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New Zealand Memories Issue 106



Contents

 

Shangri-la; Holiday on Waiheke - 4

Nostalgia from Jacqueline Crompton Ottaway.

New Zealanders in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 - 8

Geoffrey J. Lowe recounts details of a war fought in South Africa.

The Italian Fishermen of Island Bay - 12

Wellington in the 1940s and 1950s. By Bob Stothart.

Bike, Sweat and Tears - 16

Dave Grantham relates his 1963 South Island bike ride.

The Story of the Lemon Squeezer -  22

Origins of the New Zealand Army felt hat.

From the Regions: Southland -  24

Family Holidays at Plimmerton - 32

A treasure trove of memories from Margaret Elms.

Centrefold: A Sorry Sight - 36

The schooner ‘Spray’ on Gisborne’s Waikanae Beach.

W.J.F.  -  38

Dr. H.G Feltham pays tribute to his multi-talented father.

My Uncle Joe - 46

Ralph Levinson’s Auckland relative is the subject of this story.

The Wheel Deal - 50

David Hill recalls the family’s first car, an Austin A30.

In Love with Shirley Temple - 52

Hollywood and Christchurch in the 1930s from Geoff Lealand.

Still Standing... On a Bit of a Lean - 56

Nancy Hill has a special place for Nelson’s rustic ‘Road Ashton’.

Gisborne: Moutohora Railway Days  -  58

By R.(Bob) Hepburn.

Can You Help? -  64

New to Print  - 66

List of New Zealand Memories Back Issues  - 68

Index and Genealogy List - 70

Editor’s Choice: Entwined Motorists - 72


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A

AA Handbook 17

accommodation house 26

advertising poster 24

Amberley 17

Anatoki River 19

Anglican school 29

Anglo-Boer War 8

Aramoana 18

Auckland 4, 47

Austin A30 50

Avondale 47

B

bach 6

BAIN Jack 21

Banao Family 14

Banjo 25

Basille Family 14

bath (copper) 47

Battle of Peking 48

BEERE Daniel Manders 37

Big Glory Bay 25

Bluff 24

Bluff wharves 24

boarding school 30

Boer War 23

Boiler Exam 59

box camera 59

Boxer Rebellion (China) 48

BOYD Bill 21

           Mrs 21

BROWN Mr and Mrs H. 21

Buller Gorge 20

C

camping 17, 34

car receipt 72

CATALDO Johnnie 14

Cataldo Family 14

chemist shops 39

Cheviot 17

Chinese 56

Christchurch 21

Christchurch 52

Christmas postcards 49

cinemas 54

cleaner (railway) 59

CLEVELY Cecile 33

commercial fishing 14

COMPARINI David 14

                       Mrs 14

Conway River 17

Cook Strait 14

crane 27

cycling 16

D

DAVENPORT Barry 14

DELLABARCA Frank 14

Dellabarca Family 14

DENSON Basil 34

                Cecile 33

                Charlie 33

Dorothy 34

Elva 34

Freddie 33

Jack 34

Joyce 34

Kate 34

Rosie 34

Stan 33

Frank 24

DISERENS Ralph 20

doctor’s fees 45

Dovedale Valley 56

DURANT Gustavo 12

E

earthquakes (1848 and 1855) 35

East Coast 59

education 29

emigartion (Italian) 12

F

FELTHAM Dr. Wilfred J. 39

ferry 6

film star 52

fireman (railway) 59

Fireman’s Exam 59

fishermen 12

fishing 14

fishing nets 14

Fort Paremata 35

FRASER Mr J.W 26

Sir Thomas 40

FURBY Major W.S 23

G

general practitioner 40

general store (Island Bay) 14

Gisborne 1, 37, 58

Glenhope 20

GODLEY Sir Alexander 23

Gore 27

Gore Bay 17

Gore Bay Camping Ground 17

Gowanbridge 20

Grand View House 26

GRANTHAM David 19

Elmer 19

Christopher 19

GRAVES Russell 27

Greta River 17

guard (railway) 62

H

Half Moon Bay (Stewart Island) 25

Hastings 33

HOC TING Wong Ah Poo 56

HOCTON Erena Jane 56

holidays 5, 32

Hope Saddle 20

Horopito 41

house calls (doctor) 42

Hutt War 35

HYNDMAN Martha 29

I

immigration 39

Indian motorbike 40

Invercargill 28

INWOOD Erena Jane 57

John Thomas 56

Island Bay 12

Island Bay Beach 14

Italian emigrants 12

J

K

Kaikoura 17

Kapiti 35

Kia Ora Dairy Factory 62

Kingston 27

Kodak 116 box camera 59

Korere 20

Kowhai Crossing 59

L

Lake Wakatipu 27

LAMPE Mark 24

LATHAM Miss 51

LEASK Mr 25

lemon squeezer hat 22

Little Rakiura 25

locomotives 59

LUCAS Crosby 51

Nellie 51

M

MacDIARMID Gordon 44

MacDONALD Anne 29

MACKIE Garnet 25

George 25

Norman 25

Mackie’s Hill 25

Makaraka 62

MALONE Lt. Col. W.G 23

Manapuri 26

Manurere 26

Maraetaha 59

Marlborough A&P Showgrounds 18

Marlborough Sounds 18

Matawai 62

MATTINAS Di 14

Giovanni 14

Marietta 14

Vince 14

McCALLUM Miss 19

McGEORGE Alex 26

Joseph 26

McKILLOP Mr M. 35

medical officer 42

medicine 39

Meo Family 14

Mobil Economy Run 51

Model T Ford Touring Car 72

Moonlight 72

Morris Minor 51

Motueka 19

Motueka River 19

Motupiko 20

Moutohora 59

Moutohora railway 59

Muollo Family 14

Murchison 21

N

Napier 59

naturalised Chinese 56

Nelson 17

Nelson 56

NEWMAN Jean 46

Joseph 46

Newton Flat Hotel 21

NICHOLSON Esther 28

NZ Army 23

NZ Expeditionary Force 23

NZ Government Railways 59

NZ Railways 27

O

Ohakune 40

Ohakune East 39

Okitu Dairy Factory 62

Oneroa Beach 5

onions 49

Otoko 63

Owen River 20

P

Palm Beach 7

Palmerston North 34

Papatoetoe 39

Pebrus Bridge 18

PINCKNEY Diana 30

Plimmerton 32

prescription drugs 44

pup tent 17

Pupu Springs 19

Q

QUNNEY Ray 20

R

R.S.A. 23

Radiology 42

Radium 25

Raetihi 42

Rai Saddle 18

railway 1, 59

railway 59

railway bridges 63

railway stations 60

railwayman 59

Rakauroa 63

Raleigh bicycle 16

Raurimu 44

redoubt 35

Reefton 16

Reefton Railway Station 21

Reid & Gray Farmers 27

REIN Mrs 25

Retaruke 44

rifle regiment 23

ROUNTREE Joy 55

ROY        Joe 72

John 72

Roy Bros. 72

S

SALMOND Mr J. 26

scarpbook 53

school meals 30

Second Class Engine Driver’s Exam

59

Serci Family 14

settlers (Italian) 14

shipping

Calliope 35

Matahorua 35

Price Umberto 14

Rosa 14

San Marco 14

Santina 14

Spray 37

S.S. Waiwera 9

Shirley Temple Double Competition

53

skilled laborourer (railway) 59

sluch hats 23

smokehouse 25

Sollitt Brothers 33

Southland 24

St. John’s Girls School 29

State Theatre (CHCH) 53

Stewart Island 25

SWEENEY Shirley 55

swimming (Cook Strait) 14

T

Taihape 40

Taihape Hospital 44

Takaka 19

Takapau 23

Tapu Te Ranga 14

Taranaki Rifles 23

Taupo Pa 35

Te Karaka 62

TE RAUPARAHA 35

tearoom (Waiheke Island) 5

telegraph service 41

TEMPLE Shirley 52ch issue of New Zealand keeping with

Territorials 23

theatre 44

THOMSON Mr 25

TODD Miss 29

Tokaanu 42

tourism 24

trafficator 51

TROTTER Janet 29

U

Union Steam Ship Co. 18

V

Volunteers (Army) 23

Vulcan railcar 16

W

Waiheke Island 4

Waikanae Beach 37

Waikohu 60

Waipaoa River 62

Waipaoa Station 62

Waipara 21

Waitati 49

Wanganui Hospital 42

Wellington 12, 32, 39

Wellington Hospital 39

WELLS Jean 47

West Coast 16

Whangamoa Saddle 18

Whitianga 44

Woodlands 29

World War One 23

X

xray machine 42

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