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Many people have left a significant impact on a community, friends, and loved ones to have had a permanent memorial erected in their honour. This category is dedicated to those places around the world where you find a memorial of some kind.
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Image for Pioneers Who First Established Road Access to the Mount Cook Region — Mt Cook Road, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsPioneers Who First Established Road Access to the Mount Cook Region — Mt Cook Road, New Zealand

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A plaque on a boulder beside the Mount Cook highway recognises the accomplishments of the early road builders to this region of New Zealand.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 4/9/2010

last visited: 12/10/2014

Image for Jack Clarke, Tom Fyfe, & George Graham — Mt Cook Village, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsJack Clarke, Tom Fyfe, & George Graham — Mt Cook Village, New Zealand

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On Christmas Day 1894 Jack Clarke, Tom Fyfe, & George Graham were the first mountaineers to scale Aoraki/Mt Cook, which summit is at 3,754 metres.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 4/13/2010

last visited: never

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Citizen MemorialsClimbers Memorial. Mt Cook National Park. South Is. New Zealand.

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A tall stone monument now serves as a memorial to all those who perished in Mount Cook National Park. The original plaque remembers the first fatal accident when three men were caught in an avalanche on Linda Glacier in 1914.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 5/6/2010

last visited: 4/7/2013

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Citizen MemorialsHunters and Pilots of the Deer Recovery and Venison Industry — Haast Junction, New Zealand

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After deer was introduced to the wild in the 1800s enormous enviornmental damage happened throughout the high country. Starting in the 1950s deer was hunted or removed to be farmed. This memorial remembers the many people who died in this process.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/19/2010

last visited: 1/18/2015

Image for John Mitchell 1942 – 2005 — Haast Junction, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsJohn Mitchell 1942 – 2005 — Haast Junction, New Zealand

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An expansive wetland created out of a "wet paddock" is dedicated to conservation work and the memory of John Mitchell.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/19/2010

last visited: 1/18/2015

Image for Richard William Pearse — Upper Waitohi, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsRichard William Pearse — Upper Waitohi, New Zealand

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Richard Pearse took flight during March 1903 but crashed in his farm's paddock. Did he beat the Wright Brothers by nine months? This memorial does not say that but does he was the first British citizen to fly a heavier than air machine.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 4/8/2010

last visited: 6/2/2016

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Citizen MemorialsRon Hill — Kurow, New Zealand

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Ron Hill remembrance is a metal plaque on a rock on an island in the middle of the Waitaki River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/4/2010

last visited: never

Image for Early Pioneers Between the Rivers - 1854 — Waihao Downs, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsEarly Pioneers Between the Rivers - 1854 — Waihao Downs, New Zealand

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A substantial roadside memorial at the Junction of SH 84 and Serpentine Valley Road commemorates the earliest pioneers of the district.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/1/2010

last visited: never

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Citizen MemorialsRecognition Of the Men and Women Who Gave Their Services to the Waimate Hospital — Waimate, New Zealand

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Dedicated to the many people who worked at the Waimate Hospital

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/1/2010

last visited: 4/27/2013

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Citizen MemorialsBishop Selwyn and Edward Shortland — Hook Beach, New Zealand

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A chance meeting of Bishop Selwyn and Edward Shortland in 1844 gave these two early Europeans an opportunity to exchange notes about the South Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/1/2010

last visited: never

Image for William Geddes Sundial — Waimate, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsWilliam Geddes Sundial — Waimate, New Zealand

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William Geddes was a prominent citizen of Waimate and is remembered through this sundial in Victoria Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/27/2010

last visited: 4/27/2013

Image for Chief Huruhuru Monument — Waimate, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsChief Huruhuru Monument — Waimate, New Zealand

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Known as the Chief Huruhuru Monument, this obelisk honours Te Huruhuru, as well as the brothers Micheal, John, and Paul Studholme. This was the beginning of pakeha settlement of the Waimate district.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 3/3/2010

last visited: 4/27/2013

Image for Judith Anne Cameron — Waimate, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsJudith Anne Cameron — Waimate, New Zealand

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Commemorating the life of a nurse who worked at the Oak House Medical Clinic

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/1/2010

last visited: 4/27/2013

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Citizen MemorialsThe Plough — Waimate, New Zealand

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An impressive plough and stone monument honouring the earliest settlers of the Pikes Point district.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/2/2010

last visited: 6/10/2012

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Citizen MemorialsFrank Milner — Oamaru, New Zealand

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The entrance and grandstands to the Milner Park rugby grounds was erected in honour of a long serving rector of Waitaki Boys High School.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/2/2010

last visited: never

Image for Brydone Monument — Sebastopol Hill, New Zealandview gallery

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Citizen MemorialsBrydone Monument — Sebastopol Hill, New Zealand

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This 35-foot Oamaru stone monument was erected in 1907 to honour Thomas Brydone, who is considered the father of the New Zealand frozen meat export industry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 12/7/2009

last visited: never

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Citizen MemorialsGeorge Jones — Oamaru, New Zealand

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The Honourable George Jones was a newspaper publisher who was outspoken against many of the atrocities in early New Zealand life. He is recalled with this gate.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 4/14/2010

last visited: never

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