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New Zealand Memories Issue 62



Contents

Robert Laidlaw and The Farmers Trading Company 4

By Ian Hunter

Kiwiana - The Pavlova 12

Otorohanga celebrates New Zealand life and culture

Sunday Flying : Oscar Garden Charged 14

Mary Garden discloses her father’s brush with the law.

Patearoa Library 19

Corrugated iron building serves community

Major Thomas Bunbury 2 0

Geoffrey J. Lowe examines this soldier, artist and farmer

Wairoa Belle – World Record Holder? 23

By Alan Turley

From the Regions : Wellington 2 4

Numbers 3 4

A poem by Keith Austen

The Hidden River 3 6

Percy Ginders takes us back to Ngunguru’s coalmining era

Tragedy at Lone Rock 42

As recorded by Peter Trask

Real Gone, Man : Johnny Devlin and the Devils 46

Back to 1950s rock’n’roll with Christopher Paxton

A Long Way from Home 48

An ‘As I Remember Story’ by Annie Borgman

When Wexford was Alleyn 50

Christopher Moor looks at Dame Ngaio Marsh’s mysteries

Making Do 52

Teaching with Bert Boswell in unusual classrooms

From the Regions : Canterbury 54

After the Book : More Tales and Treasures 64

From Erika Grundmann, ‘German George’ researcher

Mailbox 66

In Print 68

Index and Genealogy List 70

Editor’s Choice 72

Cover image :


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Index Issue 62

A

80th Regiment 20

ADAIR, Jack 54

air raid drill 66

air raid shelters 66

ANDREWS, George 61

ARCUS, Mr. J.L. 29

ARMSTRONG, Mr. C.R. 41

ARNOLD, Constable Vernon 44

athletics 32

Auckland 4, 20, 48

aviaries 58

aviation 14

AYRES, Harry 56

B

BAKER, George 50

Balclutha 7

BALLANTYNE, Kenneth 66

Ballantyne’s fire 66

BANNERMAN, Ronald 17

BARNES, Jane 62

BATES, Nathaniel 7

BAZELY, Peter 46

BEECH, Nurse 26

BENNETT, Dr. Agnes 30

BERKETT, Colin 23

Leo 23

Noel 23

BIEL, Audrey 43

BORGMAN, Annie 48

BRAKE, Capt. Leslie 17

BUNBURY, Major Thomas 20

BUNDLE, Mr 17

BURGESS, Charles 58

Bush Sports (Pahiatua) 33

C

Callaghan’s mine 39

Canterbury 54

card-index system 10

cave dwelling 60

Christchurch 58

Christianity 6

classrooms 52

CLEMETT, Mr. W.H. 54

coal 38

coal hopper 39

Coalminers Accident Relief Fund 40

coal mining 38

COLES, Frank 24

communication 55

convictions (Sunday Trading) 16

cows 34

customer service 10

D

DENT, Graham 46

dental health 26

dental nurses 26

DENTON, Douglas 64

department store 5

Dept. of Education 32

Dept. of Health 56

dessert 12

DEVLIN, Johnny 46

DIBBERN, George 64

DIXON, Mr. H.J. 17

DOWNER, Arnold 29

drownings 42

E

elephant (Kamala) 1, 24

emigration 48

employment 49

employment relations 11

entertainment 46

F

Fairlie 62

Farmers Trading Company 4

farming 21, 58

FEGUSSON, Francis William 44

FERGUSSON, Mrs. 41

flight ticket (1931) 17

flights (paid) 16

folk dancing 32

Fort Britomart 20

FORWOOD, Henry 58

FOWLER, Charles Henry 16

freezing works 49

G

GARDEN, Oscar 14

Garnham , Arthur 43

GIBB, Jean 30

Glendowie 21

Gore Police Court 16

GRAHAM, Keith 46

grain 61

GRAY, John 6

GREEN, Jan 26

GREENLESS, Constable John 44

gymnastics 32

H

Hamilton West School 66

Hanmer Springs 56

Hansford and Mills Construction Co. 29

harness racing 23

Hawke’s Bay 42

Hawke’s Bay Earthquake 44

HISLOP, Mr. T. 29

HOBSON, Governor 20

holiday homes 60

homing pigeons 55

HOPKINS, Tony 46

horse racing 23

hostels (tertiary) 30

Hutt Valley 32

I

IRVINE, Mr. T.O. 16

J

JOHNSTON, John 43

JONES, Charlie 62

Ernest 62

Stanley 62

JONES, Stanley 42

joyrides 14

K

Kaikoura 54

Kamo Primary School 52

KINMOUNT, Mr and Mrs 43

Kiripaka 38

Kiripaka Coal Company 41

kiwiana 12

L

Laidlaw Leeds 8

Laidlaw Leeds Cooperative Workers’

League 8

LAIDLAW, Arthur 10

Jack 6

Jessie 6

Robert, Snr. 6

Robert 4

land auction 20

LEAMAN, Harry 54

LETT, William Henry 16

LEVIEN, Mr. S.C. 23

M

mail order 5

mail order catalogue 7

market gardening 21

marketing 5

MARSH, Dame Ngaio 50

Martinborough School 33

Masterton 33

McRAE, Hoff 54

McRAE, John 50

melons 21

merchants 6

Methven 61

Midland Line (rail) 61

Milne & Choyce 11

Mines Dept. 39

model farm 58

‘monkey bars’ 33

MORRIS, Eileen 64

motor cars 62

motor ski 62

Mount Cockayne 55

Mount Victoria 28

Mount Victoria Tunnel 28

Mt. Cheeseman Ski Club 55

Mt. Cook Motor Service Co. 62

music (NZ) 46

N

Nelson Jockey Club 23

netball 33

New Zealand Shipping Co. 5

Ngunguru Coal Co. 41

Ngunguru River 38

Ngunguru 38

NOBLE, Mr 16

Northern Coal Co. 36, 41

Northland 52

O

Oamaru 14

Oamaru court 16

Orenstein – Kopppel engine 41

Otaki 26

Otaki School Dental Clinic 26

Otorohanga 13

outdoor education 32

P

PACKER, Snr. Sgt. 17

Pahiatua 33

Panipo Coal Mine 38

Parua Bay 53

Patearoa 19

Patearoa Library 19

Pavlova 12

PAVLOVA, Anna 12

Peneipaua (Lone) Rock 43

PEPESCH, Claude 46

PHILPOTT, Mr. A.M. 58

physical education 32

pigeons 55

Port Ahuriri 44

Post Office 55

primary schools 32

Q

Queen Mary Hospital 56

R

railway 61

Railways Dept. 43

REDMAN, Jed 54

REEVES, William 43

ROBERTSON, David 6

rock’n’roll 46

Royal Life Saving Soc. 44

S

salesman 5

SALMON, Mr. J.H. 17

Saltwater Creek 16

SCARFE, Edward 43

School Dental Clinic 26

school pools 32

SCOTT, Eddie 24

SCOTT, Snr. Sgt. 16

scows 41

seeds (vegetable) 21

SELWYN, Bishop 22

sewing machines 11

shipping Aorangi 5

Black Diamond 38

Briton 22

Fairsea 48

Herald 20

Quest 64

Runnymede 22

Te Rapunga 64

Tui 39

SHOEBRIDGE, Capt. George 41

skiing 55, 62

Smith & Caughey 8

SMITH, Vincent 43

snow ski (motorised) 62

solo flight 14

Somes Island 64

songwriting 46

South Pacific Television 50

South Pole Expedition 62

Springfield 61

Springfield Station 61

St. Albans 58

St. Heliers 21

steam locomotive 41

steam tug 41

Stewart Island 20

SYMONS, Constable 16

T

Tangoio Beach 42

Tasman Empire Airlines Limited 18

Taylors Mistake 60

Te Horo 26

Te Rauparaha 20

teaching 52

telephones 55

television 50

thermal pools 56

THORNTON, Maria 30

Timaru 16

Timaru 62

Tinui 33

Torlesse Range 55

tramway 38

transport (Wellington) 29

TRANUM, John 18

TRASK, Beatrice May 42

Catherine 42

Eric James 42

Francis Gordon 42

Israel 42

Mary May 42

Robert Donald 42

William James 42

Treaty of Waitangi 20

TUCKER, Eric 18

tunnel (Mt. Victoria) 29

U

V

Victoria House 30

Victoria University 30

Victoria University College 30

W

wages 40

Waiau 54

Wairarapa 32

Wairoa Belle 23

WALLIS, Margaret 30

wedding 44

Wellington 24

Wellington Botanic Gardens 24

Wellington Jaycees 25

Wellington Zoo 1, 24

Whau Valley School 52

WHITE, Jack 7

WHITE, Trevor Watts 16

Wigram Aerodrome 16

WILLIS, Allan 55

Wingate & Co. 7

WORTH, Philip 25

Worth’s Circus 25

WWI 11

X

Y

Z

ZIMMERMAN, Mr. C. 17

zoo (Wellington) 1, 24

 




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