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WW1 John Owen (12/3119) Military Medal

John Owen was awarded the 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal and the Military Medal.

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WW1 Neil Alfred Haworth Smart (88009)

Neil Alfred Haworth Smart was balloted for military service and enlisted on 12 February 1918 and was sent for military training at Featherston Camp.

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WW1 Arthur Alexander Ramsay (89500)

Arthur Ramsay was sent for training to Featherston Camp. He is remembered on the Roll of Honour, St Luke’s Church, Remuera.

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WW1 Cecil James Cunningham Marshall (89710)

Cecil Marshall is remembered on the Auckland Grammar School War Memorial Roll of Honour, and College Rifles Rugby Union Football and Sports Club, Remuera.

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WW1 Francis Edward Ryan (70344)

Francis Edward Ryan was 37 years of age when he enlisted on 28 November 1917 as a Private in the New Zealand Rifle Brigade.

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WW1 Archibald Clement Mitchell (8/3360)

Archibald Clement Mitchell and this brother Arthur Alfred John Mitchell served during WW1. Archibald is remembered on the St Luke’s Church, Remuera, Honours Board.

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Anzac Day 2020 with Remuera Heritage

In these extraordinary Covid-19 days there will be no parades or services on the 25th of April 2020, Anzac Day. Remuera Heritage through its online storytelling is keeping the Anzac spirit alive.

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WW1 Cyril William Trew Marsack (25/891) and Charles Croft Marsack (WWI 24/657, WWII 38625)

The Marsack family involvement in war spans six generations, dating from the Peninsular Wars of the early nineteenth century to post-WW2 disturbances in the Middle East

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Glenesk, 164 Remuera Road

Glenesk was another of the early large houses of Remuera demolished in the mid-1980s to make way for more intensive housing.

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WW1 Robert Johnston Leitch (90765) and William Joseph Leitch (37118)

The Leitch brothers of Remuera have been commemorated in the Remuera Primary School Memorial Gates for their Service in the Great War.

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From Remuera with Love – Postcards

A collection of postcards showcasing Remuera from the late nineteen century into the twentieth.

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Heritage Under Threat in Remuera

There has been a lot of neighbourhood activity recently around a proposed development at 78 Orakei Road, where a reported 172 year old house is to be demolished to make way for 19 townhouses.

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Vinebank

Vinebank (aka Vine Bank) was a large 10 roomed house on the shore of the Orakei Basin. It’s not known when it was built but its most well-known owner was Frederick Charles Richardson (1852–1918).

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Share Your Experience of the COVID-19 Lockdown

Add to Remuera's story. Share with us how life in Remuera has changed, since the Covid-19 lockdown.

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St Anns, 43 Arney Road, Remuera

St Anns was designed by architect Benjamin Charles Chilwell (1879-1950), and built in 1914 for Charles Issac Nathan (1881-1961).

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The First

The First provides insight into Remuera’s Walsh Brothers, Leo, Vivian and their sisters Doreen and Veronica, and other Edwardian pioneering men and women of Remuera.

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The Butler House, 3 Otahuri Crescent, Greenlane

On 23 August 2019 Valerie Muir talked about the history of her arts and craft house and how she went about getting it heritage listed by Auckland Council.

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WW2 Sub Lieutenant Ian Lewis Ruxton Wilson (NZD2645)

Ian Lewis Ruxton Wilson, of 112 Remuera Road, was killed in WW2 action on 1 May 1944. Auckland Museum's Online Cenotaph has helped his family trace his final resting place.

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Ann Gluckman in Conversation with Deb Levy Friedler

Postponed owing to COVID-19 virus. New date to be notified.

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Calling William Henning’s Descendants

We are holding a Memorial Plaque or “Dead Man’s Penny” for William Henning which was issued after the First World War.

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2019 Auckland Heritage Festival – Wilson’s Beach and Jetty by Bruce Renshaw

Bruce Renshaw's interest in Wilson’s Beach and jetty goes back to the 1950’s as a child living at the bottom of Victoria Avenue.

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RMS Remuera

The RMS Remuera was one of many ships that shaped the 20th century, expanding trade and taking migrants to new worlds.

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Aeroplane Days of Edwardian New Zealand

Thursday 12 March 2020, at 6.30pm. Remuera Library

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Restoration of Kaiserbahnhof

On Sunday 16 February 2020 Peter Macky spoke to a full-house at Remuera Railway Station on the restoration of the historic Kaiserbahnhof in Halbe, about 40 km southeast of Berlin.

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