Welcome To Kete Kawerau

Your Online Space To Share Your Stories And Memories Of Kawerau

Have you got a story or memory of Kawerau that you want to share with us? You can help by adding items to our Kete Kawerau for current and future generations to enjoy. This kete has been created to capture and preserve the historical and current memories, stories, and activities of the Kawerau community. We need you to add topics, images, audio, video, web links, documents, and discussion to create a knowledge basket that captures and communicates the spirit of Kawerau.

To start, you need to head up to the top right of this site and register. If you need help, the staff of the Kawerau District Library and Sir James Fletcher Kawerau Museum will be pleased to assist. Also, for your use, the Sir James Fletcher Kawerau Museum has a scanner and computer for you to copy those old documents or photographs that you would like to add to the site.

You may like to look at our Terms and Conditions or our About basket. We also have a Help basket if you're having problems.

Kete Kawerau is administered by the Kawerau District Library and Sir James Fletcher Kawerau Museum. The service is provided by the Aotearoa's People's Network through the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa.

Please contribute your Kawerau memories and stories so that our site can develop and grow for everyone to enjoy in the future.

Latest 10 topics

When NASA Came To Town.
For one day only on July 29 1971, Kawerau had the opportunity to inspect the Gemini XII spacecraft and associated
Born on 5 September 1960, Mary Delamere is the youngest child of Bill and Rangi. Mary remembers...
A chronological reference guide of Commissioners, Councillors, Advisory Committee members and leadership team members for the Kawerau Borough and District
A to Z guide of the origin of street names in Kawerau.
A to Z guide of the origin of street, reserve and facility names around Kawerau named after local identities.
Key events in the history of the Kawerau Borough and District Council's.
In 2014 the Kawerau District Council celebrated its diamond anniversary. This exhibition celebrates all the services and achievement that the
Linda Moltzen was the daughter of David & Lilian Troop and she remembers...
Flooding Onslow & Islington Streets.
Kawerau experienced an overwhelming volume of rain creating surface flooding 17-18 April 2014 peaking on the afternoon of Good Friday.
Sister Nancy Thompson.
The history of the Kawerau Maternity Hospital and that of Sister Nancy Thompson are heavily intertwined.

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