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Anne Stewart Ball
I love living on the Coromandel Peninsula.
I love living on the Coromandel Peninsula.

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"The Power of Word - " Getting the message out there"
Moon rising over Whakahau ( Slipper Island from shore Pauanui - photo Chris Ball 2017 Must
be the very cold and stormy winter, being experienced at the moment in New
Zealand, leading to many being indoors It seems many new forms of the written
word are find...

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Opoutere Youth Hostel, Eastern Seaboard Coromandel Peninsula - some history of place
  Entrance to Opoutere Youth Hostel near Wharekawa Harbour  - photo by Chris Ball April 2017   Today one of two
native schools established in 1908 sits in the grounds of the Opoutere Youth
Hostel.    The years have seen this area
evolve and many visitors co...

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Coromandel - Early Butter Days
Coromandel - Early Butter Days - graphics of cow, cow being milked and butter courtesy Graphic Stock. Photos Long Bay and Gorrie homestead courtesy CR Ball  Reading   newspapers about the opening of a   creamery dairy factory , felt it must have
been an ...

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The Cutters Half Caste, Tararawa and Kataraina Borrowdale and a shipbuilder - Murray, near Tairua
Te Karo looking towards  headland which leads around to Otara Bay and Tapuaetahi
Bay (Boat Harbour) where the cutters Half Caste and Tararawa were built by Murray  - all places near Tairua - photo courtesy Chris Ball 2015 The small 16 ton
cutter Half Caste ...

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Welcoming a birth reminded me of the many places one can look for births deaths and marriage records to build a family tree

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Ring - three generations in Auckland Province
Looking out to sea from Bastion Point, Auckland toward Coromandel Peninsula Ranges Eastward and Northward. Much of what the Ring generations would have viewed. Photo courtesy Chris Ball 2014 William Charles Ring
was   born in   Cambridge, New Zealand 20 Feb...

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Beach Road Reserve Playground Whangamata - A Sequel
 Beach Road Reserve Playground Whangamata - a new era - photo ASB  22 October 2016  Further on the Beach Road Playground at Whangamata - a sequel to the other two blogs. The playground that was demolished quickly rose up out of the relics of ground and so...

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Beach Road Reserve Playground Whangamata - Why true facts
Went to a
wonderful   genealogy and family history
seminar on Saturday at Waihi. Felt very inspired by the message that it is
important to record family history to write it down. For though it may be
buildings and artifacts in the ground it is people that m...
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