Assisted Immigration: Arriving in National Park, 1965. 4
Peter Farrell signed up with the Department of Justice for two years.
The Silver Fern 9
Alan Turley follows the evolution of a New Zealand icon.
Forgotten Ships 10
“Vessels lost at sea were not a rare occurrence,” writes Bruce E. Collins.
From Thames to the Trenches 12
Roger Strong pays tribute to Lieutenant Albert Gordon RFC.
We Wore Hats Everywhere 17
Val Wood trained as a milliner in the 1950s.
Alfred Saunders at Cheviot 18
Alec Saunders explores his Scottish roots.
Keeping Chooks 23
Bill Risk tells tales from Otago ancestors.
Bookstore in a Time Warp 24
Wellingtonians will relate to the subject of Christopher Moor’s article.
Regions: Nelson / Marlborough 28
Centrefold: Parking Lot or Beach? 36
From the South Canterbury Museum collection.
AWR: Inventor, Entrepreneur and Farmer 38
Written by David Walter, researched by Barrie Smith.
Driving the Blackjack Road 46
Camping in Whitianga with Jeanette Grant.
Off to the Pacific 48
A recollection of the Second World War by James Milburn.
The 1950 British Empire Games 54
A glimpse of the games from Sport’s Correspondent Dave Cameron.
Regions: Taranaki 58
Editor’s Choice: Phar Lap 72