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New Zealand Memories Issue 48



Contents

The Weekend That Was 4

Jeanette de Heer takes us back to the mid 1900s

The First Fridge 10

An ‘As I Remember’ story by Graham Wallace

The Death of Phar Lap 12

Alan Turley records a sad event in New Zealand’s sporting history

Times, They Certainly Are A-changing 18

Margaret Joyce Beumelburg takes a humorous look at fashion

First Flight 21

S.J.C. Fenn discusses his introduction to flight

Images From the Regions: Canterbury 24

An RNZNVR ‘Scheme B’ Entrant Looks Back 34

By Leo Palmer

Living History 40

Kathy Baynes explores historic Oamaru

Reader’s Response 42

Wellington’s Queen of the Talkback 45

Chris Moor profiles radio personality Doreen Kelso

The Popeye Doll 50

John Holt shares a family treasure with readers

Heroines of the Sea 52

From a New Zealand National Maritime Museum exhibit

In Print 54

Images from the Regions: Wellington and the Wairarapa 55

Mailbox 66

Can You Help? 68

Index 70

Editor’s Choice

Rub a Dub Dub 72

Cover

The H.M.S. Diomede at

anchor during service on

the New Zealand Station,

1926 – 1935

Courtesy: INL Sundays

 


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Index Issue 48

 

A

ADAMS, Elizabeth 47

Aida Shoe Co 62

AITKEN (B22 Scheme) 35

alcohol 6

ALLEN Colin 67

Amberley House 28

Amberley House Girls Collegiate

School 28

ambulances 42

ANTISS, Lilley 26

architecture 41

AUBERT Mother Mary Joseph 60

Auckland 4

Austen 7

aviation 20

B

B21 & 22 Scheme (RNZNVR) 35

ball 6

Ballantyne’s 42

Beatles, The 46

BEATON Joan 26

Beehive, The 55

BELL John

Margaret 48

BLAIR John Rutherford 67

boot manufacturer 62

BOYD Alice

Lucy

Sandy

Violet 26

BROWN (B22 Scheme) 35

buildings (domestic) 56

BULLEN Vacher 26

BURKE William 23

C

C.J. Ward Boot Company 62

cable car 59

cairn 32

Canterbury 24

Canterbury Cathedral 24

Caroline Bay 31

Carterton 55

Centrewood Park 32

CHERRY Francis 67

Chinese 66

Christchurch 24

cinema 8

CLARK Moira 26

CLAYTON Matthew Thomas 59

Clydesdale horses 32

coffee bars 8

Colombo Plan 47

Conciliation & Arbitration Act 67

Conway River 26

COOM John 64

cottage 56

CRAWFORD (B22 Scheme) 35

CREWES Mr W 60

Criterion Hotel 41

Crystal Palace (AK) 6

CURREN Pat 26

D

DAISY (Aunt) 48

dancing 6

DAVID Margaret 49

DAVIDSON (B22 Scheme) 35

Defence Dept 62

dental nurses (Ghanan) 47

DEVLIN Johnny 8

dining out 8, 9

E

eating establishments 8

EDWARDS (B22 Scheme) 35

employment67

EVENSON (B22 Scheme) 35

F

Factories Act (1891) 67

family heirloom 51

fashion 7

fashion 18

FEATHERSTON William Benton 57

femininity 18

FERRY, Kath 26

FINNY Miria 48

FISHER Percy

David 67

Fisher monoplane 67

fishing 72

Forrester & Lemon 41

fridge 10

Frisco, The (AK) 4

FULTON James 67

FYFE Judy 48

G

GALE Pauline 26

GARDINER Dianne

Josephine

Patricia 29

GATES Noeleen

Phyllis 26

GEDDES (B22 Scheme 35

GIBSON (B22 Scheme) 35

GILLING Laura

Nancy 26

GILLINGHAM (B22 Scheme) 35

Girl Guides 26

GLOVER Denis 34

Granny’s nightclub (AK) 8

Greytown 56

H

‘Honours list’ 63

HANDLEY (B22 Scheme) 35

Hannah’s Shoes 62

HANNAM Ada Louise 52

Harvard (aircraft) 20

HAWKER Louise 47

HAYMAN Mr N.

Mrs Betty 32

HAYWOOD Joyce 26

HEDGERS Mr. T 60

HERON George 57

HO CHAI PING Miss 47

HOBBS Elsie 26

HOGG (B22 Scheme) 35

HOLLAND Henry

Sidney 27

Home of Compassion (Wellington) 60

horses 32

houses 68

HOY Miss 28

Hunter Hills 32

I

IMBEAH Jemima 47

industry 67

influenza epidemic 42

ISLINGTON Lord & Lady 60

J

J. Ballantyne & Co. Ltd 42

JOHNSON James 41

JONES Frederic 67

K

Kahutara 57

Kaikoura 26

KEDZLIE Jock

John Jude 51

KEEGAN Marjorie

Martin 1

Kelburn cable car 59

KELSO Doreen

William 45

Kennedy Betty

Mamie 26

KIRKCALDIE Sidney 62

KNOTT Dorothy 26

L

LANES Edward

Mr. E.G. 40

Lanes’ Emulsion40

licensing laws 9

Listener, The 45

LLOYD JONES Alison 48

Lyttelton 25

M

Maori-canoe 59

Masterton 57

MATHEWS Ellis 52

Maungaturoto 10

McINNES Doreen 26

MENWAH Victoria 47

Merv Thomas & Dixielanders 6

Miramar 21

Monaco nightclub (AK) 9

Montmartre nightclub (AK) 9

N

navy 35

netball 6

New Zealand Boot Manufacturers

Association 62

New Zealand Historic Places Trust 56

O

Oamaru 41

Oamaru Mail 41

Oamaru stone 41

Opaki 57

Oporua Homestead 57

organ (reed) 68

P

Paekakariki 59

PAINE (B22 Scheme) 35

PALMER Leo 34

PARRIS Bob 8

PERRIN Beryl

Brenda

Gwen

Zoe 26

Peter Pan Cabaret (AK) 6

PLUCK Nell 26

Polish immigrants 35

POOLE Petty Officer 35

‘Popeye’ 51

Port Nicholson 59

Port Nicholson Yacht Club 62

PRIEST (B22 Scheme) 35

PRINCE CHARLES 48

PROCTER (B22 Scheme) 35

Q

R

racing cars 59

radio 8

radio (2ZB) 45

railway 64

RAINEY Gretta 26

Rakaia 25

Raleigh HMS (on shore ship) 38

refrigerator 10

restaurants 9

RNZNVR Scheme B21 & 22 34

ROACH (B22 Scheme) 35

roller skating 1

Rongotai Airport 20

Rotorua 72

Royal Navy 34

Royal New Zealand Navy 34

royal rail carriage 64

royal visit 64

rugby 6

S

Sandow System 62

SAYER Dicky 56

schools 28

SCHROEDER Norma 26

scout troop 21

settlement (1840) 58

SHAND Mr T.P. 27

shipping

Adelaide 58

Eastminster 60

Glenbervie 58

HMS Dauntless 38

HMS Diomede 38

HMS Ganges 34

HMS Patroller 38

HMNZS Tamaki 35

Penguin 52

RMS Rangitata 34

ss Orion 39

Tory 58

USS George M Randall 35

shipwreck 52

Shire horses 32

shopping 6

SIMMONS Professor 1

skating 1

Skelton & Frostick & Co Ltd 62

SOUTHWARD Sir Len 66

Springbok rugby tour (1937) 51

St Andrews College 28

St. John’s Ambulance Team 42

Star & Garter Restaurant 41

SUTHERLAND Mr J.M. 32

sweating 67

sweating Commission 67

T

2ZB radio 45

TAIT (B22 Scheme) 35

TALBOYS Mr B.E. 32

talkback radio 45

TAY Faustina 47

television 9

Thames Street Bridge 41

THOMPSON Thomas 67

Timaru 31

Top Twenty nightclub (AK) 9

transport 42

Trentham Military Camp 62

trousers (women) 18

trout 72

U

Union Bank (Oamaru) 41

V

V.E. Day 38

Victoriana 57

villa 56

W

Waco (aircraft) 20

WADDELL Rutherford 67

Waimate 32

Waimate Development Society 32

Waipipi Vineyard 56

Wairarapa 55

WAKEFIELD Colonel 58

WALDEGRAVE (B22 Scheme) 35

WALLACE Betty 26

WARD Charles John 62

WARNER Alison 26

Wellington 21, 45, 55

Wellington Aero Club 21

Wellington Provincial Ind. Assn. 62

WELLS Mollie 26

whare 56

White Horse, The 32

Windmill Road netball 9

Wisemans, Whangarei 10

WOODHOUSE Ngita 46

wrestling 66

WRIGHT Fortunatus Evelyn 67

WW II 34

WWI 62

X

Y

YORK Duke & Duchess 64

Z

 




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