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Citizen Memorials
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Many people have left a significant impact on a community, friends, and loved ones to have had a permanent memorial erected in their honour. This category is dedicated to those places around the world where you find a memorial of some kind.
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Image for William Gilbert Rees — Queenstown, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsWilliam Gilbert Rees — Queenstown, New Zealand

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Considered to be the founder of Queenstown, William Gilbert Rees is well honoured this resort community

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/21/2010

last visited: 4/8/2013

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Citizen MemorialsHaki Te Kura — Queenstown, New Zealand

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Honouring a member of the Ngati Mamoe who swam across Lake Wakatipu

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/22/2010

last visited: 2/9/2013

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Citizen MemorialsBruce Grant — Queenstown, New Zealand

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Olympic skier, mountaineering great, extreme sportsman and extraordinary individual.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/21/2010

last visited: 10/24/2012

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Citizen MemorialsWilliam Gilbert Rees — Queenstown, New Zealand

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Considered to be the founder of Queenstown in 1860

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/21/2010

last visited: 10/23/2012

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Citizen MemorialsTim Ling - Queenstown, New Zealand

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This memorial consists of four plaques in memory of Tim Ling, a great friend who passed away well before his time.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member alwayssixthereare

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/13/2014

last visited: never

Image for Edith Cavell Bridge - Arthur's Point, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsEdith Cavell Bridge - Arthur's Point, New Zealand

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Historic bridge named in tribute to World War I British nurse located over the Shotover River in Arthur's Point, New Zealand

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 12/6/2012

last visited: 2/3/2015

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Citizen MemorialsThomas Arthur — Arthurs Point, New Zealand

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A simple cairn with a plaque honouring Thomas Arthur's finding of gold that led to a local gold rush.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/19/2010

last visited: 10/22/2012

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Citizen MemorialsRobert Lee Memorial — Lake Hayes, New Zealand

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This large stone memorial was erected to the memory of Robert Lee, a landowner and developer behind the Wakatipu's first irrigation scheme. He died within days of the completion of the project.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/19/2010

last visited: 10/22/2012

Image for Donald Hay — Lake Wakatipu, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsDonald Hay — Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand

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Honouring an explorer of the Wakatipu region of New Zealand

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/24/2010

last visited: never

Image for Donald Angus Cameron & Angus A. Macdonald — Lake Wakatipu, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsDonald Angus Cameron & Angus A. Macdonald — Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand

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Honouring two early explorers and runholders on the eastern shores of Lake Wakatipu.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/24/2010

last visited: never

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Citizen MemorialsJohn M. Newman — Kingston, New Zealand

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John Newman spent his life planting trees and preserving sections of land to be used for recreational purposes.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/24/2010

last visited: never

Image for Pioneers of the Dunstan — Clyde, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsPioneers of the Dunstan — Clyde, New Zealand

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Clyde began life as a centre for a gold rush. Many stone buildings were built. About 100 years after the rush the residents erected this cairn in honour of the early pioneers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 3/28/2010

last visited: 10/24/2012

Image for Miners' Memorial — Gorge Creek, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsMiners' Memorial — Gorge Creek, New Zealand

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The Clutha River valley attracted many a gold miner during the rush of the 1860s. Sadly many miners died in the severe snowstorms of 1863 and this obelisk was erected to their memory.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/12/2010

last visited: 11/16/2014

Image for Pioneer Gates — Alexandra, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsPioneer Gates — Alexandra, New Zealand

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Dedicated to the gold miners who came to Central Otago during the 1860s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 3/28/2010

last visited: 10/24/2012

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Citizen MemorialsJohn Bennetts — Roxburgh, New Zealand

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John Bennetts was remembered when this road was named after him. However, the road has since changed names to Teviot Road but this plaque remains.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 3/16/2010

last visited: 4/29/2013

Image for Stewart’s Creek Bridge — Island Block, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsStewart’s Creek Bridge — Island Block, New Zealand

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Erected in 1922 this bridge was dedicated to the memory of Robert & Isabella Stewart.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 3/28/2010

last visited: 4/29/2013

Image for In Memory of Dr Snow — Tapanui, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsIn Memory of Dr Snow — Tapanui, New Zealand

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Dr Snow had an enquiring mind in medicine, geology, and Maori history. He is most famous for documenting Tapanui Flu, also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 3/9/2010

last visited: never

Image for Sydney Horrell — Gore, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsSydney Horrell — Gore, New Zealand

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This monument is dedicated to a tour bus driver.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 3/7/2010

last visited: never

Image for In Memory of Those Massacred at Glencoe, Scotland — Glencoe, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsIn Memory of Those Massacred at Glencoe, Scotland — Glencoe, New Zealand

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A memorial to the many who were killed at Glencoe, Scotland on 13th February 1692.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/4/2010

last visited: 12/13/2014

Image for In Memory of the Early Settlers — Glencoe, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsIn Memory of the Early Settlers — Glencoe, New Zealand

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This Celtic cross on a stone cairn remembers the early pioneers of the Glencoe district.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/4/2010

last visited: 12/13/2014

Image for John Mitchell 1942 – 2005 — Haast Junction, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsJohn Mitchell 1942 – 2005 — Haast Junction, New Zealand

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An expansive wetland created out of a "wet paddock" is dedicated to conservation work and the memory of John Mitchell.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/19/2010

last visited: 1/18/2015

Image for Hunters and Pilots of the Deer Recovery and Venison Industry — Haast Junction, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsHunters and Pilots of the Deer Recovery and Venison Industry — Haast Junction, New Zealand

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After deer was introduced to the wild in the 1800s enormous enviornmental damage happened throughout the high country. Starting in the 1950s deer was hunted or removed to be farmed. This memorial remembers the many people who died in this process.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/19/2010

last visited: 1/18/2015

Image for The Waianiwa pioneers — Waianiwa, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsThe Waianiwa pioneers — Waianiwa, New Zealand

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Erected to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first pioneers to the Waianaiwa district. Today this memorial overlooks the highway running from Riverton to Invercargill and few who pass even notice it.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/20/2010

last visited: never

Image for The Waterwheel — Invercargill, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsThe Waterwheel — Invercargill, New Zealand

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This waterwheel now serves as a memorial to the many settlers who transformed Southland into an agricultural economy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/25/2010

last visited: never

Image for The Jessie Calder Memorial Sundial — Invercargill, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsThe Jessie Calder Memorial Sundial — Invercargill, New Zealand

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When Jessie Calder passed away she bequeath to the people of Southland funding to develop a rose garden in Queens Park. The people appreciated her generosity and erected this sundial in her honour.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/25/2010

last visited: never

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