News & Events

Taranaki Branch "Rutherford" function 5 September 2018

Taranaki Branch "Rutherford" function

We had a full-house for Donna Rutherford event at Polpetta on 24th August 2018.

Taranaki Branch "Rebels, Rats and Ructions" 30 July 2018

Taranaki Branch "Rebels, Rats and Ructions"

On Friday 27th July the Taranaki branch of NZ Founders hosted a special presentation by Andrew Moffat at Puke Ariki called "Rebels, Rats and Ructions: New Plymouth in the 1840's".

Recent activities from Taranaki Branch 9 July 2018

Recent activities from Taranaki Branch

A selection of photos from recent events held by Taranaki Founders.

"Amelia Thompson" 175th anniversary 25 October 2016

"Amelia Thompson" 175th anniversary

Around 160 descendants and partners of those who arrived at New Plymouth on the Amelia Thompson, gathered at Te Henui Church Hall, New Plymouth on Saturday 22nd October to enjoy a weekend of friendship and fellowship.
10 October 2016

Taranaki Founders October meeting

19 members attended yesterday's meeting (7/10/16) to hear guest speaker Len Jury, promote Graeme KENYON's soon to be released book on the "Battle of Waireka" at Omata, just West of New Plymouth. Len gave an extensive overview of the JURY family history which preceded the Battle.