New Zealand Memories Issue 31

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Contents

Auckland Central Library – my back pages                  4
Jacqueline Crompton Ottaway recalls her first job

School currency                  9
Lancaster drops leaflets in 1943

The Star motor car                  10
A first for New Zealand

Editorial comment and mailbox                  12

Images from the regions: Nelson/Marlborough                  14

Colin Tapley                  24
Christopher Moor profiles a New Zealand celebrity

The belle of the ball                  30
Fashion by Angela Lassig

Pride of the West Coast                  31
Frontier flying days

A slice of life                  32
Excursions on the Whanganui River

Country Library Service                  34
Photographs from a private collection

Life begins at 80              &nbs

Index

A

acting 1,24-29

Adelaide 45

Air Travel 31

alcohol 51

Amodeo Bay 34

Auck Harbour Brd 39

AuckTransport Brd

39-42

Auckland Art Gallery 4

Auckland Public Library

4-8

Auckland 4-8,36-44

Automobiles 10-11

aviation 31

Avondale Station 22-23

Avondale 22-23

B

BACON Mr 51

Bank of NSW 52

barbers 55

BAXTER James K 6

bedfords 41

beverages 51

BLEDISLOE Lord & Lady

39

boarding school 50

BOCKAERT E 10-11

boxing 56-57

BREWER

Elizabeth 45

William 45

brewery 51

Britannia 38

British Leyland 40

BURT JeanB 25

buses 36-44

butter manufacture 52

C

carter 18-19

CASS David 8

CHAMBERLAIN Geoff 8

CHAPMAN HS 45

Chase buses 36-44

cheese manufacture 52

Christ’s College 25

Christchurch Jubilee Expo

11

clothing 30

Clydesdale 38

COLGAN Mr 6

Collingwood 20

CONRADSON Mr JS 31

COOPER Gary 25-29

co-operative 52

Coromandel 34

COSGROVE Bill 44

COULSON Mr A 55

Country Library Service

34

CROSS Mr 51

Cullen Creek 20

Cullensville 20

D

dairy 52

Depression The 42

DILLON Miss 23

DIXON E 51

Dunedin 25

DURIE

Ava 45

Elizabeth 45

Katherine Ann 45

Major David 45-47

Penelope 45-47

Durie Hill 45-47

DUTHIE Mr 6

E

Egmont Brewery 51

Empire Theatre 26

employment 4-8

evening gown 30

F

fashion 30

ferries 38-39,49

ferrymen 49

Filmcraft Studios 25

filmstars 1

FITZPATRICK Urba 62-63

FITZSIMMONDS Bob

56-57

Ford Union 36-44

Fox Glacier 31

FOX James 47

Fox Moth 31

Frank Poore Orchestra

41

fundraising 63

G

GILLESPIE Mike 57

Glen Durie House 46

gold mining 20-21

Golden Bay 15

goldrush 42

GOLDSBRO Ces 43

GOSS Joe 57

GRANT

Alexander 18

Allan 19

Bert 19

Hemi 19

James 18

Joe 19

Robert 18-19

Stan 19

Grant BrosTransport

18-19

GREAVEY Mr J 55

Griffins 18

grocers 54

GYDE Douglas Robert 54

H

hairdressers 55

HAMBRO

Lady 27

Sir Percy 27

HANNAH Jack 62-63

HAVER June 29

Hawera 55

hire company 18-19

HMS Herald 46

Hollywood 1,24-29

homestead 22-23

HOOKER Will 51

HOOPER Alice 30

housing 41

Hutt Valley 46

I

INCH Harry 51

Inglewood Bakery 52

Inglewood 52

INGLIS Mr NJ 39

J

JOHNSON

Dick 51

Jack 51

Mr 51

K

Kawau 38

KEYS

Alison 39

Basil 39

Leonard John 36-44

Stan 38

Keys LJ Ltd 36-44

Keys Social Club 41

Khandallah Rugby Club

30

KILBRIDE Mrs 5

King Country 64

Kirkpatricks 18

Kuaotuna 34

L

Labour shares 42

LAMONT Lillian 26

Lancaster 9

LAURENCE Mr H 55

Leyland Tiger 41

libraries 4-8

LYON Patricia 27

LYONS Miss 5

M

MACE Jem 56-57

Magistrate 46

Mahakipawa 21

Majestic Theatre 26

Manuwai 32-33

Marychurch & Chester

11

MARYCHURCH Arthur

10-11

MAYSMOR

Charles C 47

John 45

Katherine 45

McCoy Pete 57

McGruer Bone 55

MCMURRAY Fred 24

Melanesion Trust 41

MERCER Bob 31

MITCHELL Jean 50

Moa Dairy Factory 52

Moa’s Farmers Union

52

Mokau River 49

Moki tunnel 53

ss Monterey 25

MORAN Frank 57

motor car 10-11,64

motoring 64

movies 1

N

Nelson 16-19

New Plymouth Girls HS

50

New Plymouth 50-51

Ngoiro 38

NIELSON Joyce 25

NOLAN

Ava 45

Sir Robert 45

NZ Militia 46

NZ Wars 45-47

NZ Company 45-46

O

O’BRIAN Brian 56

O’CONNOR Mr W 55

OATES Nick 11

Olive Jean 39

Olive Rose 39

P

Palmerston North 9

Paramount Pictures 25

PAUL James 51

PEDDIE E 51

petrol rationing 41

picnic 32-33

Picton 20

poetry 6

Police Magistrate 46

postcards 55

Prize Ring Rules 57

Purser Bros 55

Q

R

racing cars 16-17

RADCLIFFE FG 55

REARDON Mr 49

Reilly Bakery 54

river  49

roading 64

Rutland stockade 46

RYAN Paddy 57

S

SAVAGE Michael J 43

Search for Beauty

1,25-26

SHADBOLT T 7

SHERIDAN (Ann) Clara-Lou

25

sightseeing tour 42

SIMPSON Clarrie 43

Skeates & Bockaert

10-11

SKEATES

JE 10-11

PR 10-11

SLADE Herbert 56-57

SMITH Al 57

SMITH Mrs 5

Social Clubs 41

Star Engineering Co

10-11

Star motorcar 10-11

STURMEY Joe 51

SULLIVAN John L 56-57

surfboard 15

T

Tahora Saddle 53

Tahunanui Beach 16-17

Tamaki Drive 40

TAPLEY

Beverley 26

Brian 27

Colin 1,24-29

Guy 28

Harold 25

Jean 25

John 24

Martin 27

Mary 28

Nigel 29

Patsy 27

Reginald 26

Tapley HL & Co 26

Tarakohe 15

Taranaki Jockey Club 51

Taranaki 49-55

TAYLOR Steve 57

Te Rauparaha 46

TESCHEMAKER Charles

22-23

TESCHEMAKER-SHUTE

C deV 22-23

Texas Rangers 24

Thames 42

Timaru 56

Tongariro 52

tourism 16-17,42

trade unions 44

trams 39-41

transport

10-11,18-19,36-44,49,64

TRIGGER Mr 51

trucks 18-19

Tyree Studios 15,21U

U

V

W

Waikane 46

WAKEFIELD Col 45

WALKER Penelope 45

Wanaka 27,29

Wanganui 45-47

War 45-46

water tower 55

WATKINS Mr 51

WATSON

Mr HC 22

Mr HS 22

Mr WS 22

WAUGH Tom 63

Weheka 31

West Coast 31

Whakatane 10

Whanganui River 32-33

WILSON Mr 51

WRATHALL Dudley 41

WW1 55,62-62

WW11 27

X

Y

Z