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727 Tararu Road, ca. 2006.
Tararu has strong connections back to the migration of the Tainui people to New Zealand and was settled by Maori.  In
On 27th July 1867 James Mackay, civil commissioner for the Hauraki district, concluded an agreement with Te Hoterini Taipari, Raiki
Thurlston, 300 Banks Street ca. 2006.
Both 'Coniston' and 'Thurlston' are described as substantial timber Californian bungalows.  Built around 1913-14, both were possibly designed by the
Coniston, 201 Heale Street, ca. 2006.
     Both 'Coniston' and 'Thurlston' are described as substantial timber Californian bungalows.  Built around 1913-14, both were possibly designed
746 Tararu Road ca. 2006.
Built in 1880, this is one of the oldest houses in Tararu.
727 Tararu Road, ca. 2006.
A good example of Victorian architecure, the house dates from around 1900.
St John's Church, Tararu, ca. 2006.
St John's Church was built for Henry Lawlor, so that he could continue to take divine service in Tararu.
750 Tararu Road.
This house is a good example of the residential boom days at Tararu and the growth of the wealth of
Tararu School.
The Tararu school was built in 1877 by Mr J J O'Briens, to the design of Henry Allwright, the Auckland
306 Richmond Street, ca. 2006.
Cyrus Joseph Brown arrived from Sheffield, England in December 1863, and became an apprentice builder in Auckland.  Moving to Thames
Brian Boru Hotel, ca. 2006.
The Brian Boru was one of over one hundred hotels in Thames during the gold rush era.
Culpitt Saddlery, Pollen Street ca. 2006.
(Also known as 'Superior Diary'). This kauri building, erected in 1868, is typical of the high stud commercial architecture of
300 Queen Street, ca. 2006.
Built in the early days of the goldfield (1867-1868) as a single story house by J. McDonald, a lawyer who
200 Queen Street.
This house is built in Victorian gothic style with its steeply pitched gable roofs and highly decorated bargeboards.  It is
St George's Parsonage, Thames Club.
Originally the home of Reverend Vicesimus Lush, Vicar of St George's Anglican Church, this building was erected in 1871 with
Shortland Railway Station.
Both Shortland and Grahamstown Stations were completed in 1898, in time for the opening of the rail link from Paeroa,
Shortland Wharf.
Up until 1868 the Kauaeranga Pa beach-landing site provided shipping access for the Thames goldfield.  The Shortland wharf located close
Holy Trinity Anglican Church.
This church, designed and built entirely by Maori in 1886, replaced the 1837 Mission Station on the hill above.  The
St George's Anglican Church.
This beautiful church stands proudly on the north-eastern corner of Mackay and Mary Street, in Thames, with the church hall
Sir Walter Scott Lodge, Mackay Street, c. 1997.
This building was constructed in 1903 on land donated by Brother H.D. Stewart and designed by architect Brother W.H. Lucas. 
Brunton House.
Prominent Thames draper James Marshall, in the high Victorian style of the time, built this fine old house also known
Sealey Street, Thames, BNZ, c. 1987.
The imposing Bank of New Zealand building stood proudly on the corner of Pollen and Sealey Streets.  

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116 Bella Street, Thames, c. 1997.

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