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New Zealand Memories Issue 30



Contents

Of Mutton Birds and coast watchers                  4
Memoirs of lighthouse life from Julie Falkner

Editorial comment and mailbox                  8

It’s a wrap                  9
Pest extermination in the 1950s

The Great Depression                  10
Readers share their personal experiences

Images from the regions: Northland                  17

The Twist                  25
Dance craze of the early sixties

School holidays in the early 1930s                  26
From the ‘As I Remember’ stories aired on National Radio

60 years in the ice                  28
Max Pudney recounts the discovery of a crashed aircraft

A slice of life                  32
The Great Depression - making ends meet

Wurlitzer - Wellershaus                  34
Information collated by Des Timmins

On your bike - a true story      &nbs


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Index Issue 30

 

A

Abu Hassan 52

Aerial cage 36

Agriculture 42-45

Ahipara 25

Air force 28-31

Akers Bros 8

Akureyri Museum 30-31

Anderson engine 18

Arahura 26

ASHTON

     Maude 19

     Vernon 19

Auckland 9,11,38-39,48,62

Austin A40 22

Aviation 1,28-31

Awakino Point 18

B

Bakery 26

BALLARD Hank 25

BARKER Harry 38-39

BARLING Philip 8

BARNES Keith 41

BARR Nick 31

Bedding 38-39

Bicycles 36-37

Blacksmith 44

BOAG Bob 20

Bridges 62-63

BRIERLY Stan 42-45

Brown Bros Catalogue 40-41

Brown Brothers Ltd 40-41

Buick 62-63

Bullock team 21

C

Carnivals 35

CARPENTER

     Ivy 18

     Pearl 18

Carpets 38-39

Cartoon 21

Cashmore Mill 41

CATES Mr A 19

CHECKER Chubby 25

Children 57

Civic Theatre (Auckland)

  34-35

Civic Wurlitzer 34-35

Cobar 27

Coles Store 25

Concerts 50-51

Cooking 44

Coromandel 47-49

Crash 1

Crosscut saw 18

Cycling 36-37

D

Dancehall 37

Dancing 25

Dawson Falls 63

Day’s Bay 26-27

De Luxe Theatre (Wellington)

  34

Depression The 10-15,32-33

Dept of Agriculture 42-45

DIXON Peter 26-27

DOWNEY

     Arthur 18

     Pearl 18

DREADEN Bert 19

Driving Creek Railway 48-49

E

F

Fairey Battle Light Bomber

  28-31

Fairground organ 34-35

Farm ballot 18

Farming 18,42-45

Fat 8

Feltex 38-39

FENTON Frances 20

Ferry 54

Flaxmills 8

Flock House 42-45

Forestry 44

G

 

GARRETT Keith 29

GEIRSSON Hordur 30

General store 20

GIFFORD Tom 44

GORE Ross 21

Gracefield 13

Great Depression 10-15

GREEN Cal 25

Greymouth 8

Guido Schaef’s dancehall

  37

H

HARWOOD George 38

Haymaking 45

HAYTER Jimmy 29

Hokitika 36-37

Hollywood Theatre (Auck)

  34-35

HOPE-JONES Robert 34-35

HOPKINS Reginald 29

Horses 20,43,64

Hot Water Beach 47

HUETT Pat 26-27

Hunting 52

I

Iceland 28-31

Industry 38-39

Insects 9

J

K

Kaitaia 8

Kaitaia Drainage Scheme

  25

Karoro 36-37

Kauri 19

KAY Dick 38

KING

     Ailsa 15

     Ellen 15

     Ralph 15

King Dick motorcycle 40-41

Kirkaldie & Stains 15

Kopuru Rock 19

L

Land dredge 8

Laundry 44

LAWTON Tommy 38

Levy Building 26-27

Lighthouse 4-7

Livestock 42-45

Lower Hutt 13

Lupins 25

M

Main Highways Board 63

MARQUET Mr AL 39

Marran grass 25

Matangi 26

Maungaturoto Public Hall

  20

Maungaturoto 20

McLAUGHLAN Helen 12

MEIKLE Mrs Vera 52

Mercury Bay 47

Milk round 26

Milk 17

Milking 18

Milkmen 17

Miners Strike 50-51

Model T Ford 20

Mokau Bridge 62-63

Mokau River 62-63

Mokohinau 4-7

MORGANS Ivor 13

Motorcar 8,62-63

Motorcycles 40-41

Motoring 22

Movie theatre 27,34-35

Mt Egmont 63

Music 34-35,50-51

Musical 52

N

NAULLS

     Bob 4-7

     Dawn 4-7

     Douglas 4-7

     Irma 4-7

Nelson 25

Ngunguru ss 54-55

Niagara 6

Ninety Mile Beach 25

Northland 16-24,56-57

Notown 8

Nutter’s Store 52

O

OCKLEFORD Ray 38

Ohakune 64

Ohiwa 54-55

Opiki Bridge 8,41

Opotiki 54

Organs 34-35

P

PALMER Mick 21

Parliament 15

PARN Doreen 52

PEACE

     Jim 40-41

     Robert 40-41

Pensions 10-15

Pest extermination 9

Pharmacy 15

Photoplayer organ 34-35

Picnic 39

Pioneers 21

POOLE

     Garth 30

     Nan 30-31

     Natalie 30

Postcard 64

Pottery 48-49

PRICE Leila 52

Public Works Camps 10-15,25

Punt 62-63

Q

Queen Carnival 20

R

Rabbits 62-63

RAF 1,28-31

Railway 48-49,53

Rangitikei River 42-45

REDDING Mr B 39

Regent Theatre (Auckland)

  34-35

Regent Wurlitzer 34-35

Relief work 13

RIDDING Pat 26-27

Riots 10,15

RNZAF 28-31

Roads 64

ROBSON

     Sigga 29-30

     Tommy 29-30

Rotorua 63

ROUND Arthur K 28-31

Rowell’s Bakery 26

ROWSELL Miss 20

Rudolph Wurlitzer Co 34-35

RUSHTON John 54

RUST Yvonne 8

S

Salvation Army 11

Samoan Band 50-51

Scott Motors 40

Scottish settlers 21

Seaview Hospital 36-37

SEIFERT Louis 8

Semaphore 6

Sensational Nightingales 

  25

Service Cars 21

SEVESI Bill 51

Sharlands Ltd 15

Sheep 43

Shipping 54-55

SIMPSON June 12

SINCLAIR SgtJohn H 41

Social Welfare 10-15

Soup kitchens 11

Southward Museum 34-35

Star Hotel 52

Steamships 54-55

STENERSEN Les 34-35

Stewart’s Brewery 8

Stock 42-45

STUDHOLM Mr 19

Swagger 13

Swimming baths 53

SYME Mr 8

T

TAAFFE James 8

TALBOT Henry 29

Tane Bridge 8

Tane Hemp Co 8

Taneatua 53

Tangowahine 18

Taramakau Bridge 36

Taramakau River 36-37

TATTERSFIELD

     Felix 38

     John 38

     Mr JW 38-39

     Mrs 38-39

Tattersfield Ltd 38-39

Taupo Motor Camp 63

Taupo 63

Tauranga 52

Te Kao School 8

Te Kopuru 17,19

Te Puke Swim Baths 53

Te Puke 53

Tea party 57

Theatre Pipe Organ 34-35

Toheroa 19

Toll bridge 41

Tractors 42,44

Traffic Dept 30

Trains 48-49,53

TRIBE Gladys 12

TROW Bill 38

Twist, The 25

U

Unemployed 32-33

Unemployment 10-15

V

Vegetable plots 32-33

Vegetables 32-33

Vickers Vildebeest 28-29

W

Waiheke Island 12

Waihi Miners Strike 50-51

Waihi 50-51

Waipu 21

Wairakei Hotel 62-63

WALKER Howie 38-39

WALLACE Joseph 25

WATERFIELD Eric 38-39

Waterside workers 10

WEBB

     Alan 17,19

     Arthur 19

     Maude 19

     Noel 17

WELLERHAUSE Gebr 34-35

Wellershaus Organ 34-35

Wellington 15,26-27,32-33

Wellington Art School 15

Whakatane 54-55

Whangarei 22

WHITE

     Mr Bert 41

     Mrs 41

Wigram 28

WILLIAMS

     Desmond 20

     Joe 20

     Ruth 20

Wilson’s General Store 20

Winton 57

Wool 39

WRIGHT

     Ailsa 15

     Sue 15

Wurlitzer Organ 34-35

WWI 6-7,17,41

WWII 28-31

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