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New Zealand Memories Issue 92



Contents

The Village 4

‘New Lynn as I Remember It’ by Kathleen Matthews

 

Cream Cans or Milk Cans? 8

Ian Spellerberg poses the question

 

The Bottom Drawer 11

Elspeth Biss shares family treasures

 

Captain Davey and The Queen of the Tasman Sea 12

Hugh Hickman takes us on the high seas

 

Structural Integrity 20

The corset in New Zealand history by Claire Duncan

 

From the Regions : Wanganui / Manawatu 26

 

Tinkers, Swagmen, Rovers or Travellers? 34

James Fagan discusses these gentlemen of the road

 

Centrefold: Children’s Day at Tahunanui Beach 36

The First Ascent of Aoraki / Mount Cook 38

Contributed by Sarah Murray from the Canterbury Museum

 

The Girl Who Wore Marlene Dietrich’s Shoes 42

The world of glamour unfolds in this account by Christopher Moor

 

Behind the Scenes 47

Wash-days were challenging. A short story by Robin Fry

 

The Giant Kauri 48

Photographs supplied by The Kauri Museum, Matakohe

 

Petone 50

Fond family memories from June Peka

 

Working Your Passage 54

No rest for Phil Budd on the MV Wairangi in 1948

 

From the Regions : Waikato 56

 

In Print 66


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Index Issue 92

 

A
acting 43
ADKIN, George Leslie 31
advertisements (corsets) 23
Akatarawa 53
AKTV2 28
All Blacks 64
Antarctica 72
Aoraki 38
Aramoho 26
Astley Tanneries 5
Auckland 5
Auckland Domain 7
Auckland Lyceum Club 46

 

B
Bay of Islands 67
Beattie washer 47
Bell Radio Corp 28
Birkenhead 62
BLEDISLOE, Lord and Lady 6, 15
BODKIN, Peter 72
BOLLARD, Rosa 7
breadmaking 58
brickworks 5
Bruntwood Station 62
Burton Bros. 57
bush photography 48
butcher 5
butter churning 6, 8

 


C
Caledonian Society Games 34
Cambridge 62
Cambridge Co-op Dairy Co. 62
‘Canterbury Jack’ 34
CARBURY, Paddy 7
CASE, Viola 60
CAVALIER, Mr. 5
cemetery 32
Chelsea Sugar Works 62
children’s day 34
chip heater 47
Christchurch 22
Church Missionary Society 67
churning (butter) 6, 8
CLARKE, John 39
climbing rope 41
clothing (children) 34
COBB, Mary 63
COLLARD, Ngaire 63
Norma 63
COLLINS, Tudor 48
comics 69
Coromandel 48
corselettes 22
corsets 20
COTTERILL, Miss M. 45
CRABBE, Buster 42
CRAWLEY, Dick 28
cream 9
cream cans 9
cruise liners 14
cruise ships 14
Cutler and Meikle 7

 


D
dairy factory 9
dairy farming 9
Dannevirke 32
Dannevirke Cemetery 32
Dargaville 10
DAVEY, Capt. Arthur Henry 14
Davis Cup 7
DAVY, Charlie 62
Fred 62
DAY, Sharon 50
Delta Cinema (New Lynn) 5
DERRECOURT, Arnie 65
diary (George Graham) 41
DICK, Ellen 24
DIETRICH, Marlene 42
downdraught kiln 6
Drainage Board 62
drains(fascine) 62
driving creek 49
‘Dublin Jack’ 34
du TOIT, Lucille 44

 


E
Eketahuna 31
elastic corsets 24
electric corsets 23
ELLIS, Mr. 6
Emergency Patrol Service 63
entertainment 34
epitaphs 32
EUSTACE, Nola 50
exports (furs and rugs) 52
EYLES, Mr. 5

 

F
Farmall A
tractor 63
Farmers Trading Co. 58
farming 9, 63
farming communities 60
fascine drains 62
fashion (women) 22
Fencourt Methodist Church 63
‘Fisty Jack’ 34
Friends of the Settlers’ Cemetery 33
furrier 52
FYFE, Tom 39

 


G
Gardner Bros. &
Parker Brick Works 5
GARDNER, Bill 6
Gran 6
Kathleen 5
Mary 6
Rice Owen 5
GARWOOD, Michael 9
Gilliame Bell 5
girdles 24
glory box 11
Governor’s Bush 39
GRAHAM, George 39
GRAHAM, Miss A. 45
gravestones 32
Green Bay (Auckland) 7
Guy Fawkes 30

 


H
Hamilton 61
Hamilton Lake 61
HAMMOND, Mr. 5
Hangatiki 58
hangi 26
Hautapu Dairy Co. 62
Hautapu Station 62
haymaking 63
HEAD, Edith 43
headstones 32
helicopter 72
‘Hellfire Jack’ 34
HIGHT, Pilot Officer C.H. 68
Hooker Glacier 39
hope chest 11
HORN, Eva 59
Frank 59
Henry 59
Joyce 59
Marjorie 59
Mrs 59
Rae 59
HORNIBROOK, Fred 23
Hotel St. George 46
Hunga Hunga Hall 60
HUNT, Berys 63

 


I
ice axe 39

 

J
J. Smith and Sons 50
‘Jack the Bear’ 34
James Smith Ltd 20
jandals 46
JOHNSON, Tom 28

 


K
Kauaeranga 48
kauri 48
kauri industry 49
Kelston 6
kiln (brickworks) 6
King Country 58
KING, George 28
KIRK, David 65
Kirkcaldie & Staines 24

 

L
Lake Taupo 57
LANCASTER, Ernest 31
leisure 61
LEVESQUE, James 62
Mary Ann 62
Levin 31
LLOYD, Connie 7
Olive 7
Trevor 7
LOGAN, James Kennedy 31

 

M
Mamaka Sawmill 62
Mangaweka 28
MANNERING, Mr. G.E. 39
Manson’s Marble Bar 69
Manunui 69
Maori cultivation 67
Maori Pa 67
MARINOVICH, Tonic 50
marriage 11
Marsden School 43
MARSDEN, Rev. Samuel 67
Matamata 60
Matson Line 14
McKEE, Owen 68
McKISSACK, Miss 6
McRAE, Bob 5
McWILLIAM, Annie 24
medical corsets 23
milk 9
milk cans 9
milking shed 9
Miss New Zealand 46
Mission Bay 19
Missionary School of Medicine 54
MONK, Fanny 50
Henry 50
Jane 50
MOORE, Louise 63
Morris Commercial truck 63
motoring 31
Motutere 57
Mount Hobson (Auckland) 46
mountain climbing 39
mountaineering 39
movies 42
Mt. Cook 38
Mt. Heidinger 39
Mt. Sealy 39
Mt. Silberhorn 39
Mt. Tasman 39
MUNRO, Gwen 43
MURRAY, George 49
Ivan 49
Jack 49
music (swaggers) 34



N
Natal Direct Line 14
NAYLOR, Mr 5
NEILSON, Charles William 44
Frances Joyce 42
Frances May 44
Nelson 34
New Lynn 4
New Lynn Brass Band 6
New Lynn Post Office 5
New Lynn Primary School 6
New Zealand Brick & Tile 5
NICHOLAS, John 67
NORMAN, Brian 43
NORRIS, Bill 6
Northern Wairoa Co-op Dairy Co. 10


O
Ohinewai 56
Ohingaita 30
Orini 64
Otorohanga 59
Otorohanga Parish 59

 


P
Paramount Pictures 43
PARRY, John 5
PERRY, Nola 50
Sorry 50
Perry’s Confectionery 50
Perry’s Pie Kitchen 50
Petone 50
Petone West School 50
photographer 48
Physical Culture Institute 23
physical exercise 23
picnic 26
PILKINGTON, Mary 46
PILKINGTON, Mr. and Mrs. 5
Pipe Bridge 31
plantation (vegetable) 67
Plunket Committee (New Lynn) 5
Plunket Nurse 5
Pohangina 1, 34
POPOVICH, Mr. 5
Port Chalmers 14, 72
Post Office (New Lynn) 5
Potter’s Post Office (New Lynn) 5
PRIME, Dave 28
PRINCE PHILLIP 56

 

Q
QUEEN ELIZABETH II 56

 

R
Rangihoua 67
rationing (WWI) 22
Reckitt’s Blue Bag 47
reform dress 22
regatta 26
REID, Ponty 65
retailers (New Lynn) 5
RICKARD, Niris 63
rugby 64
rugby whistle 64
‘Russian Jack’ 34

 


S
salt peter 5
Sandy Hook 26
SAVAGE, Mr. and Mrs. 5
school (Petone) 50
SCOTT, Bob 64
scullion 54
‘Search for Beauty’ 42
Seddon Memorial College 28
separator (farm) 9
Settlers’ Cemetery 32
shipping,
Active 67
CRAVEN, Sir Charles 15
Mariposa 14
Monterey 14
Monowai 14
MV Wairangi 54
Niagara 19
Queen Mary 15
T.S.S. Awatea 14
USS Northwind 72
Wellington 15
ship’s galley 54
Sikorsky HNS-1 72
SIM, Mr. G.F. 60
SIMPSON, Ivy 62
SLATTERY, Ned 34
SMITH, Fanny 50
James 52
Leonard Huia 50
Leslie Victor 50
Louisa 52
Ngaire 50
SMITH, Len 65
social halls 60
Spitfire (WWII) 68
‘Spring-heeled Jack’ 34
St. Andrews Church (New Lynn) 6
swaggers 1, 34
swimming 61
Sydney Harbour 16

 

T
Tahunanui Beach 34
Taihape 28
Tamahere Dairy Factory 62
TANNER, Minnie 5
tannery 5
TAPLEY, Colin 42
Tararua Range 31
Tasman Sea 12
Taumarunui 69
Taupo 57
Te Hoe 56
television 28
television aerials 28
Television Broadcasting Standards 28
television licence 28
television licence fee 28
television transmitter 28
TEMPLETON, Zane 65
tennis courts (grass) 7
The Hermitage 40
‘The Shiner’ 34
theatre 43
TIDBURY, Eldred 44
timber (kauri) 49
tinker 1, 34
TODD, Mr. 7
Tony’s Coffee Bar (Petone) 50
Trades’ Children’s Day 34
Treloar milking machine 63
trousseau 11
TYLER, Beatrice 50

 

U
U.S. Coastguard 72
undergarments 20
Union Steam Ship Co. 14

 

V
vegetables 67
Victorian fashion 52

 


W
Waikato 56
Waimamakau Cheese Factory 10
Waipoua Forest Sawmills 62
Wairarapa 35
Waitomo Caves 58
WALBRAN, Miss 5
WALKER, Kate 22
WALKER, Mr. W.H. 31
Wanganui 26
WARD, Jane 50
washday 47
wash-house 47
washing (copper) 6
washing clothes 47
WEBBER, Reverend 59
wedding dress 11
Wellington 45
Wellington 54
WELLS, Mrs. 5
whale bone (corsets) 21
Whanganui River 26
Whangarei 54
Whariti Peak transmitter 28
Whau Creek 5
WHITBURN, Mr. D.N. 10
WILDBORE, Charles 1
WILKINSON, James 22
WILLIAMS, Miss. E. 45
WINTER, Barney 34
WISEMAN, Arthur 62
Berys 63
Bruce 63
Charlie 62
Colin 62
Frank 62
Ivy 62
Jim 62
Louise 63
Mary 63
Ngaire 63
Niris 63
Norma 63
Ray 62
Russell 63
Vic 62
WNTV1 28
women (corsets) 21
Women’s Institute 58
women’s suffrage 22
working passage (ship) 54
Workingmen’s Club (Petone) 50
WWI 22
WWII 19, 63, 68

 


Y
YOCK, Anthony 45
Charmian 45
Joyce 45
Morris 45
Philip 45

 

Z
Zion Hill Methodist 62



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