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New Zealand Memories Issue 87



Contents

Devil’s Angels 4

Ivan Taylor was labelled a mischievous young choirboy in 1944.

 

A Christmas Celebration in Auckland, 1858 8

Compiled by George Mihaljevich

 

The Right Touch 12

A charming story by Margaret Joyce Beumelburg

 

From the Regions : Taranaki 14

 

The Overnight Train 22

Travelling on the railways with Don Boswell

 

Life with Father 26

Being thrifty was a way of life in the Lambert family

 

Dressed to the Nines 29

Where did this saying originate from?

 

Down the Hatch 30

Alcohol comes to New Zealand by Hugh Hickman

 

Centrefold : Christmas Cheer 36

The Alexandra Brass Band

 

The Wreck of the General Grant 38

Gordon Campbell pens a graphic account of the tragedy

 

Family Treasure 44

A contribution from Te Papa Tongarewa and the Owaka Museum

 

Our Daily Bread 46

The story of the Osler family of Wairoa written by Jenny Roper

 

Was Joey Saved by the Taniwha? 52

John Hill spins a first-rate yarn

 

From the Regions : Nelson / Marlborough 56

 

In Print 66

 

Mailbox 68

 

Index and Genealogy List 70


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Index Issue 87

 

A

air raid practice 64

air raid shelter 64

air raid sirens 64

alcohol 30

Alexandra Brass Band 37

ALLEN, Nicholas 39

American Army Marines 50

American Marines 27

Anchor Shipping Co. 62

apples 60

ASHWORTH, David 39

ATWILL, John 51

Auckland 8, 20, 24, 52

Auckland Islands 38

Auckland Point School 64

aviation 16

 

B

baches 58

bakehouse 49

bakers 46

bakery 1, 46

Battle of Britain 68

Bay of Islands 33

beer 32

Benseman grader 61

Bluff Harbour 39

Bluffs Fruitgrowers 60

boating 58

Bombay deviation 53

Bradford truck 52

Braeburn 61

Braeburn apples 61

bread 1, 46

breakwater (New Plymouth) 15

BREES, Mr. S.C. 15

Bren guns 21

brewery 32

Brynderwyn Hills 52

 

C

C.L. Drager & Son 49

cake decorating 50

car ferry service (Auckland) 54

card games 34

cassocks 6

castaways 41

Cathedral (Christchurch) 6

children’s toy 45

choir (church) 4

choirboy 4

choirmaster 6

Christchurch 5

Christchurch Cathedral choir 4

Christmas Day 8

Christmas party 10

Christmas services 7

CLAPHAM, Mayor 21

community functions 60

COOK, Capt. James 32, 58

COUGHEY, Patrick 39

crib (bach) 58

crime 33

customs (liquor) 34

Cutler grader 61

 

D

Dalmatian (sailors) 10

dam and pumping station 56

dances 61

DAY, Eddie 16

Depression, The 47, 63

Devonport car ferry 54

DIAMOND, Mr. J.T. 72

diesel engines 21

DREW, Cornelius 39

drink 32

drunkenness 33

Dusky Sound 32

 

E

earthquake (Hawke’s Bay) 48

Emergency Precautions Service 64

Enderby Island 42

EWINGTON, Jas 16

Excelsior Bakery 47

exports (apples) 60

 

F

fashion 29

fashion (men 1900) 37

feast (Christmas) 10

Featherston 25

FERGUSON, William 39

finances 27

fireman (railway) 24

flour 49

FOOTE, Bill 72

FOSTER-BROWNE, Mr. C. 6

Frankton Junction 25

fundraising 48, 60

 

G

GEMMELL, Jack 47

GILROY, Paddy 42

Glenhope 62

Glenhope Railway Station 62

Glenhope School 63

Glink’s Gully 54

gold 42

gold mining 56

Great Circle Route 40

GRIFFITHS, Lieutenant 21

Grove Arm 57

Grove Track 58

growers (apple) 61

Guard’s Van 24

guards (railway) 24

Gypsy Moth plane 16

 

H

H.M. Customs 35

Halco mbe 25

halfpenny 52

Hampden Street School 64

hangi 10

Hapuawhenua Viaduct 23

Harp of Erin 53

HARPMAN, A 39

Hatrick & Co. 57

Hauraki gulf 10

Hawera Women’s Club Spinning Circle 21

Hawke’s Bay Earthquake 47

HICKEY, Jack 50

HIGHT, P/O C.H. 68

HILDRETH, Peter 21

HOBSON, Governor 34

HODDER, Tom 7

holidays 58, 62

Home Guard 64

HONE HEKE 32

Hope River 62

Hope Saddle 63

hunting (castaways) 41

hydrometer 35

hymns 6

 

I

illegal brewers 35

Inglewood 16

INSULL, Mr. H.A.H. 7

 

J

JEWEL, Mary Ann 39

Joseph 39

JONES, Bill 16

Freda 16

Robin 16

Jowett Agency 52

 

K

KEARNS, Grayson 51

Kathy 51

Sandra 51

Shane 51

Shannon 51

Kirk Motors 53

knitting 21

Kororareka 33

 

L

LAMBERT, Anne 27

Barbara 27

Bill 27

Charles Spencer Basil 27

Eileen 27

Prudence 27

LASLETT, Thomas 33

leisure 33

lifeboats 40

LINDSTROM, Brett 51

liquor laws 34

liquor licence 34

Little Ngakuta Bay 58

locomotives 22

LONGBOTTOM, Constable 16

LOUGHLIN, Capt William 40

LUNNY, Bob 50

Lyell 34

 

M

Magnetic mines 21

Mahakipawa Hotel 57

Mahia Camp 49

Maori (Auckland) 10

Maori welcome 10

Mapua 61

Mapua Hall 61

Marlborough 57

Marlborough Sound 57, 58

Marton Junction 25

McCONOCHIE, Malcolm 62

Newton 62

McDONALD, Very Rev. James 11

McKay’s Crossing 27

McRAE, Mary 35

Mercer 25

meri-meri 10

mines (WWII) 21

minesweeper (WWII) 20

moonshining 35

Morrinsville 52

Motueka 62

Moutere Hills 60

MUDIE, Frederick 45

William 45

 

N

nail hammering 18

Napier-Wairoa Railway 49

NASH, Walter 63

naval shipping 20

Nelson 60

Nelson City 64

Nelson College 64

New Plymouth 15

New Plymouth breakwater 15

New Zealand Navy 20

New Zealand Shipping Co. 21

Newmarket 53

Ngakuta Bay 58

Ngakuta Bay 58

Ngatiawa 58

Ngauranga Gorge 28

North Clyde 47

NORTH, Billy 58

Don 58

Eddy 58

Joyce 58

Judith 58

Lou 58

Pam 58

Wayne 58

William 58

Nuhaka 49

 

O

O’DWYER, Phyllis 50

Ohakune 23

ORANGE, Canon 5

orchards (apple) 60

Orewa 54

organist 6

OSLER, Aggie 46

Angus 46

Bill 46

Catherine 46

George 47

Isobel 46

James Mitchell 47

Jim 46

Jim (Jnr) 46

William 47

Osler’s Bakery 1, 46

Osler’s Hall 50

Osler’s Tearooms 47

Owaka 45

 

P

packing (apples) 61

packing shed 61

Paekakariki 24

Paekakariki Beach 26

Palmerston North 25

PAORA TUHAERA 10

Parara 72

Parara Express 72

Paratu 72

Parramatta 33

Patea 19

Patea Courthouse 19

Patea Port 19

Patea Post Office 19

PATTON, Mr. 62

PATUONI Chief Eruera 10

peace celebrations (WWII) 65

petrol rationing 64

picnic day 18

pies 50

POLACK, Joel 32

POMPALLIER, Rt. Rev. Dr. 11

Port Chalmers 30

Port Ross 41

public house 30

pull-along horse 45

punt (Wairoa) 48

 

Q

Queen Charlotte Sound 57, 58

Queen Street Wharf 9

 

R

railway 22

railway 62

railway advertisements 23

railway food 25

Raurimu Spiral 25

ROBINSON, Alice Catherine 47

Royal Hotel (Port Chalmers) 30

Royal Navy 21

Ruatahuna 49

Runciman 53

 

S

salvage (gold) 42

SANGILLY, Mr. A.M. 39

sayings 29

school 62

school holidays 23

scurvy 32

Sea Knight (boat) 58

seasonal workers (orchard) 61

shellfish 55

shipping

Amherest 39

Anjou 43

Arahura 62

Endeavour 58

Enterprise 43

Foxton 20

General Grant 38

HMNZS Hawera 20

HMNZS Philomel 61

Hyderbad 28

Inaha 20

Kapuni 20

Niagara 20

Novara 10

Orion 20

SS Ruapehu 45

shipwreck 38

socialising (pub) 33

South Taranaki Shipping Co. Ltd 20

spinning 21

St. Heliers (Auckland) 24

St. John Ambulance 64

St. Patricks Cathedral (Auckland) 11

Star & Garter (Richmond) 62

STEVENSON, Mr. J. 16

Stratford 16

Sunday trading (liquor) 34

 

T

Tahatika 45

Taihape 25

TAIT, Doreen 61

TAMATI – WAKA – NENI 10

Taneatua Express 25

Taniwha 52

Taranaki 14

TARLTON, Kelly 43

Tasman 60

Tawa Flat 24are listed in capitals.

TEER, James 39

TERRELL, Len 7

The Catlins 45

timber mill 72

Toheroa 55

tonics 32

Tory Channel 58

toys 44

train tickets 24

trains 22

treasure hunters 43

truck (Bedford) 52

Tuai Power Scheme 49

TURLEY, Alan 65

Mr 65

Mrs 65

Tutukawa 18

typewriter 12

typist 12

Tyree Bros. 56

 

V

vitamin deficiency 32

von SCHERZER, Karl 10

 

W

W.H.Brown 20

W.W. North & Sons 58

WAB loco 24

Waipu 54

Wairoa 1, 46

Wairoa Bridge 48

Wairoa County Hospital 48

Wairoa Highland Pipe Band 51

Waitakere 72

Waitemata Harbour 10

Waiterere Beach 28

Wakamarina Gorge 56

Wakamarina Valley 56

WALLACE, Miss 62

Wanganui 57

war dance 10

WARREN, Dean 7

weddings 50

WEIR, Father John 63

WELCH, Mrs C. 34

Welcome Inn (Lyell) 34

Wellington 12, 24

Wellington Hospital 32

Wellington Railway Station 24

whaling 58

Whangarei 53

Whatipu 72

whisky 35

WHYTE, Colin 50

Judith 50

William Bros. 61

Willys Overland 79T 57

WILSON, Elsie 45

WINTER, Vic 47

wool 21

WWII 20, 64

 




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