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New Zealand Memories Issue 56



Contents

Bert Staples Remembers Harold Marsh 4

“A square peg in a round hole”

Pioneer Skiers 8

An ‘As I Remember’ story by Bob Stothart

The Story of Beet Algar and the Imperial Camel Corps 10

Geoffrey J. Lowe documents reminiscences of a WWI veteran

What Is It? It’s a Nose Whistle 13

Tony Russell examines an unusual item

The Chatham Islands 14

New Zealand’s second time zone visited by Pat Barron and Joan Monahan

Southland Regional Pages 20

The Story of Pelorus Jack 30

Courtesy of the New Zealand Postcard Society Inc. and William Main.

Keep Left and She’ll Be Right 33

Margaret Joyce Beumelburg notes social changes

The Small World of Purakanui 34

By Elizabeth Pulford

The Burning Emigrant Ship Piako 38

Mysterious events in 1878 recorded by Martin Beck

The Apron 46

An excerpt from Rosemary McLeod’s book ‘Thrift to Fantasy’

Ford Model T Sedan 1926 49

A vintage car on display at the Southward Museum

Torrent Bay – Abel Tasman National Park 50

Contributed by Bud Nalder and Joan Calder

Small Town Boosters, Big City Roosters 53

Denis MacManus reports on Masterton’s 1966 meeting

The Ibuki Story 54

Naval history from S.J.C. Fenn

In Print 56

Can You Help? 58

Gisborne and East Coast Regional Pages 60

Mailbox 66

Index, Genealogy


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Index Issue 56

A

Abel Tasman National Park 50

accidents 22

ADAMSON, Adam 29

ALGAR, Beethoven 10

Kathleen 12

aprons 46

Astronomer Point 26

Auckland 33

Auckland Rifle Volunteers 72

B

BAKER, Frederick 62

ball season 23

Banks Peninsula 45

BATTEN, Jean 24

BEAUFOY GREEN, Dr T. 45

beer 26

BENNETT, Bishop 62

BENNETT, Charles Moihi 62

BERTRAND, George Frederick 62

black robins 16

Blueskin Bay 34

Bonnie Prince Charlie 28

BOYD, Capt. William 40

breeding grounds (birds) 16

BROUGHTON, Lieutenant 15

BRYCE, Patricia 23

C

camels 10

camera 4

Campbell Island 28

CARRICK, Roderick 29

Charlotte – ‘Lady of the Heather’ 28

Chateau, The 8

Chatham Islands 14

CHAUVEL, General 12

COATES, Gordon 6

Coconut Island 43

CONNING, Capt. James 42

COOK, Capt. James 26, 35

Copyright Act 31

crochet 47

D

D’URVILLE, Jules 50

danthonia grass 5

date line 14

decentralisation (Govt) 53

Dendroglyph 15

Dept. of Conservation 29

dolphin 30

DONALD, Haddon 53

Mr. H.V. 53

DONALD, Mr. H.V. 53

DRAKE, Elizabeth 34

Dusky Sound 26

E

earthquake 61

East Coast 60

Egypt (WW1) 10

embroidery 47

emigration 39

endangered species 16

entertainment (Maori) 62

F

farming 5, 29

farming stock 51

fashion 22, 33

Fiordland 26

fire (ship) 40

Ford Model T Sedan 49

G

Gisborne 65

Gisborne Central School 61

Gore 60

GRAHAME, Margaret 23

GREEN, Dr. 40

GRIFFITHS, Jack 12

‘Gypsy Moth’ aircraft 24

H

handwork 47

HARGREAVES, Frederick 63

Hawke’s Bay Earthquake 61

HAZLEWOOD, Mr. 40

health 22

HEBERLEY, Charles 28

HODGES, William 26

HOLBECHE, Mr. 40

Home Guard 7

homecrafts 46

hospital ward 22

hospitals 22

hostess apron 46

housewife 46

hui 62

HUNTER, Dr. S.B. 67

hydatids 22

I

ice skating 60

Imperial Camel Corps 10

Imperial Japanese Navy 54

Indian Island 26

Invercargill 24

J

JACKSON, Charles 28

Mr. A 28

K

Kaiti Beach 62

KEY, Alison 23

L

land entitlement 72

latitude & longitudes 26

local government 53

Lyttleton 42

M

MAIL, Henry 40

MANSON, Frank 29

Manukau 72

Maori Battalion 62

MARSH, Dorothy 6

Ella 7

Elizabeth 7

Grace 4

Harold 4

Henry 7

Jerome 7

Minnie 7

MARSHALL, Mr. 53

Masterton 53

Mataura 20

McCORMICK, Jimmy 51

McKEGNEY, Harry 28

McLEOD, Peter 22

McRAE, Martin Te Takaha 62

milking 51

MILLAR, Miss M.A. 40

MITCHELL, Ian 12

Model T motorcar 49

MOFFATT, Grace 4

Isabella 4

John 4

MOFFATT, Percy 52

MORIARTY, Mr. M.J. 53

Moriori 15

Motubara 16

Motuhope 16

Mt. Ruapehu 8

musical instrument 13

N

NALDER, Newton 52

Tom 51

navy 54

New Zealand Air Dept. 29

New Zealand Shipping Co. 40

NEWALL, Lord 62

NGARIUMU, Lt. Te Moana 62

Ngatiapa tribe 50

Ngatitumatakokiri tribe 50

NICHOLSON, Mr. A 29

NORMAN, Kathleen 10

NORTON, Harry 28

Jack 28

Nose-whistle 13

Nurses’ Ball 23

P

PALMER, Mr 62

pedestrians 33

Pelorus Jack 30

Pernambuco 42

photographer 4

Pitt Island 18

plants 16

PORTER, Capt. William 62

postcards 30

PRIEST, Capt. 12

PULLAR, Phillip 22

punt 60

Purakanui 34

Q

Queen Street, Auckland 33

R

Risso’s dolphin 30

roading 65

ROSS, Sir James Clark 29

ROYAL, Major Rangi 62

Ruatoria 62

rugby 10, 66

S

sailing ship 39

scientific readings 26

SCOTT, John 72

scouting 8

sealers 15, 28

Seddon Memorial Hospital 22

sewing 46

sheep farming 63

shipping, Adventure 26

Alice 45

Fern Glen 40

Hinemoa 29

HMS Avon 44

HMAS Sydney 55

Ibuki 54

Loch Doon 41

Piako 38

Lyttelton 45

SMS Emden 55

Resolution 26

SS Tofua 10

Tornado 72

SHORTLAND, Edward 35

skiing 8

SMITH, Brig. Gen. C.L. 11

SOLOMON, Tommy 18

Southland 20

Southward Museum 49

SOUTHWARD, Len 49

St. John’s Redoubt 72

STAPLES, Bert 4

STEAD, Billy 66

STOKES, Bert 10

Sunderland aircraft 66

T

TANKERSLEY, Mr. N.S. 53

TASMAN, Abel 50

TE KIKUTUTU 34

Te Reinga Falls 65

TE WERE 34

tents (1860’s) 72

The Sisters 16

THOMAS, Capt. William 15

THOMSON, Murry 36

TIKAO-BARRETT, Lt. John 62

Tolaga Bay 60

TOMS, William 28

Torrent Bay 1, 50

TUCKER, Capt. 29

TUNNICLIFFE, Mr 62

U

Uawa River 60

V

VERCOE, Major 62

Victoria Cross 62

vintage cards 49

VOGEL, Sir Julius 44

VON MUECKE, Lt. Com. 55

W

Waipiro Bay 63

Waitangi 16

WAKELIN, Mr. R.P. 53

WALES, William 26

WALKER, Mr. 44

WALKINSHAW, Clementine 28

WARDLE, John 22

water distiller 40

WELLER Bros 34

Wellington Harbour 39

Whakapapa 8

whalers 15, 28, 34

Whangamarino Native School 62

Wharehine School 4

WILLIAMSON, Peter 29

WIXON, Miss 62

WW1 10, 54

Wyndham 21

 




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