Akaroa, One Frosty Saturday Morning 4
John Stackhouse recounts a tragic accident.
The Time of My Friendship with Pat 12
A childhood friendship; memories from Evan G. Dorrington.
Our First Car 16
John Newsham recalls the family’s black Austin 10.
As a schoolboy, Alec Saunders worked part-time at the Geraldine flax mill.
Three Sporting Heroes 22
A family of champions; Angela Shepherd’s story.
From the Regions: Whanganui / Manawatu 26
Centrefold: Under Construction 36
A spectacular circa 1932 photograph of Waitaki hydroelectric power dams.
Kathleen Hall: Missionary Nurse in China 38
A devoted and selfless nurse is the subject of Gordon Campbell’s article.
Bowler’s Custard 45
Ted Body remembers Thursday’s midday meal.
The Most Beautiful Woman in Auckland 46
A tale of substance from Miles Dillon.
Boxer Mourned 51
Jill Haskett’s account of lightweight boxer’s last match.
New Zealand’s 1935 Air Mail Stamps and the Jubilee Air Mails 48
Written by Christopher Moor.
Readers’ Responses 51
Letters pay tribute to Sir Charles Kingsford Smith.
Ward of the State 52
Wendy Clark unravels family lineage.
From the Regions: Waikato 57
Index and Genealogy List 70
Formally the Blackball Hilton 72
Elite accommodation chain objects to West Coast hotel’s name.