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Remuera Children’s Home

In 1893 a home for destitute children was founded by the congregation of the former Union Free Church...

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WW1 Henry John Innes Walker

More than a century after his death on the Western Front in WW1, the remains of Henry John Innes Walker have been found and identified.

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Auckland Unitary Plan August 2016 – Risk to Remuera Historic Heritage

The eastern suburbs have seen significant removal of the single house zone to be replaced with the increased density of...

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New Developments in the Remuera Shops

Meanwhile development is underway on the old Browns site at 411-413 Remuera Rd. 

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WW1 Battle of the Somme — Corporal Robert Henry Whitnall Armiger

Robert Armiger was the son of Robert and Emma Armiger of Ponsonby and attended Auckland Grammar School from 1911.

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WW1 Battle of the Somme — Captain Geoffrey Clifford Wilson Armstrong

Geoffrey Armstrong enlisted in July 1915 as a lieutenant in the Auckland Infantry Battalion.

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WW1 Battle of the Somme — Lieutenant Gavin Douglas Alexander DCM 4/513

Gavin Alexander was born on the 14 March 1893 and lived at Clover Nook Rd, Epsom.

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Battle of the Somme Talk by Herb Farrant

It was on the Somme that the majority of New Zealanders were killed or wounded during the First World War.

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L.J. Keys

The single storey building on the south-eastern corner of Remuera Rd and Clonbern Rd.

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The Old Remuera Post Office

The old Remuera Post Office, built in 1914, is a historic landmark building.

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Henry Choyce

The Choyce family can be traced back to William Choyce.

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Bryan Haggitt New Zealand Cricket Volunteer of the Year

Bryan Haggitt has been recognised at the New Zealand Cricket Awards as Volunteer of the Year 2015/16.

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Heritage Plaques for Remuera

The Remuera Business Association is adding heritage plaques to buildings in the Remuera shops.

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WW1 Matron Cora Beattie Anderson

Cora Beattie Anderson of Remuera had a distinguished war record as a nurse during World War One after she had survived a major shipwreck. 

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Bank of New Zealand Remuera

The Bank of New Zealand first opened in Remuera in 1929 in Skelton’s Building at 339-345 Remuera Road. 

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Early History of Remuera

Long before the Europeans arrived, Remu-wera was probably the Maori name of an area near Mt Hobson.

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End of the Gallipoli Campaign

Between May and December 1915 a number of Remuera men fought and perished at Gallipoli.

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Remuera Returned Soldiers Social Club 1932-2002

The Remuera Returned Soldiers Social Club was founded in 1932 by Sir George Richardson.

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Cotter House

The story of Cotter House begins in 1847 with an enterprising English colonist named Joseph Newman who came to New Zealand in 1840. 

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Demolition of Hanna Block at King’s School

The demolition of the Hanna Block at King's School in Remuera is going ahead, following a decision by the council's...

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Obituary David Roy Simmons MBE

David Simmons, Remuera resident and a distinguished New Zealand scholar and author. 

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WW1 Arthur Gordon Ballantine

Arthur Gordon Ballantine was born in 1892 in Auckland.

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WW1 Private James John Parker 12/213

Private James John Parker was born on 27 June 1894 in Brooklyn, New York City.

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