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New Zealand Memories Issue 98



 

Contents

Colenso                                                                                   4

Peter Wells explores William Colenso’s role as a School Inspector.

On the Farm                                                                           8

Early holidays paid dividends for Rod Melville.

An Early Patent                                                                      12

Errol Martyn discusses New Zealand’s first aeronautical patent.

Arowhenua                                                                             14

A school south of Temuka holds fond memories for Denis Knight.

Send for Murphy!                                                                  18

Denis Dwyer profiles Wellington’s legendary ratcatcher.

My Dancing Years                                                                 22

June-Violet Spragg remembers Miss Marmont’s Dancing School.

Te Papa’s Kiwi Faces of World War I                                  24

By Lynette Townsend. Te Papa requests help to identify photographs.

From the Regions: Southland                                               30

Centrefold: A Hat of All Trades                                            36

Waihi 1912                                                                             38

The strike that shook the nation by Mary Carmine.

New to Print                                                                           47

‘Like Fire in the Pig Fern’                                                     48

Alan Turley records the arrival of rugby to New Zealand in 1870.

Bill’s Pride and Joy                                                                52

The 1918 Cadillac V8: Norman Cassidy father’s favourite motorcar.

From the Regions: Gisborne and the East Coast                 56

The Black Horse Brewery of Weatherstons, Otago              60

By Pauline Cartwright

Reader’s Response: Possums Bear Dividends                      67

Mailbox                                                                                   68

Index and Genealogy List                                                      70

Editor’s Choice: In the Pink                                                             72

An eye-catching photograph of ‘Roddy’ supplied by Marlborough Archives.


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A

A.M. Ayling & Co.                  36

advertising float                       37

agricultural clubs                      32

agricultural instructors              32

air gas producer                       13

air raids (mock)                       57

AIREY  Mary                          63

airship patent                          12

All Blacks                                51

ambergris                                33

Anglican missionary                   5

ANSELL  Jean                         57

                Joyce                      57

Arbitration Court                     43

ARMOUR  Mr.                       40

ARMSTRONG  Tim               39

Arowhenua                              14

Arowhenua Maori School          14

athlete                                    72

Auckland                           12, 23

Auckland Town Hall                 23

Austin 7                                  31

 

B

ballet                                      23

Bank of New South Wales         27

Basin Reserve                          50

Battle of the Rosettes                43

Battles of the Somme                25

BECKETT  Middleton              24

beer                                       62

BERRY   William                     25

Berry & Co.                            25

BIBBY  James Woodhouse          7

Black Horse Brewery                61

Blue Cod                                33

Blue Jacket Gully                      63

Blue Lake                                54

Bluff Wharf                             33

Botanics Reserve                      49

bounty scheme (possums)          67

brewery                                  61

bridge (Gisborne)                     57

British War Office                   12

Broad, watchmaker                  30

 

C

Cadillac V8 (1918)                   52

camp oven                              67

Campbell’s Store                      30

canning (rabbit)                       35

CARNES  James Frederick       28

CARSTENSEN  Loran             33

CASSIDY  Eva                        53

                  Jack                     55

                 William John          53

Castrol products                      31

Clark, chemist                         30

CLAY  John Owen                   25

CLEARY  Rev.                        44

COCKERELL  Lt. Col. A.R.     31

COLENSO  Elizabeth                5

                     William               5

compressed-air pontoon            13

CORMACK  Elizabeth             63

corporal punishment                 15

costumes (dance)                      23

Coutts, tailor                           30

COVERLID  Henry                 63

cowshed                                   9

COXON  Mr. G.                    62

                 Mr. M.                  62

CRAIG  Dr.                            44

CRAWFORD  William F.        57

CROOK  John                        12

CROZIER  Clive                     31

CULLEN  Commissioner         44

 

D

D. Mitchell, draper                  30

daffodils                                  62

dairy farm                                 9

DALTON  Mick                     17

DAVIS  Mr.                            46

DREW  Alfred                         49

Dunedin                                 33

Dunedin & South Seas Exhibition 64

DWYER  Edward                     45     

 

E

East Coast                               58

education                            5, 14

Education Board                 15, 32

electric gas pressure indicator    13

ELLIOT  Mary                        63

engine drivers                          40

Engineer’s Union                     43

EVANS  Frederick                   45

 

F

farming                                    8

federationists                           43

ferry (Bluff)                             33

FILE  Kate                              57

First Aid Course                      57

FIRTH  Mr. J.P.                     50

Fitzherbert Hills                       51

football                                   49

Foresters’ Hall                         40

FORMAN  Mr. J.                   63

free labourers                          43

 

G

GARE  Mr. S.                         62

GIBSON  Mr. H.T.                 44

Gisborne                                 56

Gisborne Post Office                57

Gisborne’s Women’s Auxiliary   57

glass plate negatives                  25

gold                                        62

gold mine                                43

 

H

Half Moon Bay                        33

Half Moon Bay ferry                33

Halliburton Johnston Hall         23

HALLIWELL  June                  23

HAMILTON  Augustus             5

HANAN  Ralph                       31

HANSEN  Bert                       33

HART  Albert                         63

            Benjamin                    62

            Cyril                          63

            David                         63

            Dorothy                      63

            Edward                       63

            Elizabeth                     63

            Ernest                         63

            Ethel                          63

            Evan                           63

            Florence                     63

            Frederick                    63

            Henry                         63

            Margaret                     66

            Martha                       63

            Mary                          63

            Mr. A.                        62

            Mr. E.                        62

            Mrs.                           62

            Rebecca                      63

            Theresa                      63

            Zit                             63

            Mr.                            45

hats                                        37

hatter                                     13

Hawke’s Bay                            67

Hawke’s Bay Earthquake           57

haymaking                                9

HAZLEDINE  Percival Charles 37

HEWITSON   Mrs.                 57

highland dancing                      23

HOBEN  Edward                     51

hops                                       64

horticulture                             65

Huntly                                    43

hybrid football                         49

 

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inter-secondary school rugby      50

Internal Affairs                        67

Invercargill                                   30,36 

 

J

JOHNSTON  Mr. T.H.           43

joinery business                           37                                                      

K

Kaiti                                       56

Kaiti Bridge                             57

Kaiti Freezing Works                57

keepsakes                                28

KENNEDY  Herbert                46

Kilbirnie                                 27

KREBS  Arthur                        13

 

L

Lake Manapouri                      34

LAWLOR  Pat                        19

Lawrence                                62

LEWIN  Montague                  51

Loisels Beach                           59

 

M

MacKENZIE  Hector               31

Makariki House                      58

MARMONT  Miss                  23

Martha Gold Mine (Waihi)       43

Mason’s Bay                            33

MASSEY  Prime Minister         43

Matarau                                   9

MATTHEWS  Thomas            31

McARTHUR  Mr. W.E.           13

McIVOR  Kenny                     72

McIVOR       Roddy                72

McLENNAN  Mr.                   44

McROBIE  Nisbet                   44

MERETENE   Ripeka                5

military punishment                 28

milking cows                             9

MILLER  Paul                         33

mine horses                             43

Miners and Workers Union Hall 42

mining                                    39

Mitchell (six cylinder) motorcar 53

Mitchell, shoemaker                 30

mock air raids                         57

MONRO  Charles                   46

MONTGOMERY  Theresa       63

MORPETH  Mr. H.                44

motorcars                               52

mounted police                        44

Mt. Eden goal                          44

MUNRO  Mr. J.                     62

MURPHY  John                          21

MURPHY  William                  18

MURRAY  Mr. J.                    62

MURTAGH  Kim                    62

 

N

N.Z. Rugby Union                   51

Napier                                     5

Native School Log Book           15

navigable balloon                      13

Nelson                                    48

Nelson College                        49

Nelson Football Club                49

NEWTH  John                        44

Northern Brewery Co.              46

NZ Breweries                          65

NZ Field Artillery                    27

NZ Police                               33

 

O                                             

Oban Guest House                   33

Ohiwa                                      9

Otago Cavalcade                      65

Oyster Cove                            33

oysters                                    33

 

P

Paeroa                                    43

PARRY  William                      39

Passchendaele                          25

patent                                     12

Petane Schol                             5

Phoenix Dam                          63

photography studio (Wellington) 25

picket line                               45

picnic                                     32

Playhouse Theatre                    23

Point Chevalier                        23

political strike                          39

Ponsonby                                13

possum bounty scheme             67

possums                                  67

prohibition                              64

Puni Creek                             30

punishment (military)               28

punt                                       59

 

Q

Queen’s Wharf (Wellington)      21

R

rabbit canning                         35

rabbit pelts                              34

rabbits                                    34

Rangitoto Island                       12

rat catcher                               18

RATTRAY  Atherston              63

                   Rebecca               63

                   Rullion                63

regimental brooch                    28

RENARD  Charles                   13

Renwick                                      72      

Rifle Brigade                      25, 28

road safety                              16

Robinson Memorial Town Clock 57

Roll of Honour book                24

rope swing                              15

Rotorua                                  54

RUDD  Michael                      43

rugby                                      48

rugby balls                               48

Rugby Park                             31

 

S

SCAMBARY  George               27

                       Ida                  26

                         Norman William           27

                       Walter George  26

school agricultural inspector      16

school bicycles                         16

school concerts                        17

school curriculum (1870s)           6

school desks                            14

school gardens                    16, 32

school inspector                         5

school lessons                          14

school prize                               7

school science advisor               16

school strap                             15

Seal Point                               33

sewing lessons                          16

SHEARD  Benjamin                43

sheep                                      59

shipping

                   Maunganui           27

                   Mystery                33

                   Scout                   33

                   Tahiti                  28

SIMPSON  James Kerr            62

Simpson & Hart                      63

soccer                                     51

Socialist Party                          39

soldiers (WWI)                        25

SORENSEN  Henry                 44

Southland                                30

Stewart Island                          33

strike (mining)                         39

Sunday School                         32

SUTHERLAND  Mr. J.           62

SWANWICK  Mr. F.               62

                                                             

T

Taieri                                     64

tap dancing                             23

Te Karaka                               55

Te Poho-o-Rawiri marae           56

teaching                              5, 15

Temuka                                  15

TENNANT  Robert                 49

test match (rugby)                    51

Thames                                  53

Thames Miners’ Union             45

The Crescent                           32

The Ohinemuri Mines and

Batteries Employees Union        46

Tolaga Bay                              59

trade union                             39

traffic officer                           16

TRAIL  Fred                           33

             Lesley                        33

train travel                                9

tramcars                                 23

transportation                          32

Tuapeke                                 63

Turanganui Bridge                   57

 

U

Uawa River                             59

Union Jack                        37, 42

 

V

vegetables                                32

Victorian rules                             50      

 

W

WADE  Constable                   45

Waianiwa                                32

Waihi                                     38

Waihi Gold Mining Co.            39

Waihi Hospital                        45

Waihi Miners’ Union               39

Waihi Police Station                 45

Waihi South School                  44

Waihi Strike                            38

Waikino                                 43

Waipawa School                        7

Waireka Station                       67

WEBSTER  Jack                      64

wedding car                             55

WELDING  Paul                     48

Wellington                              50

Wellington College                   50

Wellington Harbour Board        19

Wellington wharves                  19

Weatherstons                           61

Whangarei                                9

Wildlife Branch                        67

WILKIE  Jean                         33

                Phil                        33

Women’s Auxiliary                   57

WOODROW  Mr.                  33

WOODS  Martha                    63

wool transportation                  58

WWI                                25, 37

WWII                                    57

Wyndham                               32

 

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