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Maori Historic SitesPuketapu Feud Memorial Cross, Bell Block, New Plymouth

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This is a memorial to Rawiri Waiaua and his tribesmen who died here on the 3rd of August 1854 while they were upholding the mana of the government.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phronimos

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 6/26/2010

last visited: 11/4/2010

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Maori Historic SitesMahoetahi memorial cross, Bell Block-Waitara, New Zealand

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This is a memorial to the brave chiefs of Waikato, of Wetini Taiporutu and his comrades who fell close to this spot in the battle fought on the 6th November 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phronimos

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 11/29/2010

last visited: 11/8/2010

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New Zealand Historic PlacesFlight House, New Plymouth, New Zealand

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Register number 7086, this Category II residence, one of the oldest remaining in New Plymouth, was built in 1868 for Josiah and Ann Flight and their family, who arrived in New Plymouth in 1842 on the Timandra.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phronimos

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 10/7/2010

last visited: 12/20/2009

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Time CapsulesWaitara Lions Club Time Capsule, Waitara, New Zealand

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Waitara Lions Club Time Capsule laid 1966 to commemorate the Club's first 25 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phronimos

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 11/29/2010

last visited: 11/8/2010

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HomesteadsTupare Homestead. New Plymouth. New Zealand.

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One of New Zealand's finest historic homesteads stands in a beautifully restored garden on the outskirts of New Plymouth. The elegant homestead was designed by the renowned James Chapman-Taylor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 7/27/2010

last visited: 7/17/2010

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New Zealand Historic PlacesEntrance Gates, New Plymouth Boys High School, New Zealand

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Built 1922-23 the New Plymouth Boys High School memorial gateway honours the ex-pupils who lost their lives in the Great War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phronimos

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 8/21/2010

last visited: 3/16/2010

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New Zealand Historic PlacesThe Gables. New Plymouth. New Zealand.

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The Gables is the sole survivor of four colonial hospitals built for Governor Sir George Grey, to provide medical care for Maori and Pakeha in the 1840s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/25/2010

last visited: 11/18/2007

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New Zealand Historic PlacesBand Rotunda, Pukekura Park, New Plymouth, New Zealand

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Built in 1887, the band rotunda is believed to be one of the oldest in New Zealand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phronimos

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 8/21/2010

last visited: 9/6/2010

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New Zealand Historic PlacesBoer War Memorial, New Plymouth, New Zealand

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Register number 845, this Category II Historic Place was built in 1911 to honour those who died in the South African (Boer) War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phronimos

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 8/21/2010

last visited: 9/20/2009

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New Zealand Historic PlacesSt Mary's Anglican Church, New Plymouth, New Zealand

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In October 1842 Bishop Selwyn established an Anglican presence in Taranaki, obtaining a Crown grant for the land on which New Plymouth's St Mary’s church now stands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phronimos

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 8/7/2010

last visited: 8/11/2010

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New Zealand Historic PlacesCenotaph, New Plymouth, New Zealand

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Register number 885, this Category II Historic Place was built in 1924 to honour those who died in the Great War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phronimos

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 8/21/2010

last visited: 4/25/2010

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New Zealand Historic PlacesDevonport Flats, New Plymouth, New Zealand

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The Category II status Devonport Flats are on the Historic Places Register as they were designed by renown local architect Frank Messenger and are an early example of concrete construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phronimos

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 8/18/2010

last visited: 9/11/2010

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New Zealand Historic PlacesWhiteley Mission House, New Plymouth, New Zealand

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The Whiteley Mission House was built in 1854 as a school for Maori girls in New Plymouth. The nearby Chapel was built by Zaccheus Wells in 1869 and gifted to the Methodist Maori Mission in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phronimos

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 8/13/2010

last visited: 9/11/2010

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Infamous Crime ScenesBackpacker's Murder at Lucy's Gully. Taranaki. New Zealand.

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A beautiful historic bush-covered gully in Egmont National Park named after Lucy Stevens (a.k.a. Ruhira Matekai) who was born in the Gully around 1820. In 2005 the beauty was marred by the horrible discovery of a hitchhikers body in Lucy's Gully.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 6/18/2010

last visited: 11/3/2010

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ShipwrecksThe Wreck of SS. Gairloch. Taranaki. New Zealand.

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This rusted crescent of iron, the Gairloch, rising from the rocky foreshore at Weld Rd has been a Taranaki landmark for 100 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: New Zealand

date approved: 4/16/2008

last visited: 12/31/2010

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William ShakespeareShakespeare Bust. Stratford. Taranaki. New Zealand.

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In the Taranaki town of Stratford there is a bronze bust of William Shakespeare standing in the town centre. Stratford is one of New Zealand’s special places, named after William Shakespeare’s birthplace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/26/2009

last visited: 8/30/2008

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National Scenic BywaysForgotten World Highway - Village of Douglas. North Island. New Zealand.

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Douglas is a tiny historic village at the western end of the scenic heritage trail through Taranaki called the Forgotten World Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: New Zealand

date approved: 7/1/2008

last visited: 11/18/2008

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Olympic MemorabiliaPeter Snell Statue - Opunake, New Zealand

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In Opunake there is a statue of Sir Peter George Snell, KNZM, OBE, KBE (born 17 December 1938 in Opunake), a former New Zealand athlete who won three gold medals in the Olympics.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 10/6/2013

last visited: 10/6/2013

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Signs of HistoryTe Mahoe Mission site, Mokau. North Is. New Zealand.

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A sign on Te Mahoe Rd near Mokau points to the site of the Te Mahoe Mission Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 10/25/2014

last visited: 10/25/2014

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New Zealand Historic PlacesSt Joseph’s Convent and Church - Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

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St. Joseph's Convent was built in 1892 as the base for the order of the Sisters of Compassion, which was founded at the site that same year by Sister Mary Joseph Aubert (1835-1926) to care ‘solely for the Maori and the poor’.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/2/2014

last visited: never

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New Zealand Historic PlacesKawana Flourmill and Waterwheel - Matahiwi, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

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The Kawana Mill at Matahiwi has the only surviving set of mill machinery dating back to the 1850s in New Zealand. It was the longest-operating mill on the Whanganui River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/2/2014

last visited: never

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Last of its KindThe Last Spike on the Main Trunk Railway. North Island, New Zealand.

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At Manganuioteao, between National Park and Ohakune, on the Main Trunk Railway line through the North Island, is a marker to commemorate the Last Spike.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 9/23/2009

last visited: 1/6/2011

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Field HospitalsThe Chateau Tongariro - World War II - Whakapapa. New Zealand.

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The Chateau in Tongariro National Park was used as an asylum hospital and recuperation centre for Returned Servicemen during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 11/9/2010

last visited: 3/21/2015

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World Heritage SitesTongariro National Park. North Is. New Zealand.

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Established in 1887, Tongariro was the first national park in New Zealand and the fourth in the world. It is also a dual World Heritage area, a status which recognises the park's important Maori cultural and spiritual associations as well as its outstanding volcanic features.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: New Zealand

date approved: 8/28/2008

last visited: 11/18/2008

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Maori Historic Sites Te Porere Redoubt. Central Plateau. North Is. New Zealand.

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Te Porere contains the earthworks of a Maori fortification built by the prophet and warrior Te Kooti and is the site of the last major engagement of the New Zealand Wars in October 1869.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: New Zealand

date approved: 11/23/2008

last visited: 11/23/2008

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