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Pae Korokī - Archive Collections
The Elms Foundation Archives
A selection from the archives of the The Elms | Te Papa Tauranga, including correspondence, journals, photographs and objects.
Pottery Collection formerly in old Tauranga Library
Pottery collection comprising of items from the offices of Sue Pharo and Chris Worth.
Records relating to Richard Gill
This collection of papers comprises: certificates and letters of appointment to Native Land Court, and a newspaper account of the massacre at Opepe.
Unpublished manuscript by Lieutenant Colonel Charles Haslock
Unpublished manuscript for book on the history of New Zealand, from the coming of the Māori to the defeat of Te Kooti.
Bay of Plenty Symphonia
Concert programmes and publicity, photographs, audio and footage, minutes, newsletters and correspondence covering the years of the Tauranga Concert Orchestra, its incorporation as the Tauranga O...
Home Guard New Zealand, Tauranga branch, records
Collection comprises minutes and instructional material.
Papers of George Brier
Three notebooks containing George Brier's recollections of time spent serving for the 68th Durham Light Infantry in New Zealand between May 1864 and September 1866, and Infantry Account book.
Papers of Harold Willey Hudson
Records relating to Harold Willey Hudson's experiences while employed, by Henderson and Macfarlane Ltd., to take possession of Jarvis Island.
Papers relating to Waihī School of Mines and Waikino School of Mines
Notes taken by Joe Killey while studying at the Waihi School of Mines and a reminiscence of his time working at the Waikino battery.
Outward letter book of the Tauranga Survey Office, 1866-1868
Copies of letters sent to and from the District Surveyors Office in Tauranga between 1866 and 1868.
Second World War memoirs of David Barton
David (Don) Barton left Auckland in 1940 as a private and returned in 1945 as a sergeant in the 7th New Zealand Anti-Tank Regiment. His memoirs are a rich resource for researchers wanting to lear...
Diaries of Thomas Lochhead
The diaries of a Te Puna farmer who took an active part in community life. Lochhead served as: president of the Tauranga branch of the Farmers' Union; chairman of the Tauranga Co-operative Dairy ...
Log books of "H. M. Schooner Gunboat Caroline" and "H. M. Colonial Steam Gunboat Sandfly"
Two log books created by Hannibal Marks: log for the gunboat "Caroline", dated 7 June 1861-13 June 1862, and journal of the Caroline, dated between between 1862 and c. 1863, and the "Sandfly", da...
Records of Tauranga Mechanics' Institute and Tauranga Public Library
Records created by libraries in Tauranga between 1871 and 1989.
Records compiled by Mann & Company and Guinness Brothers Limited at No. 1 The Strand, Tauranga.
Correspondence, papers and photos, mainly relating to building and licensing Mann and Co's bonded warehouse 1882-1883, and to purchase by Guinness Brothers 1908.
Tauranga Country Women's Institute
Records created by Hairini-Welcome Bay, Hairini-Tauranga South and Tauranga South Women's Institutes in Tauranga between 1932-2002.
Gellibrand and Crapp family papers
The papers of the Gellibrand and Crapp families who lived in Ōmokoroa during the late 19th century.
Horatio Gordon Robley's (1840-1930) correspondence with John Cuthbert Adams (1854-1932)
Scraps of letters: correspondence with John Cuthbert Adams, notes from book by J. Featon, sketches (including moko designs, plan of Tauranga pā). Robley was a remarkably prolific correspondent....
Turner and Buddle papers
Established in 1881, Turner and Buddle were auctioneers and stock and station, the collection comprises miscellaneous papers relating to land deals and other transactions, including the alienatio...
Ledger of Dr Frederick William Armitage
Ledger of Dr Frederick William Armitage - a surgeon of Tauranga from 1882-1884.
Diaries of Arnold Henfrey Watson
A collection of diaries created by Arnold Henfrey Watson: a Pongakawa farmer who was drafted into the 15th New Zealand Company of the Imperial Camel Corps during the First World War. Having a kee...
Tauranga Borough Water Supply - select reports and correspondence
Tauranga Water Supply documents including a report, recommendations to a Committee of the Tauranga Borough Council, and correspondence relating to the design, engineering and supplies for a town ...
Photos of intersections at Ōmokoroa Station Road and Barrett Road, and at Te Puna Road and Minden Road
Photographs of the State Highway 2 intersections.
Pukehina Country Women's Institute records
Pukehina Country Women's Institute minute books from 1937 through to 1983, and hand-embroidered banner.
Tauranga Borough Council rate books, valuation rolls and related material
This set of volumes records Tauranga Borough Council rate intake between 1901 and 1970.
Tauranga COVID-19 Archive
Soon after New Zealand went into "lockdown" on 24 March 2020, Tauranga City Libraries put a callout online asking the community to collect material relating to the pandemic and encouraging them t...