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New Zealand Memories Issue 136



Contents


Issue 136


Birds and the Bills 4

English birds species to New Zealand, an article by David Relph.


Waterlogged 9

The Stout family in knitted swimsuits.


Reflections of a Sojourner at White Swan Road  10

Grace Cheung remembers Auckland in the 1960s.


The Bell Lap 15

From Alan Turley's collection of sporting memorabilia.


Homesick 16

Joan Leonard remembers the US Marines in Wanganui.


The Buzz in Buzzy Bee 18

Christopher Moor's account of the New Zealand iconic toy.


From the regions: Northland 21


Confessions of a CMT Army Cook 30


Uncle Jack's Scrapbook 34

Nostalgia from Tony Russell.


Centrefold: Riding High 36

A Nelson Provincial Museum photograph of crossing the Buller River.


King Dick 38

Claire Duncan profiles Richard John Seddon.


Gold Star Mothers 46

June Peka's grandmother belonged to an almost forgotten group.


Snow the Hermit 48

A Moturekareka Island inhabitant is remembered by Rae Atkins.


The times they are a-changin' 52

Household appliances of yesteryear.


The First Wave 54

Coffee bars in Wellington in the 1950s by Bob Stothart.


From the regions: Bay of Plenty / Coromandel 57


Reader's Response: Caroline Bay 67


Index and genealogy list 70


Editor's Choice: Gone Fishing 72

A photograph of Christchurch fisherman contributed by Pam Mugford.




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Index Issue 136
 

A

Acclimatisation Societies 4

air raid practices 26

ALEXANDER  Scott 23

American troops (WWII) 16

ANDERSON  Bert 21

                       Charlie 21

                       Fred 21

                       Joe 21

                       Percy 21

                       Robin 23

Arahura Road Board 39

Ardmore aerodrome 59

army mess 30

Auckland 10, 18, 48

aviation 58

Aviation (Avro 10) 29

Avro 10 monoplane 29

 

B

BALANCE  John 41

BAXTER  James K 55

Bay of Islands 28

Bay of Plenty 62

Bell Brothers & Campbell 29

big game fishing 28

BILLS  Catherine 8

           Charles 4

           Dora 8

           Elizabeth 4

           Ethel 8

           Richard 4

           Sara 8

bird dealers 6

birds 4

British Regiment (Tauranga) 63

BROWN  Elizabeth 6

Buller River 36

Burnham Military Camp 30

Buzzy Bee 1, 18

 

C

C.L. Stevenson Ltd 19

café food 55

Canterbury 30

Canterbury Acclimitisation

                                    Society 7

Caroline Bay 67

Caroline Bay Assn carnival 67

Casa Fontana 55

chair crossing (Buller River) 36

CHALLENOR  Stan 19

CHAN  Edith 11

             Grace 10

             Helen 11

             Mrs Kathleen 10

             Rev. W.K. 11

             Sharon 11

Chance Vought F4 U Corsair 58

Christchurch 4, 72

coffee 54

coffee & chicory 54

coffee bars 54

COLLINS  Eliza 47

                  Hanna 46

                  Norman 46

Compulsory Military Training 30

Cook Islands (colonisation) 42

Coromandel 57

Corsair fighter plane 59

Crust & Crust 7

CURRY  Mr A.L. 47

cycling 15

 

D

dancehall (Whangarei) 23

dancing (1960s) 23

Dargaville

      - Mangawhare bridge 21

DAVENPORT  Vern 20

department store (Auckland) 13

Dunedin 4, 7

 

E

education 42

ELLISON  Bryan 23

emigration (Australaia) 39

employment conditions 42

entertainment 23

espresso machine 55

EUSTACE  Nola 46

 

F

'Faith in Australia' 29

Farmers Catalogue 20

farming 22

Fiji (colonisation) 42

fishing 28, 72

Florida Café 55

 

G

GLASGOW  Lord 41

gold prospecting 39

Gold Star Mothers group 46

goldmine 61

goldmining 39

GOODHEW  Nana 26

Greek immigrants 55

 

H

H.E. Ramsay Ltd 19

HANSEN  Charlie 48

HARPER  Elizabeth 4

HARRIS  Betty 51

               Clifford (Snow) 48

Hatea River 22

Hauraki Plains 58

hermit 48

Hokianga Harbour 26

Hokitika 39

holidays (Auckland) 48

Hororata 32

Hotchkiss machine gun 26

household appliances 53

housework 53

HUNTER  Percy 51

HURRELL  Jack 50

 

I

import (birds) 4

INGLES  Margaret 23

 

J

JENKINSON  Shane 23

JOHNSTON  Lois 55

JOHNSTON  

                  Lt Norman Bruce 26

 

K

Kaihu Creek 21

Kaikohe District High 26

Kaitaia 29

Kaitaia Hairdressing 29

Kaitaia Hotel 29

Kaituna River 65

Kawau Island 49

KELLAWAY  Jim 50

KELLY  Wendy 23

KENNY  Alice 47

KITTS  Iris 19

Kiwiana 18

knitted swimwear 9

Komata Mines 61

Komata Reefs Battery 61

Kumara 39

 

L

Lambton Quay 55

LAWSON  Bev 19

                 Keith 19

Lee Enfield 303 rifle 26

Liberal Party 41

LINDSAY  Jane 39

Lion Rock Ventures Ltd 18

Logan & Stout 29

LUCAS  Arnold 8

             Charles Gordon 8

             Colin 8

             Gordon 8

             Katherine 8

             May 8

 

M

maize shipping 64

Mangawhare 21

Maori land 41

Martin's Bay 48

McCAULEY  Tom 50

McKEGG  William 18

military training 30

milk bars 54

mobile cooker (Army) 30, 47

Mone Marie coffee bar 54

Moturekareka Island 48

Mounted Home Guard 26

Mt Roskill 10

Mt Victoria 54

 

N

National Electrical &

              Engineering Co. 53

NAYLOR  Neville 50

Ninety Mile Beach 29

Northland 21

Northwood Bros. 29

 

O

O'CONOR  Rory 47

Old Age Pensions Bill 42

Otago Acclimitisation Society 7

Otaua School 26

 

P

Paeroa 60

PAGE  Phil 23

Paparoa 22

Paparoa Council Chambers 22

parliament (1890) 41

PATON  Tom 26

PAWERA  Canon H 64

PERRY  Mary (Molly) 46

             Ron 47

             Toddy 47

             William Gerald 46

Petone 15

photography 22

Playcraft Products 18

Political Labour League 42

politics (1890s) 41

Prince Charles 18

Prince William 19

Princess Diana 18

pro-colonisation 41

Public Works quarry (Te Puke) 65

publicity (tourism) 66

Punakitere 26

 

Q

Queens Hotel (Kumara) 39

QUINN  Ron 47

 

R

RADCLIFFE  

              Frederick George 22

radio broadcast 47

RAMSAY  Hector 19

                 John 20

                 Joyce 20

                 Les 20

refrigerator (1940s) 53

REYNOLDS  Bob 23

Rimuhanga River 9

RNZAF 59

ROBBINS  Ileen 27

                  John 26

                  John jr. 27

                  Mrs 27

Rotoroa Island 50

Rotorua 66

RUSSELL  Jack 34

 

S

Samoa (colonisation) 42

SCHLESINGER  Maurice 18

                            Mrs 18

scrapbook 34

Secondary School Act 42

SEDDON  Louisa Jane 39

                  Mary 55

                  Richard John 38

                  Thomas 39

sewing 13

sewing patterns 13

shipping  Alhambra 39

              Charlotte Gladstone 4

              HMS Neptune 46

              Mizpah 50

              Owestry Grange 44

              Rewa 48

              Star of England 39

              Warrior Queen 4

shipwreck 50

Shops & Offices Act 42

SMITH  Noel 30

South Hikianga 26

SPOTSWOOD  Louisa Jane 39

stamp (Kiwiana) 18

STOUT  Arthur Duncan 9

              John David 9

              Robert 41

              Robert Edward 9

              Vida Mary 9

SWANSTON  

                  Donald Andrew jr. 72

SWANSTON  Donald snr. 72

swimsuit (hand knit) 9         

 

T

TailoTANGUAY  Heather 20

Tarawera 66

Tauranga 62

Tauranga Harbour 63

Tauranga Hotel 52

Tauranga Post Office 52

taxidermy 6

TAYLOR  Mr P.C. 22

                Valerie 23

Taylor's General Store (Waipu) 22

Te Kaha 64

Te Puke 64

The Buttery 55

The French Maid coffee bar 55

THORBURN  Ron 23

THORNE  Colin 23

Timaru 67

Tirohia 58

tourism 66

toys 1, 18

Trentham Military Camp 51

TURNER  Dan 23

 

U

UPHAM  Mrs 47

US Marines 16

       

V

van der KWAST  Suzy          55

VERCOE  Gary                       23

VOS  Mabel                       64

 

W

Waimea Creek 39

Waipu 22

WALKER  Warwick 23

WARD  Ian 23

Warden's Court 39

Wellington 54

Wellington's Parent's Centre 19

Westland County Council 39

Westland Provincial Council 39

Whanganui 16

Whangarei 22, 23

Whangarei Borough map 24

Whangarei Druid's Hall 23

Whangarei Young People's Social Club 23

whitebaiting 65

Whitianga 57

Whitianga Wharf 57

wire work factory 6

World War One 46

World War Two 16, 26, 59

WRIGHT  Catherine 23

                  Henry 62

 

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