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Olga (Aroa) Johnson (1905 - 1998)

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Olga Johnson formerly Aroa
Born in Taranaki, New Zealandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Wellington, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified 31 May 2019
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Olga Aroa was born on 24 February 1905. Her sibling is Lily Aroa.


1910 Fitzroy School, New Plymouth [1]
FITZROY SCHOOL. The following are the names of the scholars attending tho Fitzroy School Primers Class .. Lily Aroa, Olga Aroa,

OKATO PATRIOTIC CONCERT. TARANAKI DAILY NEWS, 12 JULY 1917 Olga Aroa, a pretty little dance


NEW ZEALAND HERALD, VOLUME LVII, ISSUE 17603, 16 OCTOBER 1920, She is at the Methodist Church, Remuera, Auckand

July 1932 NEW ZEALAND HERALD, VOLUME LXIX, ISSUE 21238, 19 JULY 1932 Nurses' Dance. Nurses of Waikato Hospital, Miss Olga Aroa

Nursing Exam Pass 1933[2]
NURSES, PASS. MATERNITY EXAMINATIONS. . Hamilton.—Olga Aroa (honours),

1935 [3]
Beckenham Nursing Division—Dr. F. T. Birkinshaw to be divisional surgeon, Nurse Olga Aroa to be nursing officer.

1940 Departing Auckland Red Cross [4]

As a mark of appreciation of the services rendered by Sister Olga Aroa to the Auckland branch of the New Zealand Red Cross Society, a social and dance arranged by the entertainment committee of the society was held in the New Metropole Cabaret last night. Sister Aroa, who is leaving shortly to take up a nursing position in Christchurch, has been tutor sister to the Red Cross Society in Auckland for this last year.

1940 Transfer to Christchurch Hospital [5]
Mrs Olga Johnson, formerly Sister Aroa, will return to Christchurch from Auckland early next week to take up the position of theatre sister at the Christchurch Hospital, a post she held before her marriage. Her husband is now on active service and Mrs Johnson has done much useful work in Auckland for the Red Cross Society, by whom she was entertained at a farewell party yesterday.

New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1853-1981

Olga Aroa

1928 Manukau Auckland
1935 Christchurch South
1938 Christchurch South Canterbury

Olga Johnson

1946 Eden Auckland
1949 Otaki Wellington
1954 Heretaunga Wellington
1957 Petone Wellington
1963 Hutt Wellington
1969 Hutt Wellington
1972 Western Hutt Wellington
1978 Western Hutt Wellington
1981 Western Hutt Wellington


On 25 March 1998 Olga Johnson passed away aged 93, having been born on 24 February 1905[6]


The parents of Olga and Lily need to be located. Aroa in New Plymouth, Fitzrot, Okato . . . 1905 - 1917


  1. Taranaki Herald, Taranaki Herald, Volume LVIII, Issue 14328, 5 October 1910
  2. Auckland Star, Auckland Star, Volume LXIV, Issue 161, 11 July 1933
  3. Press, Press, Volume LXXI, Issue 21506, 22 June 1935
  4. Auckland Star, Volume LXXI, Issue 133, 6 June 1940
  5. Press, Volume LXXVI, Issue 23039, 6 June 1940
  6. NZBDM deaths 25/3/1998 1998/5871 Johnson, Olga, 24 February 1905

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