We would love to hear the stories of your family in this area.  Email them to plimmertonra@gmail.com or pop material in the letterbox at 22 Beach Road. 


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Alistair Robb 1941 - 2014

 
Goodbye

Story from Whitby Newsbrief December 2013 pg 18.

Goodbye to the Chippers after 38 years

Popular couple Helen and John Chipper are joining the remainder of their family in Auckland from this month.

For more than 60 years members of the Casey family were the suppliers of “Best Quality Meats” to the Plimmerton district, including Paremata, Pauatahanui and Pukerua Bay. Read more...
If a lifetime can be judged by helping others, then George McNeillage has lived several lifetimes’ worth. Read more...
Just metres from the endless traffic flow of State Highway 1 is a century-old home that was originally built as a seaside retreat. Read more...

 

Frank & Leslie - A father and son go off to war

On a hand built stone wall along the Plimmerton foreshore there is a small inscription in the concrete capping. It is simply a number, a name and a date, 16 July 1918, but delve deeper and there is an amazing story of a father and son going off to war and only one of them returning. Read more...

Leslie - A bit of a lad

The Thomson family story continues and we find out a little more about Leslie the son.

 

Read more ANZAC stories.

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Private Frank Thomson (part two)

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Heather and Arthur May