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

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
A to Z guide of the origin of street names in Kawerau.

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