Elms Resources

The Missionaries Came to Tauranga Click the image below to read Pat Scapens "The Missionaries Came to Tauranga"! Read the illustrated story ...
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The Elms & The Battle of Gate Pa 2014 was the 150 year anniversary of the Battle. Archdeacon Brown and his second wife, Christina, were at the Te Papa Mission Station when the first Imperial troops disembraked in...
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Alfred and Charlotte’s Garden When the mission station first opened, the peninsula was covered with manuka and fern, without trees for beauty, shade or firewood. However, Alfred and Charlotte must have been delighted...
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Alice and Edith’s garden After the death of their mother, Euphemia, in 1919, her daughters went to the East Coast for a holiday. They were able to indulge their interest in New Zealand plants by bringing back small...
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Duff and Gertrude’s Garden     Many of the exotic plants can be attributed to Duff's willingness to accept all gifts, and to his desire to develop The Elms into an attractive and unusual site...
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