Hold ups, Hangi and Parade On the 3rd July 1954, electricity came to Onetangi, Waiheke Island Onetangi Residents Association share their photos and history notes. Kero was the word before electricity arrived on Waiheke Island. That was the power driving the enjoyment of the Islanders. Kerosene was used for lighting and cooking and there was […]
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Stories from Onetangi’s past
Local resident Julia Meek looks back to an era when Onetangi sections could be had for one hundred pounds. In the 1950s, my husband Ron and I lived in a rented property in Stanley Bay with our then family of two daughters. We did not own or even think of owning a car. Ron caught […]
This is where you can read about the history of Onetangi, its people and the Onetangi Ratepayers’ Association.
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