Sunday 4 August 2019

Welcome  to the First Year on the Thames Goldfield, a Thames 150th Anniversary project, written during 2017 - 2018.

150th blog click here


Dead Cert - stories from local Thames Valley  cemeteries- 
The Valley Profile - click here






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A trip through time in our council cemeteries - 
Our Coromandel magazine Summer 2022/2023







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Other Thames stories - 




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To continue to the 150th blog click here 

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Suffrage 125 contribution (2018)

https://nzhistory.govt.nz/suffragist/mrs-p-lamb



Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections 7-A12552

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Books by Meghan Hawkes  click here








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Friday 2 August 2019

Dead Cert - stories from local cemeteries





 Dead Cert -  stories from local cemeteries featuring in in The Valley Profile which brings the Thames Valley 100% local news.

Also Vintage Valley News stories Thames Valley locals once read about themselves -


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Earlier Valley Profile stories
May 2020 - March 2021

May  2020 Issue -  KATIPO SPIDER BLAMED FOR DEATH -   Page 6  - https://www.valleyprofile.co.nz/2020/05/12/may-2020/





June 2020 Issue -  TRAGIC END FOR LITTLE LILY BROWN -   Page  4  - https://www.valleyprofile.co.nz/2020/06/04/june-2020/



July 2020 issue - CAUSE OF MYSTERY ILLNESS KEPT SECRET - Page 8
https://www.valleyprofile.co.nz/2020/06/30/july-2020/





August 2020 issue -  MURDER AT MIRANDA - Page 8



September 2020 issue - DROWNING ON THE WAIHOU RIVER


 October 2020 issue - THE HAURAKI 'PLAINS OF PROMISE' CAME AT GREAT COST 
https://www.valleyprofile.co.nz/2020/10/07/october-2020/



November 2020 issue - TRAGIC END TO A HAPPY DAY'S FISHING


December 2020 issue -  FIREMAN KILLED ON RAILWAY TRACKS -Page 6


January 2021 issue -  MARATOTO GUM DIGGER STILL MISSING - Page 6



February 2021 issue - SCHOOL GIRL 'STUDIED TO DEATH' -Page 4



3 March 2021 issue - TODDLER A TRAGIC VICTIM OF GOLDMINING



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31 March 2021 issue - DEATH AFTER A GOOD DAY AT THE RACES





14 April  issue - WORLD WAR ONE VETERAN LOST IN  PIPIROA HOUSE FIRE




12 May issue - MINE MANAGER LOST IN DUCK SHOOTING ACCIDENT 





26 May issue - NEWBORN BABY FOUND DEAD - page 4



9 June Issue - MAN MISSING IN THE WAIHOU 



23 June issue - BOOM DAYS OF GOLD COME TO AN END 



7 July issue - MAN FALLS OVERBOARD IN PIAKO RIVER



21 July issue - WOMAN DIES AFTER GUT PAIN



4 Aug issue - CAUSE OF WOMAN'S DEATH DISPUTED IN COURT
https://www.valleyprofile.co.nz/2021/08/08/cause-of-womans-death-disputed-in-court/



18 Aug issue - DROWNING IN PAEROA RIVER




8 September issue - FOUL GAS CAUSES DOUBLE FATALITY



15 September issue -  BITTER RESPONSE TO HUSBANDS' DEATH



29 September issue -  THE 'BLACK DOCTOR' AND THE GOLDEN CROSS MINE
 

13 October issue - TEEN KILLED IN TRAIN ACCIDENT


27 October issue - SUDDEN DEATH AT PUNGA FLAT HUT



1o November issue - SUDDEN DEATH FOR HIGH FLYER



8 December issue - NEAVESVILLE STORE LEVELLED BY FIRE






12 Jan 2022 issue - NARROW PLANK CONCERN AFTER DEATH




19 Jan 2022 issue -  FATAL SHOOTING SHOCKS COMMUNITY




2 Feb 2022 issue - DEATH IN CHILDBIRTH CAUSES OUTRAGE





16 Feb 2022 issue - FATHER AND DAUGHTER DIE WITHIN HOURS




9 March 2022 issue - HARSH CONDITIONS PROVE TOO MUCH



16 March2022  issue -  DEATH AND WITCHCRAFT AT KOPU MILL



23 March 2022 issue - FLAXMILL MURDER INVESTIGATED



30 March 2022 issue - FATAL MINING ACCIDENT AFTER GREAT FALL 




13 April 2022 issue - MAN DIES AFTER BINGE DRINKING -




20 April 2022 issue - SOLIDER AWARDED MEDAL FOR BRAVERY IN WW ONE


4 May 2022 issue - JOCKEY DIES AFTER FALL -PAGE 14 - 







1 June 2022 issue - ACCIDENTAL DROWNING INVESTIGATED AT KEREPEHI
https://www.valleyprofile.co.nz/2022/06/05/accidental-drowning-investigated-at-kerepehi/





15 June 2022 issue - DEATH AT WAIHI STORAGE DAM 




29 June 2022 issue -  EXTRAORDINARY CENTENARIAN DIES AT TAPU


13 July 2022 issue - BROTHERS DEVELOP DREADED MINING DISEASE



27 July 2022 issue - DYNAMITE EXPLOSION PROVES FATAL



10  August 2022 issue - SIMPLE MISTAKE LEADS TO DEATH




24 August issue - MISSING MAN TRIGGERS SEARCH



31 August 2o22 issue - THAMES MAN SIR KEITH PARK TO BE REMEMBERED




18 September 2022 issue - EXPLOSION CLAIMS MANS LIFE



28 September issue - LANDSLIDE ENGULFS MANS HUT IN STORM
PAGE 14




23 November issue - DEATH FROM DRINKING AFTER 'GOOSE CHASE'
PAGE 10


7 November issue - MISSING MAN FOUND AFTER SEARCH


 
21 December 2022 issue - MYSTERY OF MISSING THAMES MINER PAGE 13