Welcome To Kete Kawerau

A Closed Historical Website With Stories And Memories Of Kawerau

From 2010-2022, the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa  provided this website to the Kawerau community to capture and preserve the historical and current memories, stories, and activities of the Kawerau community. We added topics, images, audio, video, web links, documents, and discussion to create a knowledge basket that captured and communicated the spirit of Kawerau.

It was supported by the staff of the Kawerau District Library and Sir James Fletcher Kawerau Museum

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

Thank you for your past support. The Kawerau District Council has provided funding to develop a new online site for the future.

Latest 10 topics

Francis Prideaux Speaking at Lord & Lady Cobham visit March 1959.
In March 1959 the Governor General, Lord Cobham, and his wife, Lady Cobham, visited Kawerau.
Kawerau 1959.
In 2019, the Sir James Fletcher Kawerau Museum exhibited photos from 60 years earlier on the history of Kawerau in
Write On Kawerau is a writers group that began in 2017 and meets weekly in the Kawerau District Library every
BEST 1st YEAR BABY 1957.
In 1957 a fun competition was held in Kawerau to find the Best 1st Year Baby. Pauline Thomas was surprised
Barry's birthday .
Barry Pilgrim, an Australian contracted electrician celebrates his 20th Birthday May 1954.
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
Key events in the history of the Kawerau Borough and District Council's.

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Scottish Pipe Band At Sarah Walker Parade (Kawerau Woodfest 2008).

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