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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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Purewa – Amelia and Charles Haszard

Amelia Jane Haszard was born on Prince Edward Island, Canada in 1843 and came to New Zealand in 1859 with her parents.

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WW1 Private John Leslie Hartland (Service number 56592)

John Leslie Hartland was born in Christchurch on the 1 August 1890.

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Early Remuera

View a collection of historical photos of early Remuera.

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Interview with Hal Lawry of Remuera

Hal Lawry lived in Remuera from 1938 to 1951 at 456 Remuera Road.

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St Kentigern to Sell Remuera Road campus, the Former Corran School

St Kentigern plans to sell the Remuera Road campus.

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WW1 Sister Elsie Mary Emily Cooke ARRC 22/53

Elsie Cooke was one of 10 children born to Marion Elizabeth (nee Purchas) and Charles Edward Cooke.

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Michael Horwood 1934 – 2018

Long-term Remuera resident Michael Horwood passed away on 14 December 2018 at the age of 84.

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WW1 Captain Colin Addison Dickeson M.C. 24/2128

Colin Addison Dickeson (24/2128) was born on 20 March 1888 in Kaikohe, Northland.

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WW1 Second Lieutenant Alan (Allan) Douglas Gibb Dawson (New Zealand Territorial Force 13/46, Australian Imperial Force (AIF) B 2455)

Alan (Allan) Douglas Gibb Dawson (New Zealand Territorial Force 13/46, Australian Imperial Force (AIF) B 2455) was born on 18 August 1891 in Sydney.

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