New Zealand Memories Issue 125

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Contents

Kimble Bent – Pakeha Deserter   4

Gordon Campbell takes readers back to the year 1865.

Mazon: The Shirt That Fits   13

A glimpse into early twentieth century business. From Jim Partridge.

The Glory Box  14

Claire Duncan discusses a bygone custom.

Hughie the Hero 16

David Hill pays tribute to his uncle.

The ‘Hatting’ and Art of Lindsay Kennett 18

Christopher Moor profiles an outstanding New Zealand milliner.

From the Regions: West Coast 23

My Hornby Train 34

Treasured memories from Robert Freeman.

The Bracelet Story 32

A curious yarn from Ken Smith.

Centrefold: The City  36

Mother’s Day 38

Max Cryer explores the observance of this celebrated day.

For the Sake of Example 42

Military discipline during World War One written by Bill Conroy.

From the Regions: Auckland 44

Whites Bay Walk 56

An eventful outing for an eight-year-old. Dallas Elvy remembers.

At the Bay

Artist Enga Washbourn is the subject of Janet Hart’s article.

Readers’ Responses: The Nightman 63

Images of the Past 64

June Shaw’s photographs illustrate evolving fashions.

Mailbox  67

Index and Genealogy List 70

Editor’s Choice 72

Ascended 750 feet. Shackleton in balloon.

 

Cover image: A group poses on the truss bridge (built c1920) at Ten Mile Valley.

Courtesy of History House, Greymouth.

 

 

 

 

Index

A

accommodation house

25

                         (West Coast)

AILSWORTH  Arper Arthur

59

ALEXANDER  Hilary

21

ANDERSON  Bruce R.

46

ANGUS  Rita

61

ANNESLEY  Lady Mabel

62

Antarctic

72

Antarctic Expedition

72

apple ochard

55

art

60

Arthur Barnett Ltd

21

ASHBY  Sonny

55

astronomy

52

ATKINSON  Mrs

39

Auckland

44

Auckland Astronomical Soc.

52

Auckland Observatory

52

Auckland Observatory & Planetarium

              Trust Board

52

aviation

47

Avondale

51

B

B.S.A. motorcycles

46

balloon hydrogen

72

BARNES  Eileen

13

                 Harold

13

                 Madge

13

                 Mr W.C

13

                 Mrs

13

                 Ray

13

Barrier Inlet

72

Barrytown

24

BARTLEY  Cyril

54

                  Doreen

54

                  Irene

54

                  Marion

54

                  Mrs

54

Battle of Crete

16

BENT  Kimble

4

beret

19

Bing Harris & Co Ltd

13

Black Jack track

59

BLACKWELL  Edith Winstone

52

BLAMIRES  Mrs E.O

41

Blenheim

12

BLOOOMFIELD  William

50

BOSTOCK  Clement

52

BRAITHWAITE  Jack

42

brickworks (New Lynn)

51

Brindale Collieries

26

British Army

7

British military law

42

British National Antarctic Expedition

72

BURBIDGE  Prof. Percy

52

BURGESS  Oliver

41

BURT  Joe

28

            Pearl

28

C

canal route (Avondale)

51

Canterbury College School of Art

60

Canterbury Regiment (WWI)

42

Cape Foulwind

27

Cape Foulwind lighthouse

27

Cape Foulwind Railway Station

27

CASHMORE  Annie

55

                        Herbie

55

                        Lennie

55

                        Bob

55

                        Dick

55

                        Mr

55

Cashmore’s sawmill

55

CAVARLY  Capt. G.W

36

Cessna 150

47

Christchurch

          60, 63

Christchurch Drainage Board

63

clothing manufacturer

13

Coal

24

coal train

26

COATES  Gordon

50

Collingwood

62

COLLINS  Dick

24

Colonial DefenceForce

10

Commercialisation

40

Court Martial

42

COWAN  James

7

CRABB  Helen

19

Crete (WWII)

16

D

Dairy Flat

47

Darkey’s Terrace

24

demolition  (historic landmark)

45

desertion  (WWI)

42

DESMOULIN  Mr H.P

13

Devonport

48

DOUGLAS  Sir Roger

9

dray road (West Coast)

25

Dunedin

21

E

East Coast Bays (Auckland)

63

ECKHOFF Vic

31

ELVY  William

58

Esplanade Hotel (Devonport)

48

executions  (WWI)

42

F

fashion

64

fashion  (hats)

19

FERGUSSON  Sir Bernard

52

FLOUR MILL

45

Forest Rangers

10

Franz Josef

30

French Maid Coffee House

19

G

Gallipoli

42

Glenorchy

21

glory box

14

gold

28

gold mining

27

Golden Bay

60

goldfields

24

GOTLIEB  Kurt

52

GOULTER  Angela

62

                      Enga

60

                      Gerald

60

                      Jeremy

60

                      Tim

62

                      Pam

62

Green Bay

51

GREY  Angus

62

Grey River

24

Greymouth

24

H

HADDON  Mr W.S

44

HAKOPA

10

harangue

12

HARDING  William James

10

HARRISON  Mr J.W

51

hats

19

Hauhau

7

Hauhau warrior

12

Hawera

12

HAWKE   H. Wilson

31

Her Majesty’s 57th Regiment

7

herbal medicines

12

HINDMARSH  Mr H.S

24

Hokitika

30

Hokitika Scout Troop

31

Hoon Hay

63

HORNBY  Frank

34

Hornby Railways

34

Hornby Train Set

34

Hotel Titirangi

50

HUGHES  Frank

42

HUKATERE PA

12

HUPINI

12

hydrogen balloon

72

I

Indian motorcycles

46

Indian Scout (1926)

46

J

JARVIS  Anna

38

jazz

68

K

KANE  Charles

8

Kawau Pa

12

Keane’s Brickworks

51

KENNETT  Lindsay

19

                     Vladka

22

KING  John

43

Kirkcaldies & Stains

19

KNAPP   Scoutmaster

31

Kohimarama

53

L

landscape watercolours

61

LANGLEY  Brian

47

light railway (Brindale)

26

lighthouse (Cape Foulwind)

27

Imperial Regiment

10

Lines Bros Ltd

34

LOGAN  Vic

57

Lopdell House

50

LOVELL SMITH  Rata

61

M

Manawapou Redoubt

7

Mangaweka

22

MANU-RAU

11

Manukau Harbour

51

marriage

14

Marsden

28

MAUS  David Alexander de

36

McDONNELL  Lt Col. Thomas

9

MEADE  Lt Herbert

5

Meccano

34

Milford

48

Milford Beach

48

military discipline

42

military pardon

43

milliner

19

millinery

19

Mother’s Day

36

Mother’s Union NZ

40

Mothering Sunday

38

motorcycles

46

Mt Robinson

57

mutiny  (WW1)

42

N

National Motor Cycle rally

46

Nelson

60

Nelson College for Girls

60

Ness Valley

55

New Lynn

51

Ngati Ruanui

7

NICOLL  Archibald

61

nightmen

63

nightsoil

63

North Shore Aero Club

47

NORTON  Mr

55

Notown

28

Notown cemetery

28

Notown School

28

nui pole

5

NZ Expeditionary Force

42

NZ Militia

10

O

observatory

52

Ohangai Pa

7

One Tree Hill

52

One Tree Hill Borough Council

52

Onekaka Beach

62

Orere

54

Orere Point

55

Otago

40

Otago Harbour

36

Otago Regiment (WWI)

42

Otapawa Pa

8

P

Pai Marire

5

Pardon for Soldiers of Great War Act

43

PARTINGTON  Charles

45

                            Joseph

45

Partington’s Mill

44

Patea

12

pilot’s licence

47

Pipimea Head

53

Point Elizabeth Coal Syndicate

24

Pokaikai Village

10

Port Underwood

57

prisoners  (1867)

10

Private Pilot’s Licence

47

prospectors

24

Q

quartz mine

28

Queen Elizabeth II

22

Queen Salote

21

Queen Street Wharf (Auck)

44

R

railway (Hokitika)

30

Rawenga Estate

53

ROBERTS  Neil

61

Robin Hood Bay

57

Rock Glen

62

ROOSEVELT  Eleanor

68

Ross

31

Ross Scout Troop

31

Rotorua

65

Rukumoana

12

RUSSELL  David

51

S

Sargood, Son & Ewen Ltd

13

SAVAGE  Cedric

62

sawmill

55

Scouting camp

31

SEDDON   Richard John

30

septic tanks

63

Seven Mile Creek

24

SHACKLETON  Ernest

72

SHAW  Artie

68

Shipping

               City of New York

36

               Earnslaw

13

               Oswestry Grange

30

               Ruru

51

shirt manufacturer

12

SHURROCK  Francis

60

Skeates & White Ltd

46

sluicing (gold)

28

solo flight

47

South Taranaki

7

South Westland

30

SPENCER  Victor Manson

43

St Heliers Bay

53

St Heliers Bay Wharf

53

STAFFORD Family

12

steamship

36

Sunday School

67

survey party

58

Suter Art Society

60

SWEENEY  Bernard

42

                    John Joseph

42

                    Edward Ross

42

SYME   Bill

28

T

Taiporohenui

12

Taiporohenui Pa

10

Takapuna

49

Takapuna Beach

49

Tapapakanga

55

Taranaki

5

Tataroa

5

TAWHAIO

12

Te Ngutu-o-te-manu

9

TE UA HAUMENE

7

telescope (Zeiss)

52

TEMPSKY

           Gustarus Ferdinand von

11

Tempsky’s Forest Rangers

10

Ten Mile Bridge

23

Ten Mile Valley

24

THAARUP  Aage

22

Thames goldfields

45

Titirangi

50

TITO KOWARU

8

TITO TE HANATAUA

7

tohunga

12

Toys

34

train set

34

Tri-ang (toys)

34

trousseau

14

TU-NUI-A-MOA

10

Turuturumokai

9

Twelve Mile Creek

28

U

UPHAM  Dr Charles

67

V

W

W.C Barnes & Co

13

WAIONUI Tutange

12

Wairau Hospital

12

Waitaha Valley

31

Waitara River

12

Waitemata – Manukau Canal

                    Promotion Scheme

51

Waitemata Harbour

51

Waiutu

27

Waiutu Battery

27

WALLWORK  Richard

61

Wanganui

10

WARD  Brenda

16

              Bruce

16

               Hugh

16

               Zona

16

WARD  Miss

41

WARREN  Mr and Mrs

25

Warren’s Accomodation House

24

WASHBORNE  Dr H.E.A

60

                           Enga

60

water wheel (Notown)

28

watercolourist

60

Wellington

          19, 57

West Auckland business

51

West Coast

23

Whau Bridge

51

Whau Canal

51

WHITE  HENRY

45

Whites Bay (Marlborough)

57

Whites Bay Cable Station

57

windmill

45

Wolfenden & Russell

21

Women’s Christian Temperance Union

39

World War One

          13, 42

World War Two

          16, 68

WRAGGE  Miss

13

X

Y

YMCA

39

Z

ZEISS  Carl

52

Zeiss telescope

52