Koru Monastery site; research compiled by Bernard Raymond Payne

Production date
1991
Description
Research of the Koru Monastery site and Koru district compiled by Bernard Raymond Payne for the Oakura School Jubilee 1991.
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Production date
1991
Item list

  Part 1

Newspaper clippings:

- 'An Old Okato Settler Recalls Koru Massacre', and joined 'Koru Monastery'. Undated.

- Small. 'Koru Pa was gifted...' Undated.

- 'Te Koru Pa Historic Reserve Tree Felling'. Undated.

- Photocopy. 'The Monastery at Koru'. Undated.

- 'New plaque marks monastery site'. 15 October 1997.

- Photocopy. 'Survived to face the indignity of demolition'. Undated.

- 'Of New St Josephs Church'. 30 August 1969, The Daily News.

- 'Pioneering not easy for those who were 'different'. 18 December 1988, The Sunday Express.

- 'Move to lift Pa Status; Te Koru once a Maori 'Citadel''. 4 December 1985, The Daily News.

- 'Trees to be removed from Koru Pa'. Undated.

  Part 2

- Photocopy. 'Koru School'.

- Photocopy. 'Koru Monastery' by Pat George, 1982. 5pp.

- Photocopy. 'The Koru Monastery'. Author and date unknown. 2pp.

- Programme. Koru Monastery Site, Plaque Unveiling. 18 October 1997.

- Invitation. Koru Monastery Site Plaque Unveiling 10am 18 October 1997, Koru Road.

- Photocopy. 'Brief Histories of the Three Schools; Koru'. Author and date unknown.

- Photocopy. 'The Good Old Days' by Bernard Payne. Undated.

- Correspondence. To Mrs Turner from Rev. M Mulcahy archivist to the Marist Order of NZ. 5 February 1981. 5pp.

- Photocopy. Plan of monastery [?].

- Plan. Koru Township.

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ARC2011-219
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my grandfather Marc Voullaire also has held in your archives his drawings and memories of living on Koru Road of the Monastery and the cemetary that was across the road. I do wish that the cemetary was fenced off and acknowledged as a sacred site - after all, it was a burial site of some of the earliest people to that district.

- Louise Voullaire-Drake on 04-10-2016 08:22:28

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