$ FREE ADMISSION

OPENING HOURS: MON - FRI 10 - 4, SAT - SUN 10 - 2.

OPENING HOURS: MON - FRI 10 - 4, SAT - SUN 10 - 2.

$ FREE ADMISSION   24 Victoria St, Cambridge , NZ

Cambridge Town

Cambridge Cemetery

The first burial recorded on a headstone in the Cambridge cemetery, at Hautapu, is Dugald Charles Edward S MacColl who died 6 August 1866 and his wooden memorial can be seen beside the front gate.…

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Leamington School

The school was opened 12 October 1880 with 46 pupils and Mr H Hyatt teacher. He was remembered 50 years later by Tom Hicks as … a unique teacher who did his best to set…

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Leamington Cemetary Monument

The following is inscribed on a Monument at the Leamington Cemetery. Maori War This memorial marks the last resting place of eleven men of the Colonial Forces who died during the Maori War, and whose…

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Maungakawa

Maori history tells of a chief, Koroki from whom has descended the Ngatihaua tribe which subsequently occupied the Maungakawa hills and fought under Te Waharoa. Following a defeat of the Ngatihaua by the Arawa Tribe,…

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Cambridge Primary School

The Ten Star Redoubt (behind the present Museum) was home for the first school in Cambridge. In January 1865 the militiamen were allotted farms from confiscated land around the Cambridge district. Wives and children arrived…

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Goodwood School

In December 1900 the residents of the Fencourt Estate (which had been subdivided by the Government) petitioned the Auckland Education Board for a school to supply the needs of the new settlers. The reserved site was 3 acres…

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Hautapu District School

This alphabetical list of pupils shows enrolment dates pre 1908. This is consistent with NZ Society of Genealogists’ 100 years privacy rule. If you find something of interest please click here to contact us.   A ALLWILL…

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Pukerimu School

Within a decade of settlers taking up farmland in 1865, a school was needed. The residents offered to build a school at their own cost if the Auckland Education Board would provide a teacher and…

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Roto-o-rangi School

his alphabetical list of pupils shows enrollment dates prior to 1907. This is consistent with NZ Society of genealogists’ 100 years privacy rule. If you find something of interest please click here to contact us. B…

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Taotaoroa Schools

In September 1885, two ‘half time’ schools sharing one teacher between them were opened in the district. Taotaoroa No 1 was near Buckland Road and Taotaoroa No 2 at Whitehall. At the end of 1892 No 2 School was closed. Then…

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