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New Zealand Memories Issue 91



Contents

A Beacon in the Darkness: Cape Brett in the War Years 4

Dawn Falkner recalls her childhood as a lighthouse keeper’s daughter

 

Wanderlust Magazine 10

Geoffrey J. Lowe recounts a Maori sports day circa 1895

 

Household Medicine 12

Grandmother’s medicine cabinet proves fascinating for Jeanette Grant

 

Early Days on ‘Springvale’ Farm: At Waikoikoi, West Otago 18

David Simmers shares 130 years of family farming at Waikoikoi

 

Preserving the Catch 22

The early days of whitebaiting on the West Coast, by Julia Bradshaw

 

From the Regions: Southland 26

 

In Cruise Mode 34

Photographer Alfred Burton’s tour of the Pacific onboard S.S. Wairarapa

 

Centrefold 36

In Cruise Mode

 

The Wreck of S.S. Wairarapa 38

A tale of tragic proportions recounted by Claire Duncan

 

Picture Postcards in New Zealand 42

Wayne King presents the golden age of the picture postcard

 

The Disappearance of Evelyn Mary Buckler 46

An unsolved mystery continues for Maria Violet Buckler

 

Romance and the 1927 Royal Tour 50

John Fletcher remembers being a Police Escort to the future King and Queen

 

What’s in a Name? 55

John de Bonnaire’s has always posed a challenge

 

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Index Issue 91

 

A

A.D. Wills (Wanganui) 42

Addington Camp 45

airgraph letters 59

ANNAND, Elizabeth 19

Robert 19

antibiotics 16

ANZAC postcard 44

artwork (postcard) 43

Auckland 51

 

B

Back Block Access Scheme 62

baking (pies) 17

Bank of Otago 29

blackberries 17

blackberry picking 17

Bluff 33

Braggs Bay 32

bridge construction 62

broadcasting 72

BRUCE, Mr. W.H. 29

BUCKLER, Bertram 46

Evelyn Mary 46

Henry 46

Phoebe 46

Buller River 55

BURDETT, Mr. Sid 62

Burton Bros. 31, 34, 43

BURTON, Alfred 34

BUTLAND, Joan 1, 22

 

C

Calamine Lotion 15

CAMERON, Dave 61

camping 10, 56

canning (whitebait) 24

Cape Brett 4

Cape Brett lighthouse 4

carpentry 64

Carrick Club 29

CHICK, Edith 41

Ellen 41

George 41

William 41

Chick’s Hotel (Port Chalmers) 41

childhood diseases 13

Chinese 23

Christchurch Exhibition 42

Christmas (1895) 10

Christmas post 43

chromolithographic postcard 42

Church Missionary Soc. 60

CHURCH, Trevor 61

Clarke Chemist 29

CLARKSON, Alban Joseph 46

Evelyn Mary 46

Jeanne Alice 46

Coromandel 17

correspondence 59

Correspondence School 6

cough medicine 15

COUTTS, Mr. J. 29

Crown Lands scheme 19

Cyclone Bola 62

 

D

DAILWIG, Mr. H. 29

Dannevirke 46

DENCH, Henry 41

drownings 41

DUTHIE, Donal 32

 

E

East Coast 61

EDGAR, Brian 62

education 64

Education Dept. 6

ELIZABETH, Princess 51

entertainment 72

Essex motorcar 56

exploration (Milford Sound) 31

 

F

farming (Otago) 19

farmlet 60

FENWICK, Purser 41

FERNANDOS, Mr 24

Fiji 34

FLETCHER, Jack 51

floods (Wyndham) 30

FOXCROFT, Thomas 24

 

G

game shows (radio) 72

GEISOW, Mr. W. 29

general merchandise 29

general store 29

Gisborne 60

Gisborne District Council 62

Gisborne Technical School 65

Goat Island 5

GOODALL, Gladys M. 44

GRAVE, Mr. W.G. 31

Grave-Talbot Pass 31

Great Barrier Island 35

Grey Lynn 46

 

H

Halfmoon Bay School 32

Hau Hau 60

Hawera 52

Hawke’s Crag 55

HENDERSON, Thomas 40

Hokitika River 1, 22

homeopathy 16

Hori Hori Gorge 62

horse racing 11

Huiarua Native School 61

I

Invercargill 27

itinerary (royal tour) 51

IVEY, Miss 64

 

J

JAGGERS, Mr. H. 29

Jaguar XK120 roadster 68

jam making 17

JAMIESON, Hugh 6

JONES, Mr. F.N. 43

 

K

Katherine Bay 40

King George V Hospital 52

King George VI 54

King SIAOSI, Tupoi II 35

KOTI (Tohunga) 11

Kumara 24

 

L

lighthouse 5

lighthouse keeper 5

LITHERLAND, Mr. 16

LUPP, Sybil 68

 

M

M.O.W. Napier 62

MAGRATH, Jeanne Alice 46

Kathleen 46

Mahy’s (Opotiki) 62

mail cutter 32

Maori Race Meeting 10

MASSEY, Prime Minister 43

Massey’s Cossacks 43

Mata Bridge 62

Mata/Waiapu River 62

McCONNON, Lil 25

McINTOSH, Capt. John 39

Medical Corps (WW II) 59

medicine 12

medicine cabinet 15

Milford Sound 31

MILLS, James 41

Miners Head 38

Mission church 60

Mission school 60

Mission station 60

MITCHELL, Mr. W. 29

Moko Hinau Island 5

Monk Bros. 62

MORGAN, Mr. W. 64

Muir & Moodie 42

MUMBY, Captain W.E. 32

 

N

N.Z. Expeditionary Force 45

N.Z. International Exhibition 24

N.Z. Post Office 42

Napier 62

Ngati Wai Maori 40

NOLAN, Mr. W.D. 24

NORTHCROFT, Judge H.W. 41

 

O

Okuru 24

Otago 18

 

P

Pacific Island photography 35

Paeroa 46

Paringa 24

PARKERSON, Mr. C. 43

Paterson Inlet 32

PERKINS, Mr. 29

photography 34

Piercy Island 9

Plunket Society 16

Police Escort 51

Police Force 54

polio epidemics 16

poliomyelitis 16

Port Chalmers 41

Port Craig 33

post office 59

postal service (Edwardian) 43

postcards 42

postcards (Maori) 44

postcards (tourism) 42

postcards (WW I) 44

Poutini Ngai Tahu 23

PRICE, Violet 48

pthisis 13

publishing (magazine) 10

 

Q

Queen Mother 54

 

R

RADCLIFFE, Mr. F.G.R. 44

radio 72

Raphael Tuck & Sons 43

Rawleigh products 16

ROSS, Malcolm, Mrs. 10

Rotorua 44, 52

royal tour (1927) 50

royal train 52

Ruatahuna 61

 

S

Salk vaccine 16

school trip 61

schooling 64

seafood (whitebait) 23

sewing classes 64

shipping

Argyle 40

Hinemoa 32

HMS Orpheus 39

HMS Renown 51

May Howard 32

Niagara 8

S.S. Adelaide 39

S.S. Kotare 33

S.S. Ruahine 46

S.S. Tararua 39

S.S. Wairarapa 34

Shirley Hasell 33

Ulva 32

Waihora 40

Wakatipu 40

shipwreck 38

SIBREE, Charles 24

SIMMERS, Annie 19

Archie 18

Bill 19

Fred 19

George 19

Jack 19

Keith 19

Stella 18

Wallace 19

SIMPSON, Grandma 17

SOMERVILLE, Stella 18

SOMMERVELL, Mr. A.M. 60

South Sea Island Excursions 35

Southern Steam Ship Co. 33

Spanish influenza 13

SPITTLE, Annie 20

St. Joseph’s Convent Chapel 46

Stewart Island 32

Stewart Island Stores Ltd 32

STUBBS, Olive 13

Teresa 13

William 13

surnames 56

suspension bridge 62

SUTHERLAND, Donald 31

 

T

TALBOT, Arthur 31

Taramakau River 25

TE KANI Chief 10

Te Karaka 52

Te Rawa School 6

Technical School 64

thatched huts 31

Timaru 52

Titirangi 15

listed in capitals.

tourism 35

Tourist & Health Resorts 42

Tourist Dept. 31

treadle sewing machines 65

Triple Vaccine 16

tuberculosis 13

Turanga Maori 60

TURNER, Henry 17

 

U

Union Steam Ship Co. 35

 

V

vitamins 15

 

W

Waerenga-a-Hika Mission Station 60

Waiapu County Council 62

Waikato River 10

Waikoikoi 18

Waingakia Bridge 62

Wairoa Bridge 67

Wakatipu 31

Wanderlust magazine 10

WARRY, Ellen 41

William 41

Wellington 52

Wellington Exhibition 61

WELLSTED, William 40

West Coast 22

Westport 24

whitebait 1, 22

whitebait tinned 24

WILLIAMS, Edgar 27

Lydia 27

Owen 27

WILLIAMS, Rev. W. 60

WOOD, George 24

woodwork classes 64

WW I 44

WW II 4, 59

Wyndham 30

 

Y

yachting 32

yawl 32

YORK, Duke & Duchess 51

 



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