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New Zealand Memories Issue 82



h2>Contents

Location, Location, Location 4

Murchison memories from Sara Newman

Working Farm Dogs in New Zealand 10

An article and poem by James Fagan

A Bed-sit Dweller 12

Leonie Couper in 1960s Wellington

The Glory Days of Short Wave Radio 16

By Peter J. Grenfell

Mona’s Memories 20

Rob Webb records Mona Reddecliffe’s recollections of Temuka

From the Regions : West Coast 24

The Song of the Pakeha Flying School 32

Janet MacDonald examines a rare piece of old music

A Pair of Silk Stockings 34

Patricia Ridding cherished her first pair of stockings

A Glimpse of Wellington, 1852 36

This issue’s centrefold is a stunning Barraud watercolour

The Forgotten Epidemic 38

Alwyn Owen tells a poignant tale

Getting to the Other Side 44

John deBonnaire shares his photographs of New Zealand bridges

The School Bus 50

Contributed by the Central Hawke’s Bay Settlers’ Museum

From the Regions : Auckland 53

Mailbox 66

In Print 69

Index and Genealogy List 70

Editor’s Choice 72

All dressed up … for what and where?

Cover image:

West End Rowing Club members

contributed by Joyce Barrett.

(Story page 56).


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Issue 82 Index

A

afternoon tea 34

Alexandra 48

All Black 56

apprentices (hairdressing) 60

Arahura River 46

ARNOTT, J 50

W 50

Auckland Central 58

Auckland College of Hairdressing 61

AUGUST, D 50

V 50

aviation 66

Awatere Bridge 46

B

B.P.N.Z. Ltd 14

BACKHOUSE, Alan 60

BAKER, Mr. F. 56

Balclutha 47

barber 60

BARRAUD, Charles Decimus 37

BARRETT, Hazel 55

Jessie 55

Peter 55

Peter Jnr 55

Wilson 55

Bean Rock 59

Beder Bros 11

bed-sit 12

Birkenhead (barber) 60

biscuits 34

BLACK, Ted 30

Blackwater Valley 8

Blue Heeler 11

Border Collie 11

BREEZE, Miss Olly 27

bridges 44

Britannia Theatre 58

Brooklyn 37

BRUCE, Mary 27

BUCK, Peter 38

BURFORD, Horace 60

butcher’s shop 20

C

CAIGOU, Russell Grant 26

camping 55, 64

Cape Foulwind 31

caravans 55

CAREY, Garth Wells Fuller 32

CARKWELL, Dr. 41

CARLYLE, Les 23

cattle dogs 11

Central Auckland (barbers) 61

Civic Wintergardens 61

Clutha River 48

COGLE, Fred 61

Collie 11

COLLINS, Charles 5

Commercial Hotel 54

concrete bridges 47

Cook river 46

COOK, Capt. James 31

Cornwall Park 55

COULSON, Mrs. H.M. 27

CRAIG, Jessie 54

CROZIER, Nurse 62

CURRIE, Albert 21

D

D.X.er 16

DAVIS, B 50

M 50

W 50

delivery van 22

Devonport (barber) 60

dogs 11

Dolores Barber Shop 60

Dolores Ladies Salon 60

DOLORES, Jack 61

Ted 61

DOUBLE, Charlie 21

DOUGLAS, M 50

DOWNY, Mr. 5

DUDDING, Dr. 62

Dunedin 45

DWAN, George 21

E

Eastern Bays 54

Eastern Beach 54

education system 52

EDWARDS, Harry 52

EGGINTON, Nelson 60

Ray 60

Ekco radio 16

electric clippers 60

ELLIOT, Mr. H. 56

Empire Games (rowing) 56

employment 23

epidemic (smallpox) 39

ERU, W 50

EVANS, Mrs. S.P. 27

F

farming 11

Fernlee 52

films 58

Five Mile Beach 30

Five Mile Bluff 30

flats 58

flooding 23

floodwaters 23

fly-over bridges 49

Franz Josef 66

FRIEND, Geoff 30

G

Gibbon’s Wharf 54

GIBBONS, Mr. E 54

Gladstone Hotel 72

glory box 34

GOING, Purser 39

GOOD, Dr. 39

government spending (1930s) 52

Grafton Bridge 49

Granity 24

GRANT, Miss 22

Great Depression 52, 63

Greenhithe 62

Greenhithe Wharf 62

Grey’s Avenue Flats 58

Greymouth 25

GRIMMOND, Mrs. J 27

H

H.R.H. Edward, Prince of Wales 26

HAAR, Gordon 21

hairdressing 60

Hanmer 5

Harihari Hotel 30

HARSANT, Florence 39

Health Dept. 39

Herald Island 62

Hokitika 28

Hokitika Bar 28

HOLYOAKE, Keith 6

hosiery 1, 34

hot springs 5

Hudson 4 convertible 55

hui 39

Huntaway 11

HURST, Dr. Fraser 43

I

Illuminated address 27

Infectious Diseases Hospital 40

IVES, Frank 23

Lucy 23

Mona 23

Monica 20

J

JACK, Mr. J. 54

John Court Limited 59

JONES, Bill 21

K

Karori 35

Kawaru Gates 47

KEENE, Betty 61

King Edward VIII 26

KNIGHT, Denis 30

Koken chairs 60

Kumutoto Spit 37

L

ladder (stockings) 34

LARCOMBE, George 21

LAUDER, Sir Harry 66

Leith Bridge 45

LEWERS, Neville 24

LIARDET, Mr. W.F. 28

LILICO, James 11

LOGAN, D 50

Mr. R.W. 50

Rangi 50

Longford Store 7

LYNCH, Mr. J.D. 26

LYNCH, Mrs J.D. 27

M

Mangapurua Bridge 27

Mangaweka Viaduct 46

Mangere 40, 53

Manukau Harbour 53

Manukau Yacht and Motor Boat Club 53

Maori 39

Maraetai 54

MAREO, Eric 61

Maromaku 39

Maruia 5

Matakitaki Valley 4

Mawhera Quay 25

McGILLEN, Kevin 21

McKINNON, Jeanie 60

meat 20

meat ration coupons 22

Melling 46

MICHEL, Mrs H.L. 27

Middlemarch 48

MILLS, Sgt. S.R. 27

Mocket’s Hotel 7

Mohaka Viaduct 27, 46

MONK, Dr. 39

Morman missionary 39

Morrison and Sons 21

MORRISON, Alan 21

Bruce 21

Jack 21

Jim 21

Motuihe Island 59

Moutoa Gates 47

Mt. Cook (Wellington) 37

Mt. Eden Goal 61

MULLINS, Paddy 30

Murchison 5

Murchison Post Office 8

Muriwai 64

Muriwai Beach 65

music 32

N

NAC bus 64

NAILER, Private C.H. 27

New Zealand Huntaway 11

NGATA, Apirana 38

NORMAN, Samuel 54

Northland 38

O

Oamaru 45

Okarito 30

OLDHAM, Frank 52

Olympic golds 56

Omana Beach Estate 54

Onehunga 54

Opawa Bridge 47

Otane 52

Otira Gorge 25

P

paddle steamer 28, 53

Palmerston North 11, 47

Patangata 52

PENE, J 50

PERRY, Miss 27

Petone ramp 49

physical education 24

picnic 59

picture theatre 58

Pipitea Point 37

Plimmer’s Ark 37

POMARE, Mauri 41

Ponsonby 58

Ponsonby Club Hotel 58

PRICE, G 50

Pt. Chevalier 40

R

R.M.A. Ararangi 59

racism 41

radio 16

radio networks 16

railway 46

Rakaia 45

Rangitikei Road Bridge 27

rationing 20

Red Triangle Day 25

REDDECLIFFE, Mona 20

RNZAF 66

road-rail bridges 46

roads (Otira) 25

ROBINSON, Alex 60

ROBINSON, Mr. J.J. 7

rowing Club 56

Royal Ball 27

S

safety razor 60

sausages 22

SCHELLE, A 50

K 50

W 50

school bus 50

school bus drivers 52

school children 50

school transport 52

schooling 52

SCOTT, Dr. Jessie 42

sections 54

Seddon 46

SEDDON, Mr. R.J. 27

SESTO, Mary 60

SHANNON, Jack 21

shaving 60

sheep dog trials 11

sheep dogs 11

sheet music 32

shipping 56

SS Zealandia Vivid 38

shortwave radio 16

SHUMWAY, Richard 39

6 o’clock closing 30

smallpox 38

Smithfield Abbattoir 21

Solent Flying Boat 59

St. Mary’s Bay 56

St. Peters 37

Steeples, The 31

STEERE, Miss 27

STEPHENSON, Mr. W. 50

stockings 1, 34

suspension bridges 46, 48

T

T.E.A.L. 59

TAIT, Wally 21

Tamamu 52

Taramakau River 46

TASMAN, Abel 31

Te Aro 37

Te Hora 39

TE RANGIHIROA 38

Tekura 52

Temuka 20

Temuka hotels 22

tennis 35

THOMAS, M 50

R 50

Thorndon Over Bridge 27

THURLOW, Sally 7

Timaru 21

TOD, M 50

TOWNSEND, Mr. 30

tram 61

Tuki Tuki River 52

TYLER, George 56

U

Urutu 66

V

vaccination 39

VALINTINE, Dr. 39

Variola strain 43

viaducts 46

W

Wahl clippers 60

Waianakarua 45

Waikato 41

Waipawa 50

Waitemata Harbour 59

WARD, Private Richard 27

WATKINS, Doug 63

June 63

Mr and Mrs 63

Robin 63

Wyn 63

WAUGH, Brian 66

wedding 55

Wellington 12, 37

West Coast 46

West End Rowing Club 56

Westport 24

Westport School 24

Whangarei 39

Whangarei Hospital 43

Whangaruru 41

Whataroa 30

Whataroa Hotel 30

Whataroa School 30

Whau River 56

WHITE, Harold 30

Wigram Aerodrome 32

WIGRAM, Sir Henry 32

WILKINSON, Cliff 61

Women’s Christian Temperance Union 39

Women’s War Service Auxillary 23

WOODS, Roy 60

WW I 52

WW II 22, 61

Y

yacht club 53

YOUNG, Mildred Farquhar 32

 




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