The article on this page was researched, developed and created by John C Waugh, for use on the MERRA website. It presents the author's findings based on that research. Some…

Continue Reading Capt. Kasper

There are four settler graveyards around the edge of the Mahurangi harbour. The Te Kapa cemetery on Miller Way at the top of the peninsular is still operating and is…

Continue Reading Local Graveyards

The article on this page was researched, developed and created by John C Waugh, for use on the MERRA website. It presents the author's findings based on that research. Some…

Continue Reading Our First Churches…and the summer camp

Establishment In 1853, George Darroch bought five acres of coastal land at Marriage Bay, on Te Kapa inlet, on the eastern side of Scotts Landing peninsula. On this land he…

Continue Reading The Old Post Office

The article on this page was researched, developed and created by John C Waugh, for use on the MERRA website. It presents the author's findings based on that research. Some…

Continue Reading Cantyre Estate

The article on this page was researched, developed and created by John C Waugh, for use on the MERRA website. It presents the author's findings based on that research. Some…

Continue Reading Grants Island

The article on this page was researched, developed and created by John C Waugh, for use on the MERRA website. It presents the author's findings based on that research. Some…

Continue Reading Burton Wells

The article on this page was researched, developed and created by John C Waugh, for use on the MERRA website. It presents the author's findings based on that research. Some…

Continue Reading James Lawrie

The article on this page was researched, developed and created by John C Waugh, for use on the MERRA website. It presents the author's findings based on that research. Some…

Continue Reading Thomas Stuart Scott (and his family)

The MERRA Committee and a volunteer community working group are now completing this two year project. ┬áStages included community engagement, a successful application for Rodney Local Board funding, volunteer working…

Continue Reading Scotts Landing Sign