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* NZine * - Preserving Treasures Of The Past - 9 - Hawera - A Town That Treasures Its Past And Is Vital Today - New Zealand Travel, Hawera, Taranaki, North Island, New Zealand, Dairy Farming, Historic Buildings, Hawera Water Tower. Preserving Treasures Of The Past - 9Hawera - A Town That Treasures Its Past And Is Vital TodayDorothy - 11/8/00 I once would have defined Hawera as the South Taranaki town you drive through where State Highway 3 turns inland to the east of Mt Taranaki/Egmont between Wanganui and New Plymouth. That was before we visited there. This town has places well worth a visit as you find out when you allow yourself time to look around. History of the area The land around Hawera was a subtropical rain-forest until some four hundred years ago human settlers burnt off the bush near the coast to hunt the moa and establish gardens. A Wesleyan mission station was established in the area at Heretoa in the early 1840s.
Hour of Code Minecraft Hour of Code Grades 2+ | Blocks Moana: Wayfinding with Code Make a Flappy game Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code iwonderweather On 21 August in 1861, Dr. Charles Knight was appointed as the first Director of Meteorological Stations in New Zealand. This appointment marked the founding of the New Zealand Meteorological Service – the country’s oldest continuous scientific institution - with the aim of producing consistent climatic data for the whole colony by means of observatories in each province. This was followed by amalgamation with the Marine Department's storm warning service for shipping, and approval of the first official system of forecasting in 1879. In 2011 MetService celebrated 150 years of existence.
Hawera Memorial Arch - War Memorials WWI and WWII in Taranaki - Kete New Plymouth Topic: Hawera Memorial Arch Topic type: Princes Street, Hawera Hawera War Memorial The Hawera Memorial Arch is a large monument to the fallen of the World Wars I & II. Situated at the South Taranaki RSA on Princes Street, the arch is one of the more prominent monuments in the Taranaki region. DOGO News New Zealand Geographic
TARANAKI REDOUBTS, 1879–81 Mr. James Robson, of Wellington (late of “Whitiora,” Stratford), who is a pioneer of sawmilling in the Upper Hutt Valley and in Taranaki, thus describes the later critical period on the Taranaki frontier and the building of the redoubt at Normanby settlement:— “I started the first sawmill at Ketemarae soon after the close of Titokowaru's war. We built the mill about a mile and a half from the present site of Normanby Township, or Matariki, as it was known by the natives; the large Maori kainga of Ketemarae was about a mile from the page 516 present township. We supplied the timber for many places about Ketemarae and on the Waimate Plains, and amongst them was the Manaia Redoubt.
Turuturumōkai NZ Wars memorial This memorial stands on the remains of Turuturumōkai Redoubt. It is located off Turuturu Road, immediately east of Tāwhiti Stream, 2 km north-east of the south Taranaki town of Hāwera. The Turuturumōkai memorial records the dramatic events of 12 July 1868. Concrete Water Tower Albion Street And High Street, Hawera List Entry Information List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Historic Place Category 1 List Number 143 Date Entered 21st September 1989 Locationopen/close
IPENZ Engineering Heritage Category Engineering Work (eg road, bridge, sawmill, dam) Description This reinforced concrete water tower was completed in early 1914 to provide adequate water pressure for fire fighting. The designer was the Borough Engineer, J C Cameron and the consultant was S T Silver. It was built by day labour under the supervision of the Assistant Borough Engineer, C P Cameron.