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New Zealand Memories Issue 59



Contents

Waitomo Caves : New Zealand’s Natural Phenomena 4

By Claire Duncan

Fit for a King … or Queen 10

The hotel at Waitomo

On a Dark and Stormy Night 12

The Athol Cresswell story as told by Max Pudney

Arrowtown Memories 16

Dave Cameron recalls his Otago upbringing

In Print 19

Full Steam Ahead 20

Motoring with Christopher Moor

A Tearoom Tribute 22

By Helen B. Laurenson

From the Regions : Nelson/Marlborough 28

Slice: Nelson Boys’ College Sports Day ca 1910 36

The Era of the Silvery Waterway 38

The Auckland ferries - written by Alan Turley in 1959

The Rise of Auckland’s Harbour Bridge 41

How we bridged the gap by Claire Duncan

Dear Darling : Letters and Letter Writing in Wartime 46

The significance of wartime letters by Deborah Montgomerie

From the Regions : Taranaki 51

German Link with New Zealand’s Mighty Kauri Tree 58

A contribution from the Kauri Museum

The Old Believers 60

Gordon Campbell recalls the arrival of Russian refugees in NZ

The Goldminer from China 64

A poem by Belinda Wong

Mailbox 66

Index, Genealogy List and Bibliography 70

Editor’s Choice 72

‘The Abyssinia Race’

COVER IMAGE:

The factory of E. G. Lane, Tees Street, Oamaru in 1905

Courtesy of the North Otago Museum

 


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Index Issue 59

A

Arthur’s Pass 1, 39

accommodation (M.O.W.) 22

ADCOCK, Laura 17

Aerial Services Limited 11

air accident 50

Air Charter 50

Air Force 51

ALEXANDER, Ron 51

Aranga 28

Arthur’s Pass township 40

Auckland 12

aviation 10

aviation 50

aviation accident 10

Awanui 25

B

BALL, Mr. H. 27

BASSETT, Thomas 30

BAXTER, James K. 7

Bay of Islands 26

Bay of Plenty 56

Bealey 44

Bealey Gorge 41

BENSEMANN, Paul 19

BEST, Annie 17

BIGNELL, Valerie 50

BLAKE, Edwin 41

Walter 40

blasting 23

BRADSHAW, Arthur 51

BROWN, Philip 11

bullocks 62

butter factory 30

C

CADELL, Capt. Francis 46

CAIRNY, Dr 12

camping ground 34

caravans (camping) 34

CARTER, Mr. R. 27

Cass Hotel 44

CHADWICK, Brian 50

CHAFFEY, Annie 16

Henry 16

cheese factory 30

Chief Post Office (Wellington) 4

childcare 24

Christchurch 39

coach (Concord) 41

Cobb & Co. 43

COOKSLEY, Mr. B.V. 20

COX, Mr. G. 27

creameries 31

CROWLEY, William 42

dairy factory 30

D

Dalmatians 25

District Nurse 24

DOBSON, Arthur 40

Edward 40

George 40

DOBSON, Mr. J. 27

Dornier Libelle (aircraft) 10

Downer & Company 20

DOWNER, Arnold 20

Dragonfly ZK-AFB 50

drilling 23

DRUMMOND, Clive 18

Dunedin 33

E

ERU, Tai 9

Ewart Hospital 13

excavation 23

F

farming 30

Featherston 20

fisherman 25

FOGARTY, Mr. 32

FOX, Capt. 47

FOX, Peter 17

FRANKLAND, FrederickWilliam 54

FREW, Mr. A. 27

G

gelignite 23

geyser 63

Goat Pass 40

gold 60, 64

Gold escort 44

GOLDSBRO, Charles 11

golf 32

golf balls 32

golf clubs 32

GOOSMAN, Hon. W.S. 20

Govt. Life Stamps 54

GOWLAND, Dr 12

Graham’s Fern 30

GREY, Sir George 46

gumdiggers 25

H

Hampden 49

HANLIN, Mr. H. 27

HARKNESS, Don 11

Harper’s Pass 39

Hastings 34

HEALY, Mr. M 27

HENDERSON, Jim 18

Hikurangi 27

HILL, Cecil 10

holiday sections 59

HOLLAND, Rt. Hon. S.G. 20

horses (coach) 44

hospital ship (WWII) 14

hot air balloon 11

hotels (Arthur’s Pass) 43

Howard Morrison Quartet 8

HOWDEN, Mr. C.R. 32

HOWELL, Eddie 9

HUDSON, Mr. W.B. 54

J

JOHNSTON, Mr J. 27

JONES, Chas. B. 20

K

Kaiapoi Maori 39

Kapanga Creek 60

Kauri gum 28

kauri logs 62

KERR, Mike 51

Kilbirnie 12

KINGI, Noel 8

L

Lake Karapiro 60

Land Wars 46

LANGFORD, Mr. 27

LEASK, Mr. P. 27

LEGG, Paul Beauchamp 51

lighthouse symbol (stamps) 54

LITTLE, Mr. W. 27

Lowrie Bros. 64

M

M.O.W. 20

MAHONEY, David 11

mail 5

Mangawhare 30

Mangawhare Dairy Factory 31

MANSFIELD, Katherine 57

MANUAL, Charlie 28

Maori Battalion 63

Maori songs 8

MARKS, Capt. Hannibal 47

MARLOWE, Alfred 11

marriage 17

Martha’s Mine 60

MAY, Mr. H.L. 20

McALPINE, Hon. J.K. 20

McGILL, Charles 10

McLEOD, Mr. J.D. 27

McLEOD, Mr. J.D. 27

McNEE, Robert 49

McPHERSON, Allan 25

MELTON, Dallis 20

Memorial Stone 27

MERCER, Bert 51

MERITO, Gerry 8

Milford Beach 10

Milford Sound 50

mining 60, 64

Monowai Amal. Gold Mining Co. 64

Monowai Gold Mines Co. Ltd. 64

MOORHOUSE, William 42

Morrison Knudsen 20

MORRISON, John 9

Laurie 9

Sir Howard 8

Motuotau Island 58

Moturiki Island 58

Mt. Maunganui 58

mucking 23

music (popular) 8

N

N.Z. Post Office 54

NASH, Hon. M 20

Nelson 16

NORMAN, Geoff 22

Northern Union Steamship Company 31

Northern Wairoa Co-op Dairy Co. 30

Northland 24

Northwood Brothers 25

Nottingham 5

nurses’ home 12

nursing 12

NYLAND, Eric 22

O

OLSEN, Mr. A. 27

Onehunga Wharf 47

Onerahi 29

Otira 44

Otira Gorge 38

Otira Hotel 44

P

Parquet Gold Mining Co. 64

pay rates 21

POMPALLIER, Bishop 26

Porter’s Pass 40

post office 4

postage stamps 54

postman 4

Provincial Government 39

R

railway construction 42

Regatta Day (Whangarei) 29

Rehia 30

Rimutaka Incline 20

Rimutaka Tunnel 20

RING, Charles 60

Road Board 44

road construction 39

roading 39

ROBERTSON, George 54

ROGERS, Charles 72

Lionel 72

Rotorua 63

Rotorua bathhouse 63

ROWAN, Louis 51

Russell 26

S

SAVILLE, Elwyn 50

SCOTT, Sister 12

sheep 56

Sheratons, The 9

SHIELS, Darrel 51

shipping

Connella 31

R. Tucker Thompson 26

Sancta Maria 26

Sandfly 47

S.S. Pioneer 31

shoe last 33

shoe repairs 33

SIMPKIN, William 30

skating rink 34

SMITH, John 40

SMITH, Mr. B. 27

SMITH, Mr. H.T. 30

SNOWDEN, Mr. B. 27

South Island Airways 50

stamper batteries 60

STANAWAY, Pat 21

STANLEY, Joyce 12

steam crane 42

STONE, Sister 12

subdivisions 59

SUBRITZKY, Alice 25

John Henry 25

Norman 25

Walter 25

SWEENEY, Jim 19

T

Te Whaiti 57

tents (camping) 34

THORNTON, George 40

timbering 23

Tower Corp. 54

Trans Island Airways 50

tuberculosis 13

tunnel (Rimutaka) 21

U

UNDERWOOD, George 23

Upper Takaka 16

V

Victoria Battery 60

W

Wadestown 7

Waihi 60

Waihi Gold Mining Co. 60

Waikino 60

Waiomu 64

WAUGH, Brian 50

Wellington 4, 12

Wellington Hospital 12

West Coast 39

West Coast Airways 50

Whakatane 57

Whangamata 59

WHAREKURA, Wi 8

Whims 49

WHITE, William, Jnr 40

William, Snr 40

Whitianga 62

WILSON, Edward 46

WWI memorial 27

Y

YEARBURY, Mr. F. 27

YMCA 22

 




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