Sheep feeding on Mount Maunganui, with views of The Port of Tauranga, New Zealand

Sheep feeding on Mount Maunganui, with views of The Port of Tauranga, New Zealand

April 30  Heni Te Kiri Karamu was born in 1840 in New Zealand  She is best remembered as the compassionate heroine of the 1864 battle at Gate Pa on the outskirts of Tauranga. During a lull in the conflict, Heni heard a cry for help from a mortally wounded British officer. She crept down to where the officer lay and gave him and some others water to drink, following Romans 12:20 “If thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink” (Romans 12:20).

April 30 Heni Te Kiri Karamu was born in 1840 in New Zealand She is best remembered as the compassionate heroine of the 1864 battle at Gate Pa on the outskirts of Tauranga. During a lull in the conflict, Heni heard a cry for help from a mortally wounded British officer. She crept down to where the officer lay and gave him and some others water to drink, following Romans 12:20 “If thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink” (Romans 12:20).

(            Moonrise over Whale Island, Mount Maunganui South, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

( Moonrise over Whale Island, Mount Maunganui South, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

Tauranga New Zealand Historic Village quiet street view 1991

Tauranga New Zealand Historic Village quiet street view 1991 - perhaps a good place to visit

Tauranga Bridge, check out this guys picts, some really awesome stuff!

Tauranga Bridge, check out this guys picts, some really awesome stuff!

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