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New Zealand Memories Issue 78



Contents

Captain Ninnis and the Copper Mine on Kawau Island 4

A feature by Geoffrey J. Lowe

A School at Puponga 12

Gwyn Rapley recalls her schooldays

Manners and Morality in the Victorian Classroom 18

‘Good Manners’ is the topic of Colin McGeorge’s contribution

From the Regions: Wanganui / Manawatu 20

Reminiscences of Upper Hutt 30

John Dunmore built his first home in the 1950s

Phoning Home 35

Memories of early private telephones

One Moment Please … 36

Switchboard operators pause for the camera

Wit and Satire 38

Cartooning in New Zealand Part II by Hugh Hickman

Horses and Hay 45

A Poem by Belle Robertson Avery

Washday Then and Now… 46

The laundry revolution as described by Val Wood

Just Reminiscing 50

Beth Henderson’s mother-in-law wasn’t parting with her Beatty!

Readers’ Responses 52

‘The Apple Song’

Diphtheria Vaccinations 54

Margaret Wilkins remembers the 1940s epidemic

That Toffee Apple Photo! 57

Faces identified from an Issue 77 photograph

From the Regions : Waikato 58

Mailbox 66

In Print 68

Index and Genealogy list 70

Editor’s Choice 72

Hi-ho, the derry-o

Cover image:

Eight Studebakers for Eight Brothers

A single ‘Big 6’ (second left) and seven ‘Light 6’


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Issue 78 Index

A

BELL, Barbara

Cherie 57

David 57

Dorothy 57

Jacqueline 57

Laureen 57

ADAMS, Dennis 64

Alfa Romeo 29

ALLEN, Nugent 17

Apple Pie Competition 52

arithmetic 16

army pension 47

Aunt Daisy 52

Austin-Healey 20

B

Bakelite phones 35

BARRINGTON, Ernie

Max 57

Norman 57

BASHAM, Maud 52

BEATTIE, James Forbes 6

Beatty washer 48

BEGHER, Mr. 8

behaviour (classroom) 18

BELL, Barbara 57

Big Tree 28

birthday party 57

BLOMFIELD, William 38

BOYD, Jim 29

BROCKIE, Bob 44

BROMHEAD, Peter 43

building trade 32

business (mining) 7

BYERS, Betty 66

C

CAMERON, Betty 57

David 57

Graeme 57

Peter 57

Sarah 57

camping (forestry) 64

caricatures 44

cartoonists 38

cartoons 38

Chateau, The 21

Christmas 16

CLARK, Helen 44

clothes (washing) 49

clothes prop 47

clothesline 47

coal 12

Collingwood 14

COLLINGWOOD, Nola 66

Cooper racing car 29

copper (washday) 4

copper (mining) 49

copper ingots 8

copper mine 4

COURTNEY, Helen 40

cows 72

CRAILL, Keith 57

Cross Creek 34

D

DEVERELL, Edna 11

Sydenham 11

diphtheria 1, 54

diphtheria epidemic 54

discipline 18

Disputes Cove, Kawau 8

Druids Hall 32

E

education 12, 18

Education Boards 18

Education Dept. 12

Ekatahuna 67

electric appliances 50

Ellis & Burnand 65

F

farming 72

Featherston High School 34

Fell engine 34

feminism 40

FINLAY, Elsie 21

Mabel 21

FITZROY, Governor 8

FLAHERTY, Noline 64

flaxmill 8

flourmill 8

forest ranger 64

FROST, Ron 29

G

GARLAND ‘Uncle’ Tom 52

GILMOUR, John 38

Gisborne 57, 60

GLADSTONE, Mr. W.E. 8

Golden Bay 12

‘Good Manners Chart’ 18

Great Barrier Island 8

GREY, Sir George 7

Guild of Courtesy 18

H

H.R.H. Edward Albert 26

Hamilton 60

HANNAM, Sir William 15

HART, Cliff 17

HEALE, Theophilus 7

HEAPHY, Betty 47

Charles 47

Val 47

Vera 47

HEATH, Eric 39

HENDERSON, Dorothy 50

Roy 50

Heretaunga Players 34

HIGGINS, John 6

HILL, Mr. J.C. 40

home brew 32

Hone Heke 7

HONORE, Dave 28

Florence 28

housework 47

housing 30

HUBBARD, Jim 44

HUMPHREYS, Mr. 17

Hutt River 34

I

injection (diphtheria) 54

J

JENSEN, Ross 29

Syd 29

JORDON, Dr. 56

K

Kapanga Mine 9

KARL, Anna 58

Edward Patrick 58

Joseph 58

Kawau Island 4

Kawau Total Abstinence Soc. 9

Kawiti 7

KINDER, Dr. 9

King Country 64

Kings Lions Hall 32

Kings Theatre (Hamilton) 60

KRIPPNER, Capt. 58

Kuranui Mine and Battery 9

L

LACEY, Marie 66

LANGE, David 39

laundry 47

LEPPER, Iris 66

Levin 29

Levin State School 30

LIGAR, Charles 8

lighthouse (Farewell Spit) 12

LODGE, Nevile 40

logging 64

LONSDALE, Neil 40

LOW, David 41

Lyall Bay School 53

M

MacQUILKEN, Barry 64

Manawatu 20

manganese 6

Mansion House 7

map (copper mine) 6

Matawhero 60

MATHEWS, Dr. 7

McCOMBS, Elizabeth 40

McCULLOUGH, Elizabeth 57

Leah 57

McDONALD, Peter 7

McNEE, Heather 57

Richard 57

milking 72

mine engineer 14

Miner’s Bay, Kawau 6

MINHINNICK, Gordon 41

mining 6

Model T car 14, 23

moral education 18

MOSEL, John 29

Mt. Ngauruhoe 22

Mt. Ruapehu 22

MULDOON, Sir Robert 43

Murchison Earthquake 16

N

native logging 64

NELIGAN, Mrs 18

Nelson Hospital 15

New Plymouth 66

New Plymouth tramways 66

New Year’s Eve 32

New Zealand Forest Service 64

NEWCOMBE, Bruce 57

John 57

NICOLAUS, Mr. E.W. 34

NINNIS, Capt. James 9

Ellen 9

James 9

Jessie 6

Priscilla 6

William Rowe 6

nuclear-free New Zealand 39

O

Ohaupo 58

Ohaupo Church 58

Onehunga 9

P

Palmerston North 26

party lines 35

PATERSON, Mr. A.S. 44

PETERSON, Stuart 38

petrol pumps 28

picnic 59

picture theatre 60

Plume pump 28

political cartoons 39

Profi ciency Exam 17

Pt. Chevalier 47

Puponga 12

PURCHAS, Dr. A.G. 8

R

racing cars 29

radio 52

Radio New Zealand National 53

Raglan 59

rail (narrow gauge) 12, 17

Rangitoto Ranges 64

reading 16

Reckitts blue rinse 49

Regent Th eatre (Palmerston North) 27

Rimutaka Hills 34

ROWE, William 8

Rua-pekapeka 7

S

sailing ships 6

salesman 51

sawmills 64

school (Puponga) 12

School Committees 18

School Journals 16

school prizegiving 16

schools 18

SCOTT, Tom 44

sea scouts 67

service car 16

SEYMOUR, Ken 64

sheet music 53

Shell Imperial Spirit 28

shipping, Augustina (or Augustine) 17

HMS Diomede 7

Isabella Anna 16

Pearl Kasper 6

SIMPSON, Janice 57

smelters 8

smelting works 8

St. Helen’s Hospital 47

St. Peter’s Church (Onehunga) 9

STAFFORD, Arnold 29

starch 49

starching 49

steam engine 8

Super Plume 28

T

Takaka Hill 14

Tarakohe 17

TAYLOR, John 6

Te Awamutu 62

Te Kuiti 64

teaching 17

Technical College (Palmerston North) 26

technology 50

telephone exchanges 35

telephone switchboard 35

telephones 35

Texaco 28

Th ames 9

Th e Apple Song 52

Th e Kawau Company 6

theatre 32

times tables 16

toff ee apples 57

Tongariro Crossing 21

Tongariro National Park 21

topiary 67

tramping 21

tramways 66

transit housing 30

TREGIDGA, Sunny 16

Trentham 32

U

Upper Hutt 30

Upper Hutt Repertory Society 32

V

vaccinations 54

values education 18

VOLUM, Capt. 6

W

Waikato 58

Waikato River 60

Waitangi River 9

Waiuku 8

WALKER, E. 66

WALTERS, John 6

William 6

Wanganui 20, 24

war bride 47

WARBURTON, Bob 66

Irene 66

washday 47

wash-house 49

washing (clothes) 47

washing machine 47

WEBB, Murray 44

Wellington sea scouts 67

Whanganui River 24

WHITAKER, Frederick 7

WHITE, Brian 57

Muriel 57

WHITE, Unk 38

WILLIAMS, Edward Arthur 63

WOODHAM, Florence 28

Wilfred Douglas 28

William Gideon 28

WOODWARD, Margaret 1, 54

Neil 1, 54

Woodham’s Service Station 28

WOOLLAMS, Mary 11

Woolworths 27

wringer (washing) 49

writing 16

Y

YOUNG, Freda 66

 




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