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New Zealand Memories Issue 83



Contents

Algernon Charles Gifford - Explorer, Astronomer, Photographer 4

A man of many talents is profiled by Michael Gifford

 

Woolshed Dance 12

Dancing in the 1930s by Dorothy M. Offenberger

 

Remember When - The Saturday Dance 15

A poem from Marie McRae

 

A Kiwi Soldier’s Story of Survival 16

A true account penned by Geoffrey J. Lowe

 

From the Regions : Wellington/Wairarapa 21

 

Thomas Edmonds – A Household Name 32

By Barbara Newburgh

 

The Rise of the Edmonds Cookery Book 34

 

Camping at Muriwai, Auckland in 1930 36

 

The Andersons of Upland Road 38

Bruce Anderson records his family’s story

 

The Eventful Life of Captain Thomas Carodoc Kerry 44

By Paul Titchener

 

The Final Resting Place 48

Text and images supplied by Gordon Barnaby of the Whitianga Lions Club

 

From the Regions: Canterbury 50

 

Mailbox 64

 

Te Papa Picture Library 66

A remarkable pool of cultural wealth

 

In Print 68

 

Index and Genealogy List 70

 

Editor’s Choice 72

A picture is worth a thousand words

 


NZ$15.00

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Index 83

 

A

accident (steam engine) 72

ADKIN, Leslie 66

ADLUM, Mr. Jack 40

afternoon tea 35

air gunner 48

AKTV-2 52

ALGAR, Beet 20

Ambt-Delden Cemetery 49

Anderson Electrical 39

ANDERSON, Florence 39

John 39

Ruth 38

Victor 39

William 39

William (Bill) 39

ARNDT, Capt. Otto 51

astronomer 4

Auckland Model Aero Club 42

aviation 48

 

B

BACH, Ted 52

BAKER, Jill 66

bakery 39

baking 32

baking powder 32

BARTON-SMITH, Hugh 48

Battle of Passchendaele 18

BERRY, John 52

BICKERTON, Prof. Alexander 33

Black’s Point Museum 64

BLACKBURN, Reg 17

blacksmith 56

BOURNE, Milkman 40

box camera 66

BRAGG, James 66

BRAKE, Brian 66

Britannia Theatre 64

BRITTAIN, Rev. Rex 56

broadcasting 52

BROMLEY, Mrs H. 34

BULLEID, George 5

John 5

Nell 6

Burton Bros. 21

Burton Bros. 66

BURTON, Alfred 66

Harold 66

bus service 40

 

C

C.L. Innes & Co. 41

camp bread 30

CAMPBELL, Capt. 50

camping (1930s) 30, 36

Canterbury 54

Cape Palliser 28

car racing (Muriwai Beach) 39

CARLAW, Bill 52

CARTWRIGHT, Silvia 11

Catholic Church 63

Catlins 50

Catlins River 50

CHIGNALL, Jack 43

Christ Church (Taita) 24

Christ’s College 6

Christchurch 33

Christchurch Radiant Health Club 33

Christian Psychology 33

CHTV-3 53

coaches 54

COLEMAN, Percy 25

Colonial Ammunition Co. 41

COMES, Mr. Pat 52

CONNOR, Capt. David 51

control room (TV) 53

Cook Strait 22

cooking 32

COULDREY, Mr. H.W. 47

country dances 12

COWAN, Capt. John 50

cricket 56

Crown Lynn ceramics 67

Crown Lynn dinner sets 67

CROZIER, Anita 7

cruise ship 47

 

D

dances 12

dancing 12

Diet & Solar Plexus Breathing 33

DNTV-2 53

dolphins 31

DUNPHY, Richard 64

 

E

EASTWOOD, Alex 29

Jessie 29

Edmonds Cookery Book 32

Edmonds Factory 32

Edmonds Factory Garden 33

EDMONDS, Jane, 32

Thomas 33

education 11

employment 33

EPS Station 41

Essex 4 motorcar 39

Essex Super-Six 29

evening dress 14

Excelsior motorbike 40

explorer 4

export crop 56

 

F

fashion (evening) 14

Fiordland 7

FIRTH, Mr. J.P. 10

fishing 27, 31

flying (WWII) 48

FREKE, Eric John 47

furniture truck 40

 

G

GARDINER, Sam 52

Geraldine 60

Geraldine Hotel 61

Gifford Observatory 6

GIFFORD, Algernon Charles 5

Doreen 5

Edward 5

Edward Augustus 5

Frank 11

Rev Algernon 11

Sophie 11

Susie 4

Giffords’ Crack 7

GOLDIE, Charles 42

GOLLAN, Alf 11

Government Buildings 21

GRAHAM, Annie 54

John 54

grain store 56

GRANT, Ron 43

GRAVE, Mr. W. G. (Bill) 6

gravestones 63

GRENFELL, Alf 7

GREY, Sir George 46

gymnastics 38

 

H

HAMILTON, Ken 10

HANLEY, John 63

HARLAND, Don 42

hawkers 40

HAYWARD, Agnes 50

Bessie 50

Charles Jnr. 50

Frank 50

Capt. Charles 50

L. 50

Willie 5

Health Camps 67

Health Inspector 39

health posters 67

HENDERSON, Steve 52

HENDRY, David 52

Hermitage Hotel 55

HICKEN, Josephine 48

high tea 35

holidaymakers 25

Hollyford/Milford region 10

HOOSEN, Selwyn 47

HORNER, Annie Ellen 56

Fred 56

George 56

James William 56

Joe 56

John Proctor 56

Mary 56

Mary Elizabeth 56

William 57

hotel 64

HOWARD, John 52

HUNTER, Sir Thomas 7

 

I

Ixion Motorcycle Club 25

 

J

John Chambers & Son 20

JOHNSON, Major 42

JOHNSTON, Robert 49

JONES, Dora 5

JONES, John 52

 

K

Kaikoura 54

Kaiwhara Stream 26

Karori Wildlife Sanctuary 27

KAYES, Gordon 52

KENNEDY, Will 7

Kent’s Bakery 40

KERRY, Capt. Thomas Caradoc 46

Lillier 46

Lillier Ada 46

Rubens 46

Rubens, Jnr 45

Khandallah 27

Kia Ora Tea Rooms 34

KIRTLAND, Mr and Mrs 40

Kupe Rocks 30

 

L

Lake Manapouri 66

LEE-JOHNSON, Eric 66

Levin & Horowhenua Autumn Show 34

lighthouse (Lyttelton) 55

Lions Club 48

Lloyds (insurers) 47

London Tract & Bible Society 47

Lyttelton 55

Lyttelton Harbour 55

LYTTLE, Bert 7

 

M

Macky Logan 40

MADDOCK, Colin 52

Marconi (TV) 53

Marton 48

McCORMICK, John 52

McLEAN, Alan 63

McPHEE, William 50

Meadowbank School 41

memorial 49

memorial service 49

Messerschmitt 110 48

METCALFE, Harry 47

MIDDLEBROOK, Russel 38

MILL, John 46

Mingimingi 30

MONAGHAN, Bill 52

Morrison Bros. 61

Morven 63

Morven Cemetery 63

Morven School 63

MOSS, Leonard Edward 48

motor camp 25

Moturoa Island 46

Mount Cook 8, 55

Mount Gifford 7

Mount Ruapehu 4

mountain climbing 7

mountain guides 7

Mt. Albert 48

MUMFORD, Capt. George 46

Muriwai 36

 

N

NASH, Sir Walter 53

Netherlands 49

New Zealand Air Force 48

New Zealand Field Artillery 17

news service (TV) 53

Ngaio 26

Ngapotiki 31

Ngawi Bay 29

NZBS 52

 

O

Oamaru 5

observatory 6

Omaru Beach 44

Opo the Dolphin 66

Opononi 66

Orakei Basin 42

Otakaka River 28

Overland 1913 sportscar 39

Owaka Heads 50

 

P

PAALBERENDS, Willem 49

Papanui 56

Papatoetoe Children’s Home 47

party food 14

PHILLIPS, Mrs. T.A. 34

photographer 4

photographers 66

photographers’ camp 66

PICKERING, Sir William 6

Piha Beach 38

pilots (shipping) 51

Pirinoa Marae 29

PLUNKET, Lord 27

Ponsonby 64

Pontiac sedan 39

potato crop 56

PROCTOR, Mary 56

PURDIE, Capt. Alexander 50

 

Q

Queen Salote 39

Queen Victoria 35

Queen’s Drive Boat Club 60

 

R

R.Scott & Co. Livery Stables 61

Radiant Hall 33

Radio 1YA 52

radio mast 53

Rawleighs’ Man 40

recipes 34

Reefton 64

Reefton Fire Station 64

REGNAULD, Father 63

RHODES, Mr. R.H. 55

roading 54

ROBINSON, John 48

rowing 60

Royal Enfield motorcycle 25

Russell 47

RUTHERFORD, Mr. J.S. 55

 

S

sailing 42

salvage auction 46

SANDLANT, Peter 52

SCEATS, Lionel 52

schooner – yacht 46

SCHRODER, John 52

sea elephant 31

seabirds 31

seamstress 40

service car 55

shark (fishing) 30

SHARMAN, Peter 48

Shipping, Ariadne 51

City of Cashmere 56

Clontarf 51

Dagmar 51

Hawera 50

Isabella 51

Jane 50

Kestrel 50

Owake 50

Owake Belle 47

Pandora 50

Prince Rupert 5

Rosemary 42

S.S. Waitangi 33

Zealandia 44

shipwreck 51

shipwreck (Ariadne) 46

signal mast 50

signal station 50

SIMMONS, Percy 17

Sling Camp 17

SMITH, Glen Allen 48

Mavis 48

Southland 51

sponge cake 35

St. Joseph’s Morven 62

steam chaffcutting plant 56

steam engine 72

Stirling Bomber Mark I 48

STOKES, Bert 17

SULLIVAN, Daniel 33

Sumner 56

swimming 26

 

T

Tahunanui 34

Taita 24

TALBOT, Arthur 7

TALBOT, Edward 48

Tararu Tramping Club 10

telescope 6

television 52

television programmes 52

television set 52

Te-Waka-o-Kupe Reserve 29

The Gladstone Hotel 64

The Nuggets 51

Theosophical Society 33

THOMPSON, George 43

THRELKELD, Percy 47

tramping 10

Tudor Theatre 41

TUNBRIDGE, Capt. James 51

 

U

UNDERWOOD, Dawn 66

Union Steamship Co. 51

 

V

Victoria Sandwich 35

VINCENT, Mac 43

Volunteer Territorials 48

 

W

Wadestown 26

Waiau 54

Waikakihi Station 63

Waikanae 25

Waikanae Beach 25

Waimate Church 63

Wairarapa 29

Waitaki Boys’ High School 6

Waitaki River 46

Waiwera 47

WAKEFIELD, Kenneth 48

Walter Buchanan’s bakery 39

Wangaehu 72

WATKINS, Ian 52

wedding cake 39

Wellington 1, 21

Wellington College 5

Wenderholm Regional Park 47

Western Springs (racing) 43

White Heather tearooms 40

WIGLEY, Mr. R.L. 55

WILBRAHAM, Miss 47

WILLIAMS, Capt. 50

WILSON, Len 38

WILSON, Mr. T.J. 34

WILTON, Job 26

Wilton’s Bush 26

wind patterns 22

WINKELMANN, Henry 5

wireless operator 48

WNTV-1 53

WOOD, Cecil 33

WOOD, Mr. 63

WOODCOCK, David 47

woolshed 14

WWI 16

WWI diary 19

WWII 48

 

Y

YMCA 17

 

Z

Z class yacht 42

 




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