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New Zealand Memories Issue 99



Contents

 

Growing up in Wartime Otaki - 4

Little money but plenty of fun in this story by Don Campbell.

Shifting Sands - 9

A little gem from Buck Buchanan.

The Stove - 10

Richard Ward remembers their old wood stove.

I Was a Teenage Paper Boy -  14

By Ivan D. Taylor.

Maria Rye, Philanthropist - 16

Her place in my family history. Written by Kathleen Fitzgerald.

From the Regions: Wanganui / Manawatu  - 22

Facial Fungus - 30

Jeanette Grant’s Grandad sported a waxed moustache.

Memories of an Aeroplane Ride - 32

Tim Kerr takes us back to 1958.

Centrefold: Christmas 1958  - 36

Passengers and a DC-3 aeroplane at Nelson Airport.

Little Wolf - 38

Exploits of a WWI enemy aircraft recorded by Grant Newman.

John Fortnam - Photographer - 44

Enthusiast leaves a valuable insight into the Hawke’s Bay. By Peter Trask.

Auckland’s Gracious Government House - 48

A personal account by Dianne Blumhardt McKinnon.

From the Regions: Waikato - 52

Reader’s Response: ‘Were you amongst the crowd?’  - 61

How Times Have Changed - 62

Nylon stockings and the milkman’s round.

Mailbox  - 64

Golden Days Revived - 66

New to Print -  68

Index and Genealogy List -  70

Editor’s Choice: Reflections - 72

A chocolate box image contributed by The Kauri Museum.


NZ$15.00

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A

acetylene flare                            8

acetylene gas                             8

ADAMS Mr.                            5

aeroplanes                               33

Air Raid Warden                       7

American Marines                     7

American servicemen                 7

apples                                       5

Arrow River                            64

Arrowtown                              64

ASHENDEN Florence             45

assisted passage                        20

Auckland                                48

Auckland Government House    48

Australia (WW I)                     39

aviation                       26, 33, 39

Avondale College                     22

Avro Avian Simmonds Spartan

biplane                                   26

 

B

baking                                    13

bathing                                   25

Bedford coaches                       35

BENNINGTON Mr.               26

bicycles                                   14

billy (milk)                              63

Billy Higgs & Son                    35

Birchlands                               48

black out (WW II)                     7

BLUMHARDT Bert                 48

BOTT Beverley                        24

            Marie                         24

            Mr.                            24

bottling fruit                            13

BROWN - CLAYTON

            Mr. W.D.                   48

BUCHANAN Barry                   9

                        Ewen                9

                        Jessie               9

                        Len                  9

                        Mabel              9

bullock team                            23

 

C

C - 47 cargo plane                    35

Cambridge                          1, 56

camouflage nets                         5

CAMPBELL Don                      5

camping                                  57

canoe                                     53

car dealer (Hamilton)                55

car salesman                            54

catamaran                               53

Cathedral Square                     14

centenary                                64

Chateau The                           22

Chateau Tongariro                   22

Christchurch Press                   14

Christmas                               24

Christmas (1958)                     36

Civic Theatre                            5

clothes airing rack                    11

Co-op Wholesale Co. Ltd.         29

coaches                                   35

cooking                                  10

CRAIG Mr J.J.                        48

Criterion Hotel                        55

CRUDEN Ian                         28

 

D

D.S.I.R.                                 49

Daimler motor car                   55

dairy company                         26

Dannevirke                             26

daytrip                                    25

DC - 2                                   35

DC - 3                                   33

Debtors List                            19

delivery boy                             14

DIC building (Wanganui)          23

doll’s house                             24

double-hulled punt                    53

douche bath                            60

Dunedin                                 18

Duple - bodied coaches             35     

 

E

EAGLE Kim                            35

early tree planting                     48

East Clive                               45

Eden Gardens                          49

education                                  5

education (1860s)                     18

emigration                              18

Epsom                                    48

eruption (Mt. Ngaruahoe)         22

evacuation (WW II)                   7

evacuation bags                         7

Evans Bay                               33

export (meat)                           29

 

F

FABECK Paul                         39

farmers (Waikato)                    55

Feltham Children’s Home           5

FELTHAM Miss                       5

Female Immigration Barracks    19

feminism                                18

firebox                                    10

Foden coach                            22

FORTNAM Ada                     47

                     Florence            45

                     Jenny                 47

                     Jim                   45

                     John                  44

                     John Jr.             45

Freezing works                        29

Friedrichshafen FF 33e             39

Frimley Orchard                      46

FRYER Mr.                            48

 

G

gala day                                    5

gardeners                                48

gas mask                                   6

GATE Desmond                      22

GATE Mrs.                             22

Geyser House Hotel                 60

GILDEA  Anna                       18

                 Brigid                    18

                 Catherine               18

                 Honora                  18

                 Letitia                   18

                 Marie                    18

                 Patrick                  18

                 Susan                    18

gold                                        64

gold fields                               20

goldmining                              64

Government House                  48

GRAHAM Robert                    60

Gravesend                               20

GRIERSON Mrs.                    60

gunnery practice                        8

Guthrey’s Travel                      35

 

H

Hamilton                                53

Hastings                                 45

HEATHER Arthur                   48

heating                                   10

Herekino Gorge                       13

HIGGS Billy                            35

HILL Bernard                         61

holidays (camping)                   57

Home Guard                             7

Horotiu                                  53

Horowhenua College                  7

horse and buggy                   1, 56

horse drawn cart                      26

horticulture                             45

Horton’s Nursery                     45

Houghton’s store                      56

Houhora                                 45

Hukunui                                 26

Hukunui Dairy Co.                  26

Humber roadster                     14

Huntly                                    52

Huntly Railway Yard                 52

 

I

 

Imperial German Navy             39

International truck                   11

Invalid Port                         1, 56

Ireland                                    18

 

J                                                                                             

K

 

Kaihere                                    9

Kapiti Coast                              8

Kawhia                                   57

Kermadec Islands                     39

kerosene                                 13

 

L

lamb (Frozen)                          28

LAVERTY  Catherine               20

                   John                    20

leisure                                    25

Levin                                       7

Lockheed Lodestar                   33

Lockheed Super Constellation    33

Longburn                                29

Longburn Freezing Co.             29

LORD Lloyd Loneken              54

LOW   Clive                           61

 

M

MADDEN, Miss                       5

Manawatu                               26

Mappin Estate                         48

MAPPIN Ethel                        51

                Lady Ruby              48

                Laura                     51

MAPPIN Marjorie                  51

                Sir Frank                48

Markham & London                23

McKay’s Cross                          7

McLEAN Donald                    20

meals (1950s)                          13

merchant raider (aircraft)          39

merchant steamer                     39

milk bottle                              63

milk delivery                           63

milkman                                 63

MILLS Mr.                             48

mines (WW I)                         43

MISCALL  Susan                    20

                   Tim                    20

motor car (WW I)                    54

moustache                               31

Mt. Ngauruhoe                        22

 

N

NAC                                      34

NAC depot                             34

National Mortgage & Agency Co

NZ Ltd                                   29

National Park                          22

Nelson                                    61

Nelson Aerodrome                   33

Nelson Airport                        36

Nelson Radio Station 2 X N      61

NERGER Karl August              39

New Zealand’s Women’s Weekly 62

Newham’s Photo Service           26

Ngaruawahia                             9

Norsewood                             27

nylon stockings                        62

NZ Air Force                      8, 35

 

O

O’NEILL  Anna                       20

                 Bernard                 20

Otago Provincial Council          19

Otaki                                       5

Otaki Beach                              7

Otaki School                             5

Otorohanga                             58

OWEN George                        48

 

P

Paekakariki                               7

paperboy                                 14

Paraparaumu Airport                33

PARKER Bessie                       19

passenger transport                   35

Patriotic Fund                           5

PEARCY, Arthur                     35

philanthropist                          18

philanthropists                         48

photography                            45

picnic                                 1, 56

picnic basket                       1, 56

playhouse                                24

Port Chalmers                         16

poverty                                   18

PRICE William Archer             58

Prince Phillip                          61

punt                                       53

punt fees                                 53

 

 

Q

Queen Elizabeth II                   61

 

R

railway                              22, 27

Raoul Island                            39

rare plants                               49

refrigeration                            29

Rongotai Airport                      34

ROSE Keith                            28

royal tour (1954)                      61

Rudge racing bicycle                 15

RYE Maria                              16

 

S

SAUNDERS Capt. H.C.          39

school concert                           5

seaplane                                  39

servants                                  20

Shaw Savill Co.                        19

 

shipping        Antinous              43

                     Black Prince        61

                     Dunedin             29

                     Hitachi Maru      42

                     HMAS Brisbane  43

                     Jane Gifford        72

                     John Duncan       18

                     Jupiter               39

                     Port Nelson         61

                     S.S. Waione        25

                     S.S. Wairuna      39

                     Tactician            34

                     Wimmera           41

                      Winslow            42

 

silk stockings                           62

ski trip                                   22

smallpox epidemic                    58

SMITH Cyrus                         35

SMS Wolf                               39

Solent flying boat                     33

Sopwith Baby seaplane              43

SOUTHWARD Margaret           9

Sperry Gyroscope                     35

steamboat                               25

STEIN Matthus                       39

stockings                                 62

store                                       10

STUBBS  Ivy                           31

                Olive                      31

                Teresa                    31

                                                             

T

Taupo                                    60

TAYLOR Ivan                         14

Te Awamutu                           57

Te Awamutu Post Office           57

The Wires                                9

therapeutic drink                  1, 56

thermal bath                            60

Tiger Moth                               8

timber mill                                9

toll (punt)                                53

TOOGOOD Selwyn                33

tourism                                   22

toys                                        24

 

U

Union Steamship Co.               39

US Lend - Lease                      35

 

V

vacum flask                             1, 56       

 

W

wages (1860s)                          18

Waikato                                  52

Waipa                                    53

Wairakei                                 60

Wanganui                               23

Wanganui Borough Council       23

Wanganui Fire Brigade             23

WARD  Barbara                      12

              Diane                       12

              Richard                    12

Wellington                              34

Wells and Soutter                     56

WELLS Thomas                      56

Westport                                 33

Whanganui River                     25

Whenuapai Bus Co.                 22

Whites Aviation                       29

WILKINSON John                  20

WILLIAMS Edith Emily           23

wireless aerial winch                 40

Wolfchen                                 39

wood box                                11

wood stove                              10

WW I                                     39

WW I                                     54

WW II                                     5

 

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