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New Zealand Memories Issue 103



Contents

 

Going to Town - 4

An outing to Auckland City by Jeanette Grant.

When Jack Johnson Met Tommy Burns - 10

Boxing highlights from Dave Cameron.

Identity - 14

Becoming New Zealanders. An article by Ron Palenski.

From the Regions: Hawke’s Bay - 20

In Memorial of Harriet Bassett - 30

A moving family story by Terry Ford.

Centrefold: All Aboard the Rotoiti - 36

Contributed by the Rotorua Museum.

Wartime Memories of a Lower Hutt Schoolboy - 38

Childhood recollections from Noel Smith.

A Poignant Signpost in Devon - 48

Paul Campbell visits a New Zealand War Memorial.

The Greenstone Eardrop - 50

A heart-warming tale retold by Jenny Jenkins.

Memories - 52

Les Watkins reminds us of those ‘petrol-powered carriages’.

From the Regions: Otago - 54

Mailbox - 66

New to Print - 68

Index and Genealogy List - 70

Editor’s Choice - 72

Honey, I’m Home!


NZ$15.00

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A

Adams Bruce                                         6

Advance Hastings carnival                 21

Aerial Mapping                                  26

afternoon tea                                         8

agriculture                                           28

American serviceman                          41

ANDERSON  Mr.                             54

ARMSTRONG  Evelyn                    46

                            Wynn                      39

Auckland                                               4

Auckland City                                      4

Austin motorcar                                  20

aviation (1920)                                  53

 

B

BALANCE  John                               15

Barton’s Butchery                              62

BASSETT  Harriet                             31

                   John                                  33

                   Kate                                  31

                   Rose                                  31

                   Samuel Henry                  31

Baush & Lamb Multiplex                 24

Bay Hall (Timaru)                              59

BEEBY Rev                                        45

Bere Alton                                           48

Bere Ferrers Station                            48

BIRDLING  Maggie                          39

BISHOP  Harriet                                31

blade shears                                         29

Blenheim                                            33

BOCKAERT  Mr. E                         52

Boer War                                             16

boxing                                                 10

Brent’s Boarding House                     50

BROWN  Joe                                     58

bullock teams                                      21

BURNS  Tommy                               10

butcher’s shop                                    60

butchery scales                                    63

 

C

cable cars                                             56

cadet corps                                          43

Café Hotel                                          46

Carnatic                                              31

CARROL  Joe                                     28

cartage                                                 24

Catons Bay                                         46

Central Hutt School                           45

Chinese                                               39

Christchurch                                      15

cinema                                                 40

coastal shipping                                  29

Cobb coaches                                     24

contour maps                                      24

COOK  Mavis                                    20

COOK  Reg                                       20

CORBETT  John                              54

                     Mary                               54

COTTER   Grace                              54

                    Jack                                  54

                    Kathleen                          54

                    Nelie                                54

                    Tom                                54

COXON   Alex                                  39

cribs                                                     57

CULSHAW - PAHAUWERA

                   Family                              29

 

D

D Dodds & Sons                               61

dancehall                                             58

dancing                                               58

Darracq motor car                               52

Days Bay                                             45

department stores                                 6

Devonport                                          14

Dion motor car                                   52

dog trialling                                        29

Dudding flats                                     41

Dudding, Smith & Coxon                39

Duddings Plumbing                          39

Dunedin                                             55

Dunedin Town Hall                          58

Duvauchelle                                       46

 

E

early motoring                                    52

Earnslaw                                             58

ELBE Family                                      41

emigration                                           31

Esplanade Hotel                                 46

 

F

FAHY Family                                     72

Farmers Department  Store                  5

Farmers free bus                                    6

farming                                          21,28

fashion                                                   4

fertilizer                                               29

FLYNN Ida                                        54

              Lizzie                                     54

              May                                       54

food safe                                              72

franchise (women)                              14

FURBY Mr. & Mrs.                          33

 

G

Gallipoli                                              16

general store                                        64

George Courts                                      6

GILLANDERS  William                   49

gloves                                                     5

Grand Motor Tour                            53

GREAVES William                           49

grip motorman                                   56

GUNN  Beverly                                 39

                Mr.                                 38,39

 

 

H

Hastings                                              21

hats                                                        5

HAUHAU                                          24

Hawke’s Bay                                       20

Hawke’s Bay Motor Co                     24

heavyweight boxers                            13

HELMS  Harry                                  54

HERRICK  Lt. Colonel                     24

holidays                                               46

HOSKYN  Daniel                              15

housework                                          72

HUNIA  Rape                                    26

Hutt Central Primary School             39

 

I

 

J

JACK   Nelli                                       43

JACKSON  John                                49

Joe Brown’s Saturday Night Dance  58

JOHNSON  Bob                               54

                     Grace                              54

                      Harry                             54

                      Helen                             54

                      Jack                          10,54      

                      Samuel                           54

JOHNSTON  Nora                           46

                         Tommy                      46

JUDGE  Joseph                                 49

 

K

Kaitangata                                           61

KARA Tini                                         29

kerosene tins                                       72

King George Picture Theatre            40

Kings High School                             57

KIRTON Chudleigh                         49

kiwi                                                     19

KNIGHT James                                 60

 

L

Lake Wanaka                                      54

Lands & Survey Department            27

LAWSON  Henry                              15

                   Louisa                               15

Leicestershire sheep                            29

leisure boating                                    36

LEITCH  Sir Peter                             61

Leo O’Malley                                        6

Liberal Government                           15

lice (sheep)                                          29

Lower Hutt                                         39

LOWREY  Hadden                           56

                  Haddon                            56

Lyall Bay                                             72

 

M

MacNICOL  Colin                            54

                      Duncan                         54

                      Irene                              54

                      Margaret                        54

MacPHERSON Mawson                  39

Maori bread                                        26

Maori parliamentary seats                  16

Maori vote                                          16

Maraekakaho Station                          21

Maranui                                              72

Marine Parade                                    23

MARYCHURCH  Mr. A                  52

MAXWELL  Alice                              50

McBRYDE  Baron                             49

McINTOSH  Hugh                          13

McKENNA  Richard                         49

McLEAN  Donald                             21

meat                                                    60

Merino sheep                                      29

Middlemarch                                      64

Militia                                                 24

milk bar                                               42

Milne & Choyce Ltd                           6

Milton                                                 60

Ministry of Works                              26

MITCHELL  Len                              65

Mitchell’s Store                                   64

Mohaka                                               29

Mohaka Bridge                                   26

MONTGOMERY  Field Marshal    44

Mornington                                        57

Mount Cook Motor Car Service       52

Mount Cook Tourism Co.                53

Municipal Pools                                 23

music                                                   58

 

 

N

Nants                                                  24

Napier                                                 21

Napier - Taupo Road                    1, 24

Napier beach                                      22

national identity                                 14

New Brighton                                    46

New Brighton Hotel                          46

Ngatira Station                                   17

Norman                                              48

NZ Aero Transport Co.                     53

NZ Expeditionary Force                    48

 

O

O’DONNELL  Les                            12

O’KEEFE  Pat                                   12

Okere Falls Wharf                              36

Opawa River                                       33

Opepe                                                 24

Otago                                           53, 54

OWEN - JOHNSON  Amos            39

 

P

Pettigrews                                           24

pianist (dance band)                          58

plumbers                                             39

Pohokura Mill                                    26

postage stamp                                     19

Pourerere Beach                                  20

Powdrells                                            24

punt                                                    33

 

Q

Queenstown                                53, 58

 

R

Radio 2ZB                                          58

rail bridge (Waitaki River)                  16

railway                                                 17

Ramblers                                             59

ration packs                                         42

rationing (WW II)                              39

Rendalls                                                 6

Rendezvous Band                              59

Renwick                                              33

RHODES  Mr.  R. H.                        53

Riley Kestrel motor car                       56

roading                                           1, 24

roadmen                                              26

Romney sheep                                    29

Rongotai College                                43

Rotoiti                                                 36

Rotorua                                        36, 50

Roxburgh                                           57

rugby                                                  16

Runanga                                             24

Rushcutters Bay (Sydney)                 13

RUTHERFORD  Mr.  J. S.              53

 

S

Saddleback                                          27

SCOTT Robert Falcon                      56

SEDDON Richard John                   15

sheep dipping                                     29

sheep farming                                     28

sheep sharing                                      29

shipboard food                                   32

shipboard quarters                              32

shipping  H.M.S Indefatigable           44

               Pamir                                   40

               S.S. Awanui                         28

shopping                                                

silver fern                                               6

Skeates & Bockaert                             19

SKEATES  Mr.  J. E.                         52

                   Mr.  P. R.                         52

Skippers                                              52

Skippers School                                  54

Sling Camp, Salisbury                        54

SMITH  Alex                                     48

               Mr.                                       39

               Mrs.                                      39

               Noel                                     39

               Ted                                      39

SPENCE  Rex                                    39

St Stephens Presbyterian Church      60

Star motor car                                     45

steam launch                                       52

stockings                                             36

surveyor                                                 5

Swan Memorial Children’s Pool        27

swimming                                           23

swimsuits                                            22

Sydney (boxing)                                 22

 

T

Tarawera                                             12

Tatara-a-kina Mill                              24

Taupo                                                 26

Tauranga                                            24

Taurangakuma Deviation                  50

Taurangakumu Hill                           25

Te Harato                                           24

Te KOOTI                                         24

Te Pouhi                                             24

tearooms                                              24

telegraph                                               8

The Hermitage                                   19

Timaru                                                52

TOMOANA  Henere                        59

tourism                                                24

Town Hall Dance (Dunedin)           36

trams                                                   58

transporting wool                                 5

travel passes (school pupils)               21

TRUSSELL  William                         43

Tua Marina Cemetery                       49

 

U

Ulimaroa                                             34

Union Steam Ship Co                        48

 

V

V.E Day                                              19

V.J  Day                                              43

VOGAN  Don                            43, 58

                 Larry                                   39

 

W

Waikaka                                              39

Waipawa                                             58

Waipukurau                                       20

Waipunga Bridge                               20

Wairau Ford                                       26

Wairau River                                       33

Wairoa                                                 33

Waitaki River                                      28

Walter J. Thomson

             - Advertising Studio              16

war comics                                             8

war memorial (Plymouth UK) 48     45

war propaganda                                  48

WARDEN  John                                45

WATTIE  Angus                               49

Wellington                                          27

Wellington Harbour                          39

Wellington Zoo                                  40

WEST  Sidney                                   38

WIGLEY  Rodolph                            49

WILLIAMS  Dids                              52

WILLIAMS  Flossie                            65

women’s rights                                   65

WON  Chong                                    15

WON Elizabeth                                 39

            Joe                                           39

            Mrs                                          39

            Violet                                      39

wool                                                    39

wool bales                                     21, 28

World War I                                       21

World War II                                      48

 

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