Building State Houses in the 1950s 4
Gavin Meadows began his carpentry apprenticeship in 1953.
The ‘Quiz Kids’ 8
Radio fame for Pat McCarthy.
Bewildered By Minor Fame 11
Paul Aubin was one of the Dunedin ‘Quiz Kids’.
My Love Affair with Radio 13
Cliff Couch shares fond memories.
Willie’s Hut 14
Paul Dingwall recounts his great uncle’s story.
School Uniforms 17
Remember ‘the aperture’ at the shoe shop? Murray Guise does.
When New Zealand Welcomed Monty 18
Christopher Moor documents the popular war hero’s visit.
By Niagara to Canada 22
Gordon Tait is welcomed back with an interesting tale.
From the Regions: Bay of Plenty / Coromandel 26
Centrefold: Hats Are All the Vogue 36
Friendly Society sport’s event at Collingwood.
Searching for Nate 38
Sam Jaffe traces his grandfather’s story.
Memories of Mangakino 46
Settlers from Belfast: Ann Julien remembers.
Readers’ Responses 50
Such a Modest Man 51
The cultural heritage of Les Cleveland by Geoff Lealand.
The Driving Life 54
James Holmes was a service car driver as told by son Peter.
From the Regions: Northland 59
New Zealand’s First Official TV Broadcast 68
Index and Genealogy List 70
Editor’s Choice: A Royal Welcome 72
Don Worsnop’s superb night photography.