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18 June

Seeking: Descendants of Thomas and Susan McEwan, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of their arrival at Bluff from Glasgow...

Seeking: Descendants of Thomas and Susan McEwan, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of their arrival at Bluff from Glasgow on the Robert Henderson in September, 1862. Their children were: Margaret, Elizabeth, Susan, Mary Ann, Thomas, Jane, William, Agnes and James. For more information, please email: [email protected] or phone (03) 2304 962.

Jubilee: Drummond, Oreti Plains and Gladfi eld Schools are celebrating 120-125 years on January 19 and 20, 2013. Enquiries to Margaret Nicoll, please email: [email protected]

Centenary: St Leonards Anglican Church, Matakana, in 2014. Any information about the church would be greatly appreciated. Please contact Jan Olsen: (09) 425-8054 or email [email protected]. Mail to 1 Bambro St, Warkworth.

Seeking: Descendants of 16 NZ Air Force personnel who were killed after an air raid in WWII in the Netherlands. Some have never been found, some survived. The men’s family names are: Allen, Clothier, Flay, Ganderton, Grant, Guthrie, Lamb, Lumsden, MacFarland, Martin, Oldridge, Potter, Sheddan, Speedy, Swindlehurst and Yeoman. Photos and videos are available to family and a memorial is planned. Email Kees (in the Netherlands) at: [email protected]

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