whether oil, coal or water driven, the type of machinery when known, the time each mill started, documents the various and colourful owners, and inserts mill stories good and bad through to each individual mill being shut down. Early fibre exports up to 1886 from elsewhere in NZ was hard won hand-dressed fibre processed by Maori and European, the fibre being exported to Australia and Britain for minor rope making and cordage. The seemingly sudden introduction of mechanised flax processing starting with ever improving and dangerous high revving leaf stripping machines driven from steam boilers and water turbines that boosted production 250 fold countrywide. Local mills sprung up and soon scows and oil launches on the Kaituna and heavy wagons were busy transporting bales of fibre by sea and boggy road to Tauranga for export to London. By 1912 the Mt Maunganui rail line had reached Atuaroa, and so began the transportation of bales by rail to Mount Maunganui Wharf.
Dairy farming and kiwifruit orchards now occupy the two Te Puke swamps totalling 50sq miles within which is a single Kaituna wildlife and swamp reserve 'rescued' by local Ray Bushell and a few other acclimatisation enthusiasts many years ago. This remaining entrapped piece of nearly 800 acres of swampland quite near to the new motorway is the single representative for flooded swamp lands that once stretched from Papamoa West to fingers of swamp near Otamarakau.
As the flaxmills are now consigned to history and not to return, this book is the now 'our' public record kindly finalised by Richard Hart celebrating the flax contribution to the local economy and landscape. Within the book will be found a fine full colour map showing mill locations, the intention being that the curious may visit sites and ponder what used to be. [Colin Adams]

THAMES GOLDMINERS INDEX

THAMES GOLD MINERS - Kae Lewis's site includes a database of 5700 people who registered gold mining claims in the Thames area. Since many miners migrated from one gold mining area to another, miners who came to Muir's Reef goldmine at Te Puke may be mentioned. If you find any can you please let me know.

THE KIWIFRUIT INDUSTRY

KIWI FRUIT QUEEN CONTEST WINNERS - The Kiwifruit festival has been held every year since 1978.

KIWIFRUIT INDUSTRY HISTORY - The beginings of the Kiwifruit industry in New Zealand by Christine Clement.

THE KIWIFRUIT STORY by David Yerex and Westbrook Haines - 1983. An index to the names in this history of the kiwifruit industry in New Zealand.

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS - The NZ Kiwifruit Industry - 1904-2004. An index to the names in this history of the kiwifruit industry in New Zealand. Published February 2004.

WEATHER STATISTICS

WEATHER AVERAGES - Te Puke and District.

ONLINE WEATHER STATION - Te Puke.

TE PUKE AND DISTRICT SCHOOL WEB PAGES

ABOUT TE PUKE

ABOUT TE PUKE — Visit our town web page

PHOTOS OF TE PUKE AND THE WESTERN BAY OF PLENTY

WBOPDC SITE

TE PUKE AND DISTRICT HERITAGE INVENTORY

TE PUKE SQUASH CLUB HISTORY



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