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New Zealand Memories Issue 80



Contents

Fishing, Flies and Families 4

Holiday memories from Alyson B. Cresswell

Elusive Prey 8

World War II aviation action recounted by John Stackhouse

Blackberry Picking 13

June Spragg recalls gathering blackberries for pies and jellies

‘The Box’ 14

The Farmer’s catalogue brought excitement to the Budd household

Ballroom Belle 16

Christopher Moor invites us to come dancing with Miss Gwenethe Walshe

Joe Kum Yung 20

A poem by Belinda Wong

From the Regions: Marlborough’s 150th Celebrations 22

Six Sets of Twins 32

In one family! A true tale by Marion Skelton

New Zealand’s Potato Blight of 1905 34

Written by Christopher Paxton

The Pelorus Hotel, Canvastown 36

Musical Memories of Murchison 38

Reminisce with Jim Milligan

Memories of the Murchison Earthquake 41

Margaret Fenemor’s article marks the 80th Anniversary

New Zealand’s First Airline – 75 Years Ago 42

West Coast celebrates airline beginnings by Richard Waugh

Midwifery Training in the Early ’50s 44

Margaret Sayers remembers nursing in country hospitals

Compulsory Military Training 45

Frank Cartwright’s amusing account of his Army Service

A ‘Fair Dinkum Story’ 51

Doug Newey pens a letter to his granddaughter

The Killing of Bill Hill 52

Peter Robertson Millar’s account of the 1947 murder in Nelson

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Issue 80 Index

 

A

75 Squadron 9

A.E. King Stables 64

accidents 62

accommodation house 36

agriculture (potatoes) 34

air ambulance 42

Air Travel (New Zealand) Limited 42, 43

airmail 43

Airspeed Oxford trainer 11

alcohol 50

ALDRIDGE, William Samuel 28

ANDERSON, Frank 40

APERAHAMA, More 35

Ardmore Prison 47

army manoeuvres 49

Army service 46

army uniform 47

ASHTON-WARNER, Sylvia 63

ATWOOD, William 27

Auckland 13

Austin 7 motorcar 66

aviation 9, 42

Awatere 27

 

B

ballet 18

ballroom dancing 17

Balmoral 49

Bell Farm 34

BENNETT, Col. Ward 39

BEST, Elsdon 35

births 44

blackberries 13

blackberry picking 13

Blenheim 24

Blenheim courthouse 25

blight fungus 34

BLOMFIELD, Lofty 40

bombing operations (WWII) 11

BOWMAN, Andrew 32

BOYES, Capt. 10

brass band 39

BREES, Samuel Charles 56

Bren gun 47

British Piano Tuning Co. 39

brown trout 4

BROWNING, Walter 40

BUCK, Dr. Peter 35

BUDD, Eric 14

Nora 14

Philip 14

Ruth 14

Budge Survey 25

BUDGE, William 30

BULLIFF, Clara 28

James 28

bullock dray 26

Burnham 46

Burnham Military Camp 46

bush fires 61

butter making 62

 

C

C.M.T. 46

Canterbury Regiment 39

Canvastown 36

caravans 6

Cardiff 58

CARROLL, James 35

CARTWRIGHT, Frank 46

catalogue (Farmers) 14

Cert. of Discharge 51

CHAPPELL, George 5

Chevrolet Fleetmaster 54

Chinese 20

Christchurch 11

church (Patea) 65

City Missioner 65

CLEAL, ‘Chum’ 53

CLEREWAS, Frederick 65

coach 62

cocoa 63

COLLIE, William 23

Compulsory Military Training 46

confirmation 65

COOPER, John 66

Corduroy road 61

country dances 39

country hospitals 44

COXHEAD, Hec 63

cricket 4

Crosbie’s Weka Bush 72

CUSHING, Eric 5

 

D

dance (teaching) 17

dance studio 17

dancing 17

Dannevirke Angling Club 4

delivery rooms 44

Dental Nurse 63

Dept. Agriculture 34

DOBELL, Mr. 15

DOUGHERTY, Daniel 26

DOUSLIN, William 36

DRUMMOND, Basil 41

Dunedin Public Hospital 49

 

E

earthquake 41

earthquake (Marlborough) 26

East Cape 11

East Coast Airways Limited 43

EDGAR, Herbert 35

education 62

Education Board 62

eels 5

Egmont Sport’s Day 63

Eltham 61

Eltham Road School 62

entertainment (outdoor) 5

export 25

 

F

Fairlie 49

FAIRMAID, Louisa 41

Farmers catalogue 14

Farmers Trading Co. 14

farming 58, 62

fashion 17

fire (Uriti) 56

Fire Brigade 22

fire fighting 22

FIRTH, Capt. 10

fishing 4

flooding (Blenheim) 25

Fox Moth aircraft 42

fungicide 35

 

G

games (outdoor) 6

garden (Wairarapa) 66

gas masks 48

German raider 51

gold 25, 36

goldminer 21

goldmining 25

Gowen Bridge 40

guns 47

 

H

Haining Street Murder 20

HAMMOND, Alexander 33

Annie 33

Charles 33

David 33

Emma, Jnr 33

George 32

Emma 32

Ivy 33

James 33

John 33

Margaret 33

Richard 32

Richard, Jnr 33

Ruth 32

William 33

HARRIS, Hiram William 25

HARRIS, Mr. W.H. 34

harrowing 34

HARVEY, Molly 61

Hauraki Gulf 51

Hawke’s Bay 4

HAWKER, Margaret 44

HAYLOR, Phyllis 18

Health Nurse 63

HEMINGWAY, Mayor 65

HENDERSON, Mrs 63

herd testers 58

HEWETT, Jim 42

HICKEY, Anne 63

Francis 63

Joan 63

Veronica 63

HILL, Betty 53

George William 52

HODGEKINSON, Emily 39

Emily May 39

John 39

Hokitika 42

HOLLAND, Bob 63

Hornby trainset 14

horsedrawn coach 36

house building (1890) 38

HOWELLS, Thomas 64

HULILLER, Gerty 63

HUTCHINGS, Louisa C. 41

HYNES, Mrs 58

 

I

Inglewood 58

 

J

JOB, Alyson 5

Carol 5

Ernie 5

Maurice 5

JOE KUM YUNG 21

Juppe & Mallett’s Store 56

 

K

Kai Iwi 61

Kaikoura 11

Kaponga 64

KEMP, Vernon 17

KIDD, Tom 62

KING, Jean 64

William 64

KIRKUP, Ron 43

KITCHING, Archie 36

Kohatu Hotel 41

Kohukohu 14

 

L

Laidlaw, Leeds & Co. 15

LAIDLAW, Robert 14

Lake Pukaki 49

Lancaster bomber 10

land girls 59

LANGFIELD, Kevin 17

Latin-American dance 17

LAUDER, Sir Henry 72

LEAHY, Mr 62

lemon squeezer hat 47

Literary Institute 22

Longford 39

Lower Wangapeka Valley 41

Lyall 39

Lyttelton Harbour 11

 

M

MACEY, William 22

mail order 14

Mambo 18

Manawatu River 4

Mangahume 61

Mangahume Dairy Factory 62

Mangahume School 63

MANSELL, Frank 5

Marine Dept. 28

Marlborough 22

Marlborough Province 22

Massey Agricultural College 58

McALLUM, Mr. W.F. 56

McDONALD, Donald 72

McKenzie country 49

Meccano 14

Menzies Ferry 72

MERCER, Capt. Bert 42

Mercury Bay 11

Midhirst 61

midwife 32

midwifery 44

midwifery training 44

military law 47

milking 62

MILLIGAN, James Burridge 38

Mary Eliza 38

William 38

Milligan’s Creek 38

Milligan’s Dance Band 40

MINTON, Capt. 10

MOLLOY, Frank 42

Mt. Taranaki (Egmont) 60

multiple births 33

Murchison 38, 41

Murchison Brass Band 39

Murchison Earthquake 41

murder 21, 53

music 38

 

N

National Service 46

Native Dept. 35

Nelson 41, 53

NELSON, Colin 7

New Plymouth 56

New Provinces Act 25

New Zealand Dairy Board 58

newborn babies 44

NEWEY, Doug 51

Newman’s Cobb & Co coach 36

NEWTON, Capt. 10

NEWTON, Wing Commander Raymond 9

nursing 44, 62

 

O

O’CONNOR, Margaret 17

Omaka River 25

Opunake 60

Opunake Methodist Church 62

Oringi 4

Otaki 32

Owen River 40

Owen River Hotel 40

 

P

paddle steamer 27

Pakuranga 34

Patea 65

Pelorus Hotel 36

PETRIDES, Dimitri 17

piano 39

picnics 6

Picton 1, 22

Picton Fire Brigade 22

pilot 26

pilothouse 26

potato blight 34

potatoes 34

poultry farm 28

pregnancy 32, 44

Prince Phillip 47

Provincial chambers (Blenheim) 25

Provincial Council 25

Pt. Chevalier 13

 

Q

Queen Carnival 63

Queen Elizabeth II 47

QUIN, Mr 63

 

R

rabbits 30

racism 20

Ratapiko 58

Ratapiko School 59

Redwood Homestead 30

REDWOOD, Henry 30

Thomas 30

Reinforcements Brass Band 39

rifles 47

river traffic 25

roading 25, 61

roading (Marlborough) 25

RODLEY, Norm 65

ROS, Edmundo 17

Rotokohu 38

Royal New Zealand Army Med. Corps 47

RUTLAND, George 25

Joshua 25

 

S

sawmilling 38

school concerts 63

school slate 63

schooling 63

SCURREY, Mr. R.G. 62

seed drill 34

seed-potatoes 35

SHARPLIN, Ken 5

sheep farming 30

shipping, Baldhead 10

Coqville 10

Falcon 27

Lyttelton 27

M.V. Ronaki 14

Matai 51

Olympus 61

Rangatira 11

Taranaki 1

Triumph 26

signal mast 28

Sister Mary Vincent 39

slate (school) 63

songwriter 72

South Westland air service 42

Southland 72

SPALDING, George 28

SPENCER, Peggy 18

spraying (potatoes) 35

Spring Creek 30

St. George’s Anglican Church (Patea) 65

stables 64

STACHURSKI Family 59

Sten gun 47

sterilizer (hospital) 44

STEWART, Gwen 5

Jim 5

STONE, Agnes 61

Stratford 58

STRATFORD, Tim 5

STRATTON, William 41

submarines 10

survey (Wairau) 30

SUTTIE, Norm 42

swimming lesson 63

 

T

tagging (cows) 58

Tahunanui Beach 54

Tangiatra dairy 63

Taranaki 56

TAYLOR, Alfred 59

teaching 62

teaching (music) 39

teaching (Native Schools) 35

Tekiri School 63

television 17

TEMPILTON, Anne 63

Billie 63

tents 6

territorial soldiers 49

TERRY, Lionel 20

The Beaver 24

The Kaponga Courier 64

The Vernon Run 30

THOMAS, Fred 36

Tiger Moth 7

TIRIKATENE, Whetu 17

Topiary Garden 66

torpedo 10

toys 14

Transport Licensing Act 43

Trout Hotel 36

twins 32

 

U

U.S. Navy 10

Uriti 56

 

V

VON LUCKNER, Count Felix 51

VOOGHT, Miss 63

 

W

Waikumete 13

Waipuku 58

Wairau 24, 61

Wairau Boulder Bank 27

Wairau River 25

Waitui 58

Wakamarina Valley 25, 36

WALSHE, Gwenethe 16

May 18

Shirley 17

Thomas 18

WALTON, Rev. William 65

Wanganui 32

WARNER, Agnes 61

Richard 61

Robert 61

WAUGH, Brian 42

weapons (Army) 47

Wellington 16

Wellington bomber 9

West Coast 21

WHITE, Capt. T.W. 43

WHITE, Hilda 17

Wigram Air Station 11

WILLIAMS, Ian 51

WILSON, John 25, 36

WWI 39

WWII 10

WYNN-JONES, Frank 18

 

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