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New Zealand Memories Issue 74



Contents

My Grandmother’s Album 4

‘Sunny memories’ from Jacqueline Crompton Ottaway

Tokatoka Photographer, George Elgin Page 8

Profiled by Keith Giles

Bread 11

Val Hall savours the memory of hot crusty loaves

From Unlikely Places 12

Bob Luxford looks at some All Blacks originating from smaller clubs

Reminiscences of the King Country 1921 – 1930 16

By Margaret H. Anderson

Into the Woods 20

A look at esteemed woodworker, Anton Seuffert

From the Regions : Otago 22

‘Peter the Pilot’ 32

Card collecting with Bruce Attwell and Tony Russell

Climbing Trip in the Waimakariri Area, 1956 34

An ‘As I Remember’ story from JimWilkinson

Conscription Ballot Box 35

Contributed by Michael Fitzgerald of Te Papa

A Hive of Activity 36

A busy day at Wellington’s Queen’s Wharf

Paddy the Wanderer 38

Wellington’s beloved Airedale

The Mikael Pederson Cycle 40

By Mike Taylor of the Picton Community Museum

The Delivery of New Zealand National Airways Corporation’s

First Vickers Viscount City of Wellington 44

Peter Layne remembers the initial batch of Viscounts

Our Bach 48

Holidays on the shores of Otaramarae Bay by Gwenyth Perry

“Welcome to New Zealand” 50

Jenny Cooper arrived on the S.S. Captain Cook in 1958

From the Regions : Hawke’s Bay 54


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Index Issue 74

A

Advance coach 55

advertisement (pharmacy) 57

air hostess 45

aircraft 44

Alexander 25

Alexander Bridge 25

All Blacks 12

ANDERSON, Cecil

Leslie

Margaret 16

16

16

Arthur’s Pass 34

Athletic Club 12

ATTFIELD, Dorothy 24

Mr. C. 24

Auckland 4, 8, 20

aviation 44

Awanui 13

B

bach 48

baker’s shop 11

bakery 11

ballot box 35

BERGHAN, Trevor 13

BLOMFIELD, Capt. E.H. 18

BOWMAN FAMILY 17

Branson’s Sawmill 17

bread 11

bread delivery 11

bread Tokatoka 11

BUCKLEY, Cheryl 53

Claude 53

Mrs. 51

Mr. J.C. 51

Buick motor car 56

BURGOYNE, Mike 14

BUSCH, Capt. J.J. 44

buses 55

business advertisements 21

C

cabinet making 20

cable cars 31

Cadillac motor car 72

cakes 11

camping 52

card albums 32

card collection 32

CARTWRIGHT, Frank 28

Marjorie 28

CASTRISSION, James 46

CAVANAGH, Vic 15

CHISHOLM FAMILY 17

Christchurch 72

Christchurch Airport 46

Civil Aviation Admin. 45

CLARIDGE, Dr. H.A.H. 42

CLARKE, Mr. A.K. 44

CLARKE, Mr. F.M. 44

CLARKSON, Mr. H. 46

Clyde 24

Clyde Bakery 24

Collins & Co. (Napier) 57

COLLINS, Alfred 5

Bert 5

Edith 5

George 5

Hazel 5

Jeanett 5

Richard 5

Roland 5

Stanley 5

compulsory military training 35

conscription ballot box 35

COOPER, Jenny 50

Keith 50

Ken 50

Sally 50

COOPER, Mr. W.J. 14

CORBETT, Jason 59

CORSON, Mr. H. 24

Country Queen Carnival 23

country rugby 15

CROWHURST, Thomas Edwin 8

CROZIER, David 72

cycles 1, 40

D

dairy 53

DAVIDSON, Joseph 24

Mr. J. 24

Peg 24

de Havilland Heron 44

Dennis Hastings Transport Co. 55

Depression, The 17

Dexter & Crozier Ltd 72

Diamond Otis 32

Dodge motor car 65

DOYLE, Mick 17

driving whip (horses) 64

Dunedin 22, 28

Dunedin City Council 28

Dunedin Festival Procession 30

Dunstan House 24

Dursley Pedersen Cycle Co. 41

E

EDWARDS, Sir George 46

Ellis & Burnand 17

ELPICK, David 34

ERCEG, Ned 14

ERCEG, Percy 14

F

fancy dress 52

farming (King Country) 17

farming (Waikato) 51

FITZGERALD, John 57

Fitzgerald’s Pharmacy 57

floats 30

FOX, James 30

Wilhelmina 30

Frankton Junction 51

G Gabriel’s Gully 26

GARLICK, Jim 14

gateman (Whanganui river) 17

GEORGE, Mr. W.K. 24

Gibsons’ Tyre Surgery 48

goldrush 26

Gordonton 51

Gordonton Hall 53

H

HAIG, Laurie 15

HALL FAMILY 17

HALLIN, Mick 55

HAMILTON, Doug 15

Hamurana Springs 7

HANNING, Mr. C. 24

Hansom Cab 29

HARVEY, Capt. G 45

HARVEY, Lester 15

Hastings 56

Havelock North 55

Hawke’s Bay (rugby) 13

Hawke’s Bay Friendly Soc. Pharmacy 57

HERK, Mr. A. 46

holidays (1920s) 19

holidays (bach) 48

holidays (camping) 53

HOOD, Capt. George 46

horse drawn coach 55

HUTCHINSON, Arthur John 6

hydro dam 58

I

ILES, Mr. A. 46

ISITT, Sir Leonard 45

J

JEFFERD, Andy 14

JEFFREY, Mr. 24

jet racing car 46

JONES FAMILY 17

JONES, Justin 46

JONES, Peter 13

JONES, Wally 14

K

Kaikorai Tram Lines 31

Kaipara 8

Kaitawa 58

Kaitawa Hydro Dam 58

Kawhia 12

KEARNEY, Jim 15

KENNING, Capt. A.C. 45

King Country 16

King Country (rugby) 12

King George VI 29

Kitchen evening 53

Kuaotunu 12

L

ladies cycle costume 41

ladies cycles 41

Lake Rotoiti 48

Lake Rotorua Camp 19

Lawrence 26

LINDSEY, Mr. 53

Linwood Intermediate School 44

LLEWELLYN, Mr. C.F. 59

Lucknow Lodge 5

M

MAGAN, Alf 65

Mahia 13

MAJOR, Malvina 53

Makomaka 12

Mansons Marble Bar 17

Manunui 17

Manunui Railway Station 19

Manunui Sawmill 17

Manunui School 17

Map-Tokatoka 10

MATAIRA, Hawea 13

Mataiwaka 8

Matamata transit camp 51

McLEAN, Terry 13

McNAB, Jack 15

MEATES, Bill 15

MEIKLE, Jim 46

MEREDITH, Alan 65

military folding cycle 41

military service 35

Military Service Act 35

milk billy 53

mill (native timber) 17

Milton 28

Ministry of Works 58

MITCHELL, Brushy 13

MONCRIEFF, John 46

MORGAN, Merna 24

Mornington 31

Morrinsville 53

MORRISON, Tom 13

MOSLEY, Mr. A.T. 46

motor car (Buick) 56

motor car (Cadillac) 72

motor car (Dodge) 65

motor cycle 41

Mt. Cook Airlines 47

N

NAC 44

Napier 57

NASH, Walter 46

National Airways Corp. 44

National Registration Act 35

native New Zealand timbers 20

NEPIA, George 13, 14

NEVILLE, Wayne 14

New Zealand Maori (rugby) 13

New Zealand Motor Racing

Grand Prix 46

New Zealand Wars 8

NIMON, Mr. J.G. 55

Norsewood 54

Northland (rugby) 14

Nuhaka 13

O

OMANA, Tiaki 13

Opoho 30

Opoho Float 30

ORMOND, Jack 13

Otago 22

Otago Ranfurly Shield 15

Otaramarae Bay 48

Otira 34

Ouepoto Golf Club 54

P

Paddy the Wanderer 38

PAGE, George Elgin 8

Henry Edward 8

Palmerston 23

Palmerston North Airport 47

PANTHER, Dennis 14

Paraparaumu 34, 45

PEDERSEN, Dagmar 1, 40

Mikael 41

Pederseon Cycle 1, 40

‘Peter the Pilot” 32

pharmacy 57

PHILLIPS, Bill 12

PHILLIPS, Helen 45

photograph albums 4

photographer (Whitehead) 56

photographic studio 8

photographic supplies 57

picnics (Hauraki Gulf ) 6

Picton 1, 40

Picton Borough Council 42

Picton Hospital 42

pictures (movies) 19

POI, Wallace 14

poliomyelitic epidemic (1925) 17

porridge 32

prescription bottle 57

public transport 55

Pulham & Begbies 11

Q Quadruple Pedersen cycle 42

Queen’s Wharf (Wellington) 36

Queenstown 22

R

racing car (jet) 46

Raglan 52

railway 51

railway (Perishables) 34

railway cup 51

railway pies 51

RALSTON, Myra 30

Reg 30

Rangitukia Rangers 14

RAYNER, Alfred 8

READ, Gabriel 26

REDMAN, Ada 43

Charlotte 42

Dr. Meredith, 42

Dr. William Edward 42

REGISTER, Capt. Jack 44

REORDIAN, Mr. J. 24

ROBINSON, Ada 43

Rock of Maungarahu 8

Rongotai Airport 45

ROOKES, Harold Lloyd 8

Roose Shipping Co. 65

ROWLEY, Harry 14

rugby 12

rugby selectors 14

S

sailing 48

savouries 11

SAXTON, Charlie 13

SCHMIDT FAMILY 17

school bus 52

schooling (1920s) 17

SEMPLE, Robert 35

Seuffert & Son 20

SEUFFERT, Anna 20

Anton 20

Brian 20

Josifieni 20

SHERWOOD, Mr. 24

shipping

Aotea 42

Rawhiti III 65

S.S. Captain Cook

SHOEBRIDGE FAMILY 17

SMART, Mr. J. 24

SMILLIE, Mr. C. 44

snow sledge 29

snow storm 29

South Otago RSU 15

sport 11

Springboks 12

STEVENS, George 24

Jessie 24

Mr. S.A. 24

Stuggletown 17

SULLIVAN, Jack 13

SWINDLEY, James 12

T

TAIAPA, Pine 14

Tasman Sea (aviation) 46

Taumarunui 17

Tauranga 48

TAYLOR, Jack 13

Te Kuiti 19

THOMPSON, Ted 14

TIDD, Jack 65

Tiger Moth 47

Timaru Milling Co. 32

TIRARAU, Chief 8

Tokatoka 8

Tokatoka Mountain 8

Tokomaru United 14

Tomahawk Beach 28

tramping 34

trams (Dunedin) 31

transport (1920s) 18

Tuai School 59

Tuapeka 26

TUCKER, Percy 65

TUNNICLIFF, Bob 13

U Umere 13

Union Jack flag 29

V

VERCOE, Mr. G. 24

Vickers Viscount 44

Viscount aircraft 44

VOLKNER, Rev. 8

W

Waikaremoana 58

Waimakariri River 34

Waiotahi 8

WALKER, Capt. H.C. 44

WALTERS FAMILY 17

WALTERS, Muru 14

WEBSTER, Hartley 8

wedding 56

Wellington 12, 36, 50

Wellington Airport 45

WELLS, Millicent 8

wharf 36

Whenuapai Airport 46

WHITEHEAD, Henry Norford 56

WHITTAKER FAMILY 17

WILLIAMS, Bill 30

Ella 30

Myra 30

WILLOCKS, Charlie 15

WILSON, Hec 15

WILSON, Mr. 29

Wilson’s Stables 28

woodwork 20

WWI 35

WWII 28, 32

X

Y

YATES, Rod 14

Victor 14

Z

Each issue of New Zealand Memories

prints an index and, in keeping with

genealogy ideals, all surnames of

individuals are listed in capitals.

 




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