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New Zealand Memories Issue 57



Contents

Pakeho Dreaming 4

Nostalgic memories from Ann Somerville

Wise Words and Precious Memories 8

Janice Ackerley looks at autograph albums of the past

Richard Owen Jarrett 12

Henry Christensen profiles ‘New Zealand’s strongest man – 1930s’

Home – Grown Homes 16

An excerpt from Chris Hunter’s book on caravans

A Dream Come True 18

An ‘As I Remember Story’ from Judith Wilcox

John Hogan – a Man of Trees and Magazines 20

Hugh Hickman interviews a man of vision

From the Regions: Wanganui/Manawatu 22

A Case of May and December 30

The Big ‘OE’ by Jennifer Beck

Readers’ Responses – the SS Duchess 34

Better Late than Never 35

Bill James receives a belated Christmas present

Slice of Life: Picton in Holiday Mood 36

“Save our Railway” 38

Sit-down protest at Kiwi Station

Hehita and ‘The Children of the Mist’ 40

Donald Cochrane takes us deep into the Urewera Ranges

First Holy Communion Day 44

By Peter J. Stuart

Lake Pukaki Memories 46

Jan Vernon recalls MOW days at the Hydro Dam project

Then and Now 52

A taste of Graham Stewart’s new book on Wellington

Frequent Diversions 54

By Charlie Murdoch as told by Rob Webb

In Print 56

From the Regions: Waikato 58

Mailbox 66


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Index Issue 57

A

Alexandra Redoubt 64

ANZAC 34

Arapapi Tunnel 29

ARMITAGE, James 64

assisted passages 26

athletics 13

Auckland Teachers Training College 23

autograph albums 8

autographs 8

Automobile Association 19

B

BALDWIN, Arnold 21

Basin Reserve 52

basketball 14

Beekeepers Convention 60

beekeeping 60

BELLRINGER, R. 64

BETTANY, Arnold 17

Huia 17

Riro 17

‘Big O.E.’ 30

boating 20

BODDIE Family 6

body building 13

boxing 14

BRACEGIRDLE, Sgt. 65

brickworks 26

BRYAN, M. 64

BULFORD, Private 65

Bus & Coach Association 55

C

Camerontown 64

canoe hurdling 63

caravans 16, 18

CATHERWOOD, Alf 7

Catholic Church 45

cemetery 65

charges (dynamite) 29

Chateau 23

Christmas 35

Christmas presents 35

CLARK, Walter Mace 67

CLEAVER Family 6

Clydesdale horses 5

coaches 54

COLE, Private 65

Confirmation (Catholic Church) 45

conservationist 21

cricket 52

D

dances (country) 6

DENTON, Frank 27

depression 4

Dept. of Health 43

DINNIE, Donald 14

DIXON, Archie 29

E

electricity 7

emigration 26

Equator crossing 32

evangelism 42

F

farming 4

food 6

G

GOWER, Capt 34

GRACE, S. 64

GRAHAM, Dr 59

groceries 24

H

Hamilton 60

Hamilton Railway Station 61

HARDHAM, Harry 21

HARPER, C. Coleridge 67

HARTGILL, Mr. 14

HAWLEY, Alfred Sibthorpe 58

HAY, Peter Seaton 51

health care 42

‘Hehita’ 1, 40

HENRY, Sister Annie, 1, 40

HERD, Capt. 34

hives 60

HOGAN, John 20

holiday 30

HOLLAND, Sidney 38

Holy Communion 44

HOLZ, Allan 38

Jean 38

HOULAHAN, Rev. Father 45

HUNTER, Beatrice Mary 3

George Patrick 3

John Francis 3

Thomas Alexander 3

William Ernest 3

hydro dam 46

Hydro power station 28

J

JARRETT, Richard Owen 12

JOBLIN, Barry 7

JOHNSTONE, Ian 4

JULIAN, Carol 47

Claire 50

K

Kaimai air disaster 55

Kawau Island 34

KENANA, Rua 42

KIBBLEWHITE, Mr. 23

King Country 4

kiwi 38

L

LAING, Harry 13

Lake Pukaki 46

LAY, Stan 15

LEMBERG, Allen 4

Gordon 7

Lars 6

Longhill Airstrip 7

LUNDQVIST, Emma 45

Veronica 45

M

M.O.W. 46

magazines 20

Magic Flute 67

mail delivery 22

Mangahao Power Station 28

Manunui Maori Boys’ Training Farm 40

Maori Art & Culture 7

Maori canoe 63

Maori Education Foundation 42

Maori King Movement 62

Maori language 40

Maori Missions Committee 40

Maori Prophet 43

Maori Queen 62

MARTER, Leo 15

Masterton 15

Masterton YMCA 14

Maungapohatu 41

McGREGOR, Malcolm 60

McKENNA, Sgt. Edward 64

MEARA, Sgt. M. 65

medicine 43

military (Maori Wars) 65

military medals 65

MILLER, Oscar 34

mine sweeper 34

mission house 42

MONFRIES, Abigail 40

MORRISON, Fire Stoker 34

MURDOCH, Charlie 54

N

NAISMITH, Mr. 14

Native Schools Dept 41

Nelson Railway 38

New Zealand Boxing Assn. 14

New Zealand Wars 64

Ngaruawahia 62

Ngati Maniapoto 64

NICOLS Family 6

John 7

North Shore City 21

nurses 59

O

Orewa 19

ORME, Seaman 34

P

PAGE, Ruth 38

Pakeho 4

Pakeho Hall 6

Pakeho Progressive Assn. 6

Pakeho School 4

Palmerston North 26

Pelorus Jack 66

PETERS, Fred 16

PHILLIPS, Maud Annie 67

physical fitness 14

Picton 36

Potihi Kihi 1, 40

poultry farm 15

POWNALL, Geoff 15

Presbyterian Church 40

Presbyterian Women’s

Missionary Union 43

protesters 38

Public Works Camp 28

Pukaki 46

Pukaki Hotel 46

Purakanui 66

R

R.N.Z. Navy 34

railway 61

railway demolition 38

Railways Act 39

railways Dept. 38

rehabilitation families 6

religion 43

RIGGAR, Patsy 7

Ringatu 43

roading 53

Rocky Gully 72

ROSE, Randolph 15

Ruakura Apiary 60

Ruapehu 22

Ruapehu Ski Club 23

Ruatahuna 40

Ruatahuna School 41

Rukuhia 59

Rukuhia Station 59

RYAN, Cpl. J. 65

RYAN, Joe 34

S

Sandow System 14

SANDOW, Eugene 14

schooling 6

Sea Spray Magazine 20

Shannon 29

shipping

Arcadia 66

Cospatrick 66

Lachlan 21

Penguin 26

Piako 30

SS Cobar 34

SS Duchess 34

TSS Muritai 34

Woodlark 66

Sister Annie 1, 40

skiing 23

SLADE, John 21

SMITH, Alice

Annie 26

Elizabeth 26

George 26

Henry 26

Louisa 26

William 26

William (Jnr) 26

SMITH, Victor 54

SOMERVILLE, Ann 7

Jim 4

Judy 4

Max 4

Stella 4

sowing 5

steamer 34

STEELE, Seaman 34

STUART, Peter 45

suppers (dances) 6

SWIFT, Capt. 64

T

Tauranga 54

Tauranga Airport 54

TE ATA I RANGI – KAAHU, Dame 62

Te Awamutu 58

Te Kuiti Hospital 25

Te Kuiti Station 6

Te Rapa Aerodrome 60

teaching 42

telephones 5

THEEDOM, Seaman 34

‘The Narrows’ 59

THOMAS, Private 65

THORBY Family 5

topdressing (aerial) 6

traction engine 72

travel 30

travel tickets 33

Tuakau 64

Tuhoe 40

Turangawaewae Marae 62

TURLEY, Fire Stoker 34

U

University Tramping Club 23

Urewera Ranges 40

V

VERNON, Jan 46

verse 8

Victor Transport 54

Victory March 61

W

W.H. Smith 26

Waiheke Island 34

Waikato 58

Waikato Hospital 59

Waikato River 62

Waikato River 17

Waitiwhenua Bridge 25

Waitomo County 24

Wanganui 14, 27

Wanganui Fire Brigade 14

WEBB, Billy 15

WEBSTER, Pat 15

Wellington 52

Wellington Harbour 34

WHITE, Davey 34

WHITE, Patrick 45

WILKINSON, Capt 34

WILKINSON, Wilkie 21

WILLIAMS, Edith 27

Women’s Federated Farmers 6

Women’s Institute 49

WOODALL, Clem 19

WOOLLAMS, Fred 6

WW I 34

WYATT, Col. 64

Y

yachting 20

yachting & Powerboat Regatta 36

Z

Zadey’s General Store 24

 




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