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September 19, 2017

Land was donated by a local farmer for what was originally known as Clive Grange School, at the corner of Parkhill and Raymond Rd, which opened on 4 April 1921, with two classrooms and about 40 pupils. At its Golden Jubilee in 1971, Haumoana School had a headmaster,...

September 2, 2017

The area south of the Tukituki river mouth was still called Clive Grange until 1913 when the Post Office presumed to imposed a new name that annoyed many locals.

August 25, 2017

Random tobacco plants continue to appear in Haumoana and Te Awanga gardens and paddocks more than a century after the closure of a short-lived experiment by the founder of the New Zealand Tobacco Company. In the lead up to WW1 a promising crop of tobacco covered 200 ac...

August 25, 2017

In the first years of the 20th century, Clive Grange Beach, the Tukituki river mouth and camp ground were a popular holiday spot with many day trippers heading out for a picnic. Tattersall’s stables ran a dray to the beach at 9am every Sunday, for a return fare of 2/6d...

August 25, 2017

About 900-years ago; before the Takitimu waka arrived with its crew of high priests and experts, Whatonga and his wife Hotuwaipara, the first residents of Hawke’s Bay, were living along the Cape Coast.

July 4, 2017

Hiraani, a former hairdresser and “haute couturier dress designer” and one of seven children of Charles and Kathleen Scott, was a grand 96-years old when interviewed in 2016.

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