New Zealand Memories Issue 96

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Contents

Nature’s Pantry: How Our Predecessors Dined 4

Hugh Hickman takes us on a food timeline

The Photograph 12

Memories of a Remuera childhood by Beverley Newton

Rainbow Records 16

Iain Sharp discusses an item in the exhibition ‘Protest – a Cry for Freedom’

A Spectacular Gorge 18

An article by James Fagan on the Manawatu Gorge

From the Regions: Canterbury 22

Railway Station Toilets 31

An amusing anecdote from Ivan Taylor

Illustrating Your Family History With Postcards 32

With a glimpse into Bruce Isted’s own family history research

Centrefold: Farewell Port Nelson 36

New Zealand Troops Invade Sydney, 1938 38

An account by John Stackhouse

Hitler’s Bout with a Patea Boxer 44

Boxer Clarrie Gordon is profiled by Cameron Curd

Night Ride 46

A tale of dedication by Rex Ridgway

Going for Gold 48

Miles Dillon honours 1912 Olympic Games competitors

From the Regions: Wellington / Wairarapa 52

A Fresh Promotion 62

An unusual advertising campaign from the 1930s

Reader’s Response 64

Class of ’51

Mailbox 66

New To Print 68

Index and Genealogy List 70

Editor’s Choice 72

Waste not, Want not

Cover image: Clarrie Gordon poses before his Olympic

fight with Åke Karlsson of Finland.

Index

Index Issue 96

A

advertising 62

aerial cage 19

agriculture (pre-European) 8

AITKEN Billy 45

alcohol 56

Anzac 1, 38

Anzac Day 39

Ashhurst 19

Australasian Assn. 49

Australia 39

Avon Bike Race 24

B

Balance 21

Banks Peninsula 22

BARRINGTON Ernie 25

bartering 8

BAXTER James K. 64

berries 6

bicycle 46

birdlife (food source) 6

BOSWELL Don 64

bottle gourd 6

boxing 44

Bridge of Remembrance 24

bridle track 18

BROOKES Norman 51

buckey (bark) 7

BURNS Tommy 45

BUTTER Mr. T. 55

C

Canterbury 22

Canterbury University 48

capping week 24

Caroline Bay 28

Carterton 57

CHAMPION Edna 51

Malcolm 48

Sarah 48

William 48

chewing gum (Kauri) 6

children’s games 62

Christchurch 24

Christchurch Training College 46

Christmas dinner 9

cigarette cards 33

Club Hotel (Woodville) 19

CODRINGTON Robert Nenry 10

Conservation Dept. 21

COOK Captain James 8

cookery 8

Crown Studios 32

CRUICKSHANK Ian 45

cycling 46

customs agent 16

D

D & W Gibbs Ltd 62

dairy farming 9

Davis Cup 49

Dawn Parade 40

de SURVILLE Jean 8

Depression, The 72

derailment 21

diet 8

DUFF Jack 18

Duke of Edinburgh 54

E

eel trap 4, 7

early settlers 8

European foods 7

Evans Atlas Flour Mill 28

F

farmers tour 59

farming 8

featherweight boxer 44

fern roots 6

Festival of Empire Sports 49

FIELD Ada 32

Jim 32

Ruby 35

fish-hook 7

FISHER Adolf 28

fishing 7

fishing nets 7

fishing weir 7

flax basket 7

flax sandles 7

floats 24

flooding (Ashhurst) 20

flourmills 8

flute (wooden) 7

food 4

Frank Duncan & Co. Ltd 34

FRENCH George Angas 7

G

Gallipoli 39

games 62

Gear Meat Works 54

gold medal (Olympics) 48

GORDON Clarence Edward 44

Viv 45

Government Buildings 52

Greenpeace 17

GRIFFIN Jim 45

GUIDE RANGI 61

H

hangi 7

HARDING William James 9

HEAD Craig 21

HEBLEY Gary 25

Helen Connon Hall 24

HITLER Adolf 44

HOBHOUSE Bishop 10

Hobson Street (Tepid) Baths 51

HOSKING Fireman 21

House of Representatives 52

HOYTE John Barr Clark 4

HURT Theodore 22

I

immigration 8

J

Jamieson Belt 44

K

Kaeo 11

Kaikoura 23

Karitane Hospital 22

Kerikeri Mission House 10

KITTS Frank 54

Ko 7

kumara 6

Kupenga 7

L

Lake Aviemore 30

Lake Benmore 30

Lake Horowhenua 4

Lincoln College 24

liquor licence 56

logbook (ship) 17

LOVELOCK Jack 44

Lower Hutt 55

LYON Gerald 43

M

MacNEICE Louis 64

Main Trunk railway 23

Manawatu Gorge 18

Maori agriculture 8

Maori Land March 53

Martinborough 57

Martinborough Hotel 57

Martinborough Post Office 57

Masterton 56

McIntosh Family Hotel 55

Miles Archer & Co. 28

Military Cross 43

mission station 11

moa 6

Mokau 7

Mt. Hobson 15

MULDOON Hon. R.B. 53

N

N.Z. Expeditionary Force 39

Napier coach 20

native plants 6

Nelson 10

New Zealand Co. 8

Norfolk Island 48

NZ Artillery 43

O

Olympic Games(1912) 48

Olympic Games(1936) 44

Opawa 48

orchards 8

outdoor games 15

P

Paekakariki 60

Paekakariki Railway Station 60

Palmerston North 46

Parliament 52

pataka 7

Patea 44

PEREIRA Fernando 17

pestle 7

PETERSON Laurie 45

Petone 54, 64

PHILLIPS Capt. 39

Picton 43

Pigeon Bay 22

pigs 8

Piha Beach 17

politics 24

Polynesians 6

Port Nelson 36

Port Nicholson Silver Band 39

postcards 32

post box 31

post office 31

Pouketouto 7

pre-European foods 7

preserving 7

Prince Philip 54

prohibition 56

protest (greenpeace) 17

Pungarehu 9

punt 20

puzzle 62

Q

R

rail tour 59

railway 18, 23, 29, 31

Railways Dept. 28

Remuera 12

Rolleston House 24

ROSS George 19

Royal Hotel (Timaru) 27

Royal Marines 51

royal tour 54

Ruahine ranges 18

S

safes (food storage) 7

seafood 6

seaweed 9

service car 23

sewing 72

sheep farming 9

shipboard food 8

shipping Awatea 40

Envy 48

Maori 60

Matangi 36

Maunganui 39

Monowai 39

Rainbow Warrior 17

Sir William Hardy 17

Strathallan 27

Wahine 60

shipping (Port Nelson) 36

Silverstream 55

Silverstream Butchery 55

SMITH Cyril 45

South Canterbury 26

South Taranaki 45

sportsmen 45

St. Heliers Bay 48

STOCK Al 45

Stockholm Olympic Games 48

Stone Store 10

storage pits 7

stoves 9

sweet potato 6

sweetners (food) 6

swimming 48

Sydney 1, 38

Sydney Harbour Bridge 40

T

Tararua ranges 18

taro 6

te Apiti 18

tennis 48

The Ivory Castle Game 62

THOMPSON Steve 24

Timaru 26

Timaru Borough Council 28

toilets 31

toll-gate 19

tools (metal) 8

tools (wooden) 7

toothpaste 62

trade cards 33

trademen’s cards 33

trading posts 9

turepo tree 9

TURNER Nathaniel 11

tutu juice 6

U

University Haka Party 24

Upper Hutt 55

Upper Manawatu Gorge bridge 19

V

vegetables 8

W

Wairarapa 55

Waitaki 30

Waitaki dam 30

Waitara 46

Waitemata Swimming Club 49

waiting room (railway) 31

WAKEFIELD Mr E.J. 8

Wanganui 34

Wanganui 46

war veterans 39

Wellington 52

Wellington Swimming Club 48

Wellington Teachers’

Training College 64

Wesleydale Mission Station 11

whalers 9

Whalley & Co. 32

Whanganui River 9

whare 4

WIGHTON Pat 24

WILDING Julia 48

Anthony 48

Frederick 48

WILLIAMS William 55

WILSON Mr. J. 24

Wimbledon 49

Woodville 19

Woodville Lions Club 21

Worcester Street Bridge 24

WWI 39, 51

X

Y

Z

zoning map (Timaru) 26