Saturday, 29 June 2013

What's on in July

Kaimai air crash memorial (Courtesy of  NZ History)

Wednesday 3rd July - 50th Anniversary of the Kaimai Air Tragedy
Commemoration of the 50th anniversry of the crash of a DC-3 in the Kaimai Range, with the loss of all 20 passengers and 3 crew.  A service will be held at the memorial plaque on the Old Te Aroha Road (600m SE of Aramadale Rd intersection) at 9.00 a.m. (Courtresy of The Weekend Sun)

Oliver Macey Quintal's headstone on Norfolk Island
Image © Copyright and courtesy of Vivien Edwards
Sunday 7 July 2.00 p.m. - Monthly Meeting and Talk
in the Society Hall at the rear of Brain Watkins House
Vivien Edwards will give a talk to the Society, Oliver Macey Quintal: How did a Pitcairner Become a Barrister in Tauranga?  This replaces Dr Peter Vickers' postponed talk on Cameron, Grey and the Invasion of the Waikato, which he will deliver at a late date to be advised.

If you know of an event of significance to Tauranga/Bay of Plenty history that will take place in the next few months, please email me and I'll add it to this list.

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