New Zealand Memories Issue 89

$15.00

Contents

From Renfrewshire to Raupo 4

Ian Strang’s grandparents emigrated from Scotland in 1911

Wyn’s Folly 8

A heartwarming story from Derin J. Attwood

A Jaunty Jalopy Honeymoon 10

Love conquers all for June and Frank Cartwright

Commemorating the 25th April, 1915 14

Vonnie Allan’s poetry pays tribute to the men of Gallipoli.

A Spy Story 16

Betty Chambers unravels an espionage encounter

From the Regions: West Coast 18

 

Family Tradition 26

Alyson B. Cresswell and the wedding cake decoration

The Mysterious Tragedy of Teddy Blomfield 28

Written by Rolland McKellar

Centrefold 36

The Scenic Route: Tasman Glacier, 1905

Emigrating: From Home to Here 38

The TSS Captain Cook docked in 1954 with Pamela Anderson aboard.

Brian Brake: A Vintage Year 42

The prolific New Zealand photographer is profiled by Athol McCredie

Anthony Eden’s Cigarette 48

An unusual contribution from Ian Collins

From the Regions: Auckland 50

 

Can You Help? 62

Charlotte Stansfeld’s Precious Fragments

In Print: Non-Fiction Books in Review 64

Index

A

advertising (radio) 40

afternoon tea 58

alpine accident 28

alpine gear 28

AMBURY, Mr 6

ANZAC 14

Anzac Cove 14

asbestos 56

Auckland 6, 50

Auckland City 39

B

Ball Hut 30

BAYER, Bob 51

Fred 51

Jack 51

Joe 51

Wally 51

beach 52

Blenheim 13

BLOMFIELD, Dr Edward 29

Jessie May 29

John Edward 28

BRADSHAW, Dr. 31

BRAKE, Brian 1, 43

broadcasting 40

BRUSTAD, Alf 33

Buller 26

bungalow houses 8

bush gang 18

Byrd Antarctic Expedition 33

BYRD, Admiral Richard 33

C

cableway 20

cake decoration 27

Camera (1950s) 42

CAMERON, Johnny 21

CAMPBELL, Mr. W.D. 35

CAMPION, Richard 41

canoes 19

Cape Reinga 45

carrier business 58

CARTWRIGHT, Frank 11

June 11

Chevrolet Superior 11

CHIVERTON, George 20

CHRISTENSON, John 40

cigarettes 49

COLLINS, Ivan 49

COLLINS, Tudor 50

Cooke Howlison Ltd 11

D

Dennis trucks 59

Denniston 25

Diamond T motorcar 58

DIGBY, Spencer 43

Dunedin 11, 29

E

EDEN, Anthony 48

Electric Refrigeration Limited 11

electric train 39

emigration 39

emigration (Scotland) 5

employment 11

F

fancy dress 72

farming 6

ferries (Waitemata) 40

film photography 43

FINCH, Mr. L.E. 35

FINNEGAN, Terry 39

First Echelon 48

Fletchers Construction 56

forestry 50

foundries (Penrose) 56

freezing works 56

FREYBERG, Major Gen. Bernard 48

fruiterer 54

G

gala day 72

Gallipoli 14

gardens (Mt. Eden) 54

GARLAND, Uncle Tom 40

general store 55

glass plant 56

GLASSON, John 61

Glasson’s Landing 59

Glen Eden 55

Glenorchy 42

goldfields (Kumara) 20

GRAHAM, Peter 31

Granity 24

Green Lane 54

GREPINGEEZER, Mr 16

Grey Trotting Club 22

Greymouth 20, 22

Greymouth Battalion Band 23

grocer 54

H

Haast Hut 30

HALL, Bob 41

Hardys (Penrose) 56

HARRIS, Helena 26

HERBERT-BROWN, Doris 29

Hermitage, The 29

HIBBS, Joseph 55

high tea 58

HILDENDORF, Charles 30

Hokitika 21

Hokitika Rail Bridge 19

holidaymakers 52

holidays 52

honeymoon 10

horse and wagon 59

horse tram 21

hospitality 8

huskies 33

Hutchinson Bros. 55

I

import restrictions 12

industry (Auck) 56

Inglis Wright Advertising 11

IRVINE, Sandy 30

ISAAC, Margaret 40

J

J. Wattie Canneries 72

jam making 8

JOB, Ernest 26

Helena 26

William Henry 26

Margaret 27

JONES, Hon. Fred 49

K

Kaipara Harbour 6

Karaka 58

Kauri Point Sawmill 55

kauri tree 51

KEENE, Helena 29

KILGOUR, Mr 20

KING, Maurice 41

KING, S 33

KIRKPATRICK, Samuel 72

KIRKWOOD, Teddy 61

knitting 17

Kumara 20

L

Lake Kaniere 19

Lake Mahinapua 19

LANGSTON, Rev. S 57

LARSEN, Arne 33

LEATHWICK, Bill 41

leisure 52

lightning strikes 35

LINDESAY, Aline 59

Fred 59

Harry 59

Jim 59

Tom 58

T.P. (Percy) 59

log rafting 50

M

Maadi Camp (Egypt) 49

MacKINTOSH, Constable A. 35

Mahinapua 19

Mahurangi River 50

MALLORY, George 30

Malte Brun Hut 30

MANNERING, Mr. G.E. 32

Manukau Harbour 56

MARINA 40

marriages 26

Matakohe 6

MATHESON, Mr. 58

McDONALD, Mr. J.P. 35

McINTYRE, Keith 41

McKELLAR, Bernice 32

Dr Paula 32

Dr Thomas 29

Jessie May 29

Rolland 32

Professor T.P.H. 31

meatworks 56

Model T Ford 59

MONTEATH, Mary 29

Morris Commercial Leader 59

motor cars 11

motor cycles 11

Mount Cook 28

Mount Cook Tourist Company 35

Mount De La Beche 29

Mount Everest 30

mountain climbing 28

mountaineer 29

Mt. Eden 54

Mt. Eden Kiosk 54

Mustering (sheep) 46

N

N.Z. Artillery (WWII) 49

N.Z. Expeditionary Force 48

N.Z. Forest Products 56

N.Z. Opera Company 39

N.Z. Players 41

National Film Unit 43

Nelson 13, 72

New Zealand Alpine Club 32

Newman Bros. 26

Northcote Wharf 40

Northern Wairoa River 6

nudist colony 41

O

occupational therapy 17

Onehunga 55, 56, 59

P

packet steamer 56

paddle steamers 19, 52

Paekakariki 39

Palmerston North 40

Papakura railway station 59

Paparimu 58

PASCOE, John 25

peas 61

Penrose 56

Penrose Carrier 56

Penrose Coal and Coke Store 56

Penrose Grain and Produce Store 56

photographer 43

photojournalist 43

pipe plant (Penrose) 56

power cycles 11

PUMPHREY, David 41

Q

Quality Baking Powder 72

R

RADCLIFFE, Frederick George 30

Radiata pine 22

radio 1YZ 24

Rai Valley 23

railway 55

RANGIKURA, Hakaria 43

RENSHAW, Peter 38

RHODES, Joseph 31

RITCHIE, Linda 46

Robert Holt & Sons Ltd 34

RODGER, Margaret 63

RODGER, Mr. D 62

Rotoehu Forest 23

Rotorua 1, 22, 46

ROWLAND, Olga 63

Roxburgh Hydro Dam 62

Royal Command Performance 48

RUNCIMAN, Barbara 19

S

S. Kirkpatrick & Co. 72

sawmill 55

SCOTT, Mary 40

SHADBOLT, Maurice 44

sheep mustering

47

shipping

Captain Cook 39

Dunera 48

Empress of Canada 48

Golden Land 19

HMS Canberra 48

HMS Leander 48

HMS Ramiles 48

Kestral 40

Lady Eva 50

Orion 48

Rangitata 48

RMS Rotorua 26

Sobieski 48

SS Ruawai 6

Straithaird 48

Tainui 5

SINCLAIR, Dr John 29

SINGLETON, Ray 40

SMITH, Dorothy 29

SMITH, William 6

Soames Island 17

Southern Alps 29

southern motorway 57

Spencer Digby

(photographic studio) 43

spy (WWII) 17

St. James’ Church 12

STANSFIELD, Charlotte 56are listed in capitals.

steam train 39

stenographer 11

STODART, Lynne 40

STRANG, Andrew 5

Euphemia 5

Jack 5

Mary 5

Robert 5

Maggie 5

T

Tahunanui Beach 13

Takapuna 52

Taramakau cage 20

Taramakau River 21

Taramakau Valley 20

Tariki 46

Tasman Glacier 29

THIEM, Ben 19

Thompson & Hills Pea Factory 61

THOMPSON, D 33

totalisator 23

traditions 26

tramway 20

trotting club 22

V

Victoria Park (Greymouth) 22

visiting cards 56

W

wages (1959) 11

Waikumete Cash Store 55

Wanganui 41

Warkworth 50

WARREN, Charles 54

wedding 12

wedding cake 27

Wellington Harbour 39

West Coast 18

Westland 18

Whitcombe and Tombs 45

Whites’ Aviation 57

WIATA, Inia Te 41

WILKINSON, Ron 40

WILLIAMS, Vic 29, 35

World War One 14, 16, 48

World War Two 48