New Zealand Memories Issue 64

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Contents

“To Be Happy for the Rest of Your Life” 4

Chinese Market Gardeners in New Zealand by Steven Young

Russian Jack 12

The ‘Last of the Swaggers’ interviewed by John Sinclair

The Old Coach Road 16

From the Murchison Historical Society and Museum

A Prime Position 17

Auckland City’s tramway signal cabin

Earthen to Electric 18

From hangi to coal range to electric stove by Claire Duncan

Home and the Range 22

Margaret Joyce Beumelburg and the faithful Shacklock

Regions : Waikato 2 4

Christchurch Aquarium and Water Gardens 3 4

An ‘As I Remember’ story from Alan Thomas

A Power Cycle with Punch 3 5

By Frank Cartwright

Dunedin’s Grand Railway Station – 100 years old 3 6

Bob and Pat Barron delve into this heritage building

Circus 42

John Sullivan brings the thrill of the circus alive

Cliff Richard and the Shadows 48

From Lorraine Williams, Ex-President of the Cliff Richard Fan Club

This Land is My Land 52

Nelson pioneers by Margaret Fenemor

In Print 54

Reader’s Response 55

The Congreve Building, Christchurch

Regions : Wanganui / Manawatu 56

Mailbox 66

Index and Genealogy List 70

Editor’s Choice 72

Lord of the Rings?

Cover image :

An electric stove in use, ca 1940.

Courtesy: Alexander Turnbull Library

Index

A

A. Pope 9

accomodation 16

Albion Hotel 62

aquarium (CHCH) 34

ARBON, Mr. F. 32

architecture 38

Aria 30

Assets Realisation Company 28

Auckland City 17

Auckland Domain 6

Auckland Land Co. 28

Auckland Transport Board 17

auction (vegetable) 9

Aunt Daisy 21

aviaries (CHCH) 34

Awakino 30

B

bakers’ oven 20

baking 23

Baldwin Steam Engine 62

Ballantyne’s Fire 55

Barton’s Circus 44

BASHAM, Maud (Aunt Daisy) 21

Beatty washing machine 53

BENNETT, Brian 50

biplane 57

BLACKETT, John 16

BRUNNER, Thomas 16

BSA bicycle 55

BUCKLAND, William 28

BULLARD, Thomas 53

Buller River 16

Burton Bros. 59

business 3

C

Cambridge Hotel 8

camp oven 19

CANNON, Judy 50

Cape Reinga Lighthouse 21

CARTWRIGHT, Frank 35

celebrations (Chinese) 11

Chinese market gardening 4

Chinese migrants 4

Chinese proverb 4

chores (children) 53

Christchurch 34, 42, 55

circus 1, 42

circus elephant 42

CLARIDGE, J.H. 31

CLARK, Walter 64

Cliff Richard Fan Club 48

Clinton River 72

CLOTHIER, Henry 29

coal range 18, 22

cocksfoot seed 64

COLVILLE, Peter 50

CONGREVE, Mr. J. E. 55

Congreve’s Building 55

CONLIN, Mike 50

cooking 18

copper 20

cowboys 42

crops 9

Cycle Master 35

cycle trader 55

cycles 35

D

D. Bowie 9

De Kroo Bros. 50

DRUMMOND, Alexander 53

DRUMMOND, Fergus Basil 53

DRUMMOND, Harriet 52

drying rack 23

DUFFY, Dennis 43

Dunedin 20, 35, 37

Dunedin Railway Station 37

DUSTIN, W.S. 61

Dutch oven 19

E

early settlement (Levin) 64

earthquake 53

EASY, Ann M. 19

electric stove 18

ELLIS, Andy 50

employment 6

encyclopaedia 10

F

fan club 48

Farmers Trading Co. 66

farming 29

Ferguson TEA 10

Fern Flat 16

fertilising 9

festivities (Chinese) 11

fishing 32

fishing rod 33

fishing tallies 33

flax 62

flaxmills 62

food preparation 18

Foxton 62

Free Church of Scotland 39

FROUDE, Mr. J.A. 28

fungus (Chinese export) 64

G

GARDEN, Oscar 67

GARDENER, Basil 64

Gardener’s store 64

gas stove 18

Gibson Motors 30

gold rush 39

GRAHAM, Billy 49

greengrocers 7

GREY, Sir George 4

Greytown Hospital 14

GRIEVE, Capt. 32

H

Hagen’s Circus 43

Hagley Park 45

Hamilton 24

Hamilton City 25

Hamilton Post Office 25

Hangatiki Station 30

hangi 18

HANSEN, Nurse Annie 60

HARRIS, Jet 50

Hawker Hind biplane 57

HAYWARD, Norman 49

HILARY, Sir Edmund 10

HOOPER, Miss 10

Horowhenua College 11

horsedrawn cart 60

horsedrawn wagon 16

Hotel St. George 50

Howard 16

Hunter Homestead 16

HYNDMAN, Vic 66

hui 61

I

immigration 39

ironing 22

irons 22

Ivory Bros. 53

J

James Smith 8

JENNINGS, Hon. 6

K

Kapiti Island 19

KENT, Postmaster 64

kitchens 18

KRUMAN, Ivan 14

L

Laery & Co. 9

LAIDLAW, Robert 66

Lake Rotoroa 16

LAW, Henry 62

LEE, John. A. 15

Levin 11

Levin Hotel 64

Levin North School 10

Longford 16

Lyell 16

M

MAGON, Albert 30

Magon’s Motors 30

Majestic Theatre 49

Manawatu 62

Manawatu River 62

Mangahoa Power Station 62

Market Gardeners 9

market gardening 4

marriage 27

MARVIN, Hank 50

Matamata County Council 28

Matiri Block House 16

McDONALD, Pod 64

McHARDY, Percy 32

McRAE, Roderick 53

microwave oven 21

Milford Track 72

Miranui Mill 62

MORTON, Tex 43

motorcar (Standard) 53

Murchison Earthquake 53

music 50

N

N.Z. Company 39

N.Z. Railways Dept 39

Nelson 16, 53

New Plymouth 30

Newton Flat 16

Ngati Ruakawa 28

NOEDL, Sarah Ann 27

nursing 60

NZ Co-op Dairy Co. 28

O

Old Coach Road 16

Otago University 39

Otorohanga Times 31

oven 18

Oxford 28

P

Paeroa 27

Passchendaele Plaque 40

pastries 61

pastrycooks 61

pataka 58

PATERSON, Ron 35

Perry Brothers (circus) 42

Phormium Tenax 62

planting 9

ploughing 9, 53

Poll Tax 6

pop music 50

Port Chalmers 39

power cycles 35

punt 62

R

racism (Chinese) 8

railway 39

railway 67

refreshment rooms 61

RETTER, Joe 64

RICHARD, Cliff 48

RIDGEWAY, Charlie 46

road-building 16

roading 16

ROBINSON, Mr. 16

rodeo 42

ROE, Frank 64

ROGERS, Roy 47

ROSE, Frank 28

rotary hoes 10

Royal Mail Service car 30

Russian Jack 13

S

sales docket (1915) 55

SAVAGE, Michael Joseph 15

SCHAEFER, Frederick 46

SCHAEFER, Kay 46

school fair 10

schooling 10

Scottish immigrants 39

service cars 30

SHACKLOCK, Elizabeth 20

SHACKLOCK, Henry 20

Shannon 62

Shipping

City of Wellington 50

Delphic 62

Philip Laing 39

Sir Alan McNap 53

Star of Canada 14

Wickliffe 39

shopping 53

Skuthorpe’s Circus 42

Smith & Caughey’s 17

Sole Bros. Circus 46

Southerner, The 41

SOWRY, Annie 27

SOWRY, Marmaduke 27

Stanley Brook 53

statistics (Chinese in New Zealand) 7

steam train 24

storehouse (Maori) 58

swaggers 12

Swindlehirst 62

T

Taherepokiore Rapid 59

Taieri Gorge Railway 41

Taitua 58

Tapawera Primary School 53

Taumarunui 58

Taupo 32

Te Kauwhata Presbyterian Church 26

TE KOOTI 28

Te Kuiti 30

The Keil Isles 50

The Shadows 49

Thompson Brothers 9

Tirau 28

tour (music) 48

tourism 30

Tourist Hotel Corp. 72

Townsend & Paul 9

tractor (Fordson) 53

tractor (Samson) 53

tractors 9

tramping 72

trams 17

trams 56

tramway signal cabin 17

transport 17

TROUP, George 39

U/V

umu 19

uniforms (nursing) 60

United Service Hotel 17

Upper Motueka Valley 53

VALVOI, Jacob 17

vegetables 5

von HOCHSTETTER, Ferdinand 28

W

wagon and horses 16

Waikato 24

Waikato Shipping Co. Ltd. 24

Waimea West 53

Waipaehi Camp 33

Wairarapa 15

Wairarapa 27

Waitomo 30

Waitomo Caves 30

Waitomo Hotel 30

Wanganui 56

Wanganui Hospital 60

Wangapeka Station 53

WARD, Sir Joseph 40

wards 60

watergardens (CHCH) 34

wedding 27

wedding dress 27

weeding 9

WELCH, Bruce 50

Wellington 49

Wellington Airport 49

Wellington City 6

West Coast 22

Whangamarino School 26

Whanganui River 59

white-baiting 23

‘White’ bus 30

WILSON, Mr. C. K. 64

WIRTH, Phillip 46

Wirth’s Circus 45

WOLFE, Charles 16

WONG, Alec 7

WONG, Mr. Jack 7

WONG, You 64

WOOD, Mr. Bowie 53

World War II 8

X/Y/Z

YOUNG, Leslie 5

YOUNG, Steven 5

zoo (CHCH) 34

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