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WW1 Samuel Francis Jonkers (11048) and Sons Edward and Cyril

Samuel Francis Jonkers (11048) of 32 Green Lane Remuera was killed in action on 1 October 1916, 47 years of age at the Battle of the Somme.

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WW1 Leonard Richard Grimwade and Edward Norman Grimwade

Leonard Grimwade obtained the rank of Sergeant in the territorial forces with the 16th Regiment of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club.

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Remuera Railway Station — Tyer Train Tablet Apparatus

The Remuera railway station had two pieces of Tyer Tablet apparatus.

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WW1 Thomas Harry Kinder and John William Kinder

Thomas Henry (Harry) Kinder (British Army) was the second son of prominent Aucklander, Harry Allen Kinder.

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Remuera Shops

View a collection of historical photos of the shops in Remuera.

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WW1 Lance Corporal Malcolm Innes Finlayson (12/2433)

Malcolm Innes Finlayson (13/2433), (1885 – 1916), was born on 1 July 1885.

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WW1 Gunner Robert Roderick Creighton Corbett McFarland 12811

Robert Roderick Creighton (Crighton or Crichton) Corbett McFarland (known as Roddy), born in Hawera on the 18 September 1895.

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Remuera Fire Station and the Village Green

The area currently known as The Village Green was originally a works depot for the Remuera Road Board, and later for the Auckland City Council.

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WW1 Sergeant William Dobson Eggleston (25993)

William Dobson Eggleston was born 19 March 1887 in Sunderland, England, the elder son of Mrs Jane Cole Eggleston.

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WW1 Private Robert William Gray (49705)

Robert William Gray was born on the 10 June 1895 in Cambridge to Elizabeth and William Gray.

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Heritage Story Map tour of Remuera

Take a heritage walk through the Remuera shops, starting at St Aidan's Church through the town centre to King's School. 

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Wilson’s Beach and Jetty

Wilson’s Jetty is located on Wilson’s Beach at the northern end of Victoria Avenue.

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Purewa – Mrs Constance Duthie

Constance Duthie was the founder and first principal of Corran School in Remuera in 1952.

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Purewa — Reuben Charles Porter

Reuben and Harold were born in New Zealand; Reuben in Rolleston St, Thames on September 20th 1886.

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Remuera Railway Station

View a collection of historical photos of the Remuera Railway Station.

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Remuera Aerial Photos

View a collection of aerial photos of Remuera.

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Remuera Trams

Remuera is an example of the commercial & community centre of one of Auckland’s traditional tram suburbs.

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Geography Project

Hilary Monteith was a pupil at Epsom Girls Grammar in 1956 when she completed a geography project on Remuera.

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Purewa — Thomas Henry Ah Chee

Thomas Henry (Tom) Ah Chee (1928-2000) opened the first supermarket in New Zealand or Australia in 1958.

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Tudor Theatre

The Tudor theatre opened in June 1926, at 333 Remuera Rd, owned by Fuller Hayward Theatres Corporation and F.G. Mumford.

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WW1 Purewa – John Robert Burgin, Chaplain Major (Clerk in Holy Orders) 18/29

John Robert Burgin was born on 10th October 1869 at Long Bennington, near Grantham, Lincolnshire, England.

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Purewa – Chhota Jivanji 1896-1921

Chhota Jivanj was born in 1896 in Satem, Bombay (Mumbai).

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WW1 Charlotte Dinneen YMCA and YWCA

Charlotte Kate Dalton Dinneen was the second of six children of Michael Dalton and Mary Victoria Dinneen.

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