Memories of Hamilton is a unique Kete cherishing the history of  Hamilton, New Zealand through the stories of  its unique people. It is trying to capture that  part of our history which may otherwise be lost. Personal stories are a highlight. Everyday Hamiltonians record their tales  of endurance, their spirit of adventure, the hardships, joys and sorrows  through the good times and downright difficult; each story is a link in the  shaping of  Hamilton.

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2012 Hamilton Civic Awards.
In 2012 Civic Awards were presented to Robert (Bob) Anderson, Francis Charleton, Bruce Clarke, Lillian Kershaw, Avis Leeson, Vicki Signal,
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In 2010 Civic Awards were presented to Sayeeda Bano, David Campbell, David Croucher, Christine East, Michael Easther, Gillian Gorrick, Margaret
In 2009 Civic Awards were presented to Rae Cowie, Ismail Gamadid, Rei Hagan, Mary Hayes, Simon Marriott, Ellaby Martin, Gwen
In 2008 Civic Awards were presented to Brian L. Anderson, Graeme Henry, Paul John Kane, Dudley Lorimer, Seddon Polglase, Murray
In 2007 Civic Awards were presented to Eric Byron, William Barry Hopkins, Noeline Jefferies, Donald Lowry, Rosalie McGowan, Cecilie Anne
In 2006 Civic Awards were presented to Simon Acarapi, Maurice Boswell, Robin Cuff, Dorothy Jeans, Des Meads, Barbara Redfern, Alwyn
Donald Kwok is a long-time Hamilton resident, a Justice of the Peace, and became a Member of the New Zealand
Hamilton City Libraries Oral History Programme, Interview with: Gina Lisignoli, Accession no: OH102, Date: 13 September 1990. Interviewed by Maria
Hamilton City Libraries Oral History Programme, Interview with: Mrs Liswan Lim, Accession no: OH100, Date: 23 November 1990. Interviewed by
Hamilton City Libraries Oral History Programme, Interview with: Mr Pravine Puna, Accession no: OH0097, Date: 15 November 1990. Interviewed by
Hamilton City Libraries Oral History Programme, Interview with: Tafao'imalo Simanu, Accession no: OH0096, Date: 16 November 1990. Interviewed by Rev.
Hamilton City Libraries Oral History Programme, Interview with: Arthur Priest, Accession no: OH0095, Date: 12/17 July 1990. Interviewed by Val
Hamilton City Libraries Oral History Programme, Interview with: Lealali I Leilua, Accession no: OH0094, Date: 9 November 1990. Interviewed by
Hamilton City Libraries Oral History Programme, Interview with: Reverend Mose and Safarira Atimalala, Accession no: OH0093, Date: 7 November 1990.
Hamilton City Libraries Oral History Programme, Interview with: Klara Brycha, Accession no: OH0091, Date: 20 December 1990. Interviewed by Julie
David Bennett 2.
David talks about growing up and living in Hamilton, serving the community of Hamilton as MP since 2005
Hamilton City Libraries Oral History Programme, Interview with: Anita Lisignoli, Accession no: OH0089, Date: 14 July 1990. Interviewed by Gina
Hamilton City Libraries Oral History Programme, Interview with: Pha Nich, Accession no: OH0088, Date: 30 July 1990. Interviewed by Robyn
Hamilton City Libraries Oral History Programme, Interview with: Rathana Ken, Accession no: OH0086, Date: 24 June 1990. Interviewed by Margaret
Beate Jones came to Hamilton from Germany in 1986. She describes her first impressions of New Zealand, the differences between

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