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A Huge collection of transciptions from Hawkes Bay , Poverty Bay Newspapers
Painstakingly transcribed by Elaine, and her Fantastic team
Your Time has been appreciated and I am delighted to be allowed to put them on my site

The information on these pages is for genealogy research only. It may be linked to but not copied in any form without the owners permission

By Richard BRIMER and Mark SWEET

Design by Sharlene CLARK

Published by The Critical Mass Press

P.O. Box 670

Napier, New Zealand

ISBN 0-9583267-1-1


Anita BOCHINNO-born Santa Cruz, California, 1944. Emigrated to Napier in 1984.Psychotherapist

Jim Clayton-born Taradale 1917. Father, grandfather, horticulturalist, orchardist, farmer

Gail Cowley-born Manchester 1957. Emigrated to Dunedin 1971. Moved to Hastings 1984. Wife, mother, grandmother, businesswomen, hairdresser, volunteer worker.

Graeme Crozier-born England 1972. Emigrate to Christchurch in 1975. Moved to Napier 1996. Solicitor, café proprietor, potter

Rhea Dasent-born Hastings 1983. Form five Napier Girls High School

Patricia Davidson- born Auckland 1918. Moved to Hastings 1945. Mother, grandmother, widow, musician, artist, writer, volunteer worker.

Carraldo Fougére-born Napier 1987. Form One, Rudolf Steiner School

Dick Frizell-born Auckland 1943. Spent childhood and school years in Hastings. Lives in Auckland. Artist, husband, father, grandfather

Kate Galloway-born Hamilton 1968. Moved to Napier in 1985. Partner, sensory degustator

Troy Gardiner-born Wellington 1966. Ngati Kahungunu, Te Arawa, Samoan descent. Moved to Hawke’s Bay in 1991. Weaver, teacher, father, partner.

Derek Henderson-born Napier 1963. Lives in Sydney. Fashion photographer

Anna Hoffman-born top of the Raurimu Spiral 1938. Moved to Napier 1978. Mother, grandmother, peregrinator, soothsayer, somnambulist, ecrivain, advisor to Madame Osmosis

Glen Hunt-born Hastings 1963. Magazine owner and art director. Lives in Auckland

Nick Judd-born Hastings 1976. Partner, leading Aircraftsman RNZAF, Company director

Adrian Kingston-born Waipawa 1975. Artist, museum worker

Shonagh Koea-born Eltham. Spent childhood and school years in Hastings. Lives in Auckland. Novelist

Jo Logan-born Otene 1966. Plate carrier, restaurant proprietor and

Sue Sylam- born Oxford England 1965. Cook, restaurant proprietor. Moved to Napier in together 1993

Wayne Macdonald-born Hastings 1962. Ngati Kuru Kuru. Husband, father, grandfather, kaitiaki

Edward Macfarlane-born Napier 1984. Form six, Rudolf Steiner School

Sue Mcgruddy-born Waipukurau 1961. Partner, mother, teacher, gardener.

Nigel Madden-born Napier 1962. Artist, husband, widow cleaner

Graham Miller-born Auckland 1929. Retired horticulturist. Moved to Havelock North together in 1988 & Graeme Robertson-Born Dunedin 1917-Secondary School teacher

Margaret Mohi-born Hastings 1955. Ngati Miroa. Partner, mother, owner/manager of private training establishment, political activist, gardener

Greg O’Neill-born Taupo 1960. Moved to Napier in 1965. Entrepreneur, music devotee, promoter

Olivia Ormond-born Christchurch 1981. Mived to Hawke’s Bay 1985. Form Seven, Woodford House

S. Cornelius Paisley-born Hastings 1972. Freelotus/designer

John Palmer-born Maraetotara 1918. Died Havelock North 1999. Father, grandfather, widower, WWII Spitfire Pilot, teacher, farmer, businessman, county councillor, volunteer worker.

Andy Pattison-born Hastings 1930. Husband, father, food processor, commercial fisherman, amateur archaeologist, museum proprietor

Andrew Peacock-born Hastings 1962. Husband, father, farmer, orchardist, thoroughbred owner, breeder and trainer.

Adrienne Richards-Rattray-born Otematata 1972. Moved to Napier in 1985. Wife, mother, self-confessed “mad woman”.

Joan Scott-born Otaki 1930. Moved to Haumoana 1952. Mother, grandmother, widow, artist, embroiderer, community activist.

Libby Smales-born Cornwall 1946. Emigrated to Hastings in 1979. Woman, wife, mother, doctor.

Steve Smith-born Invercargill 1962. Currently lives in Auckland. Soon moving to Hawke’s Bay. Husband, father, Master of wine, vigneron.

Bridget Sutherland-born Napier 1962. Artist, writer, film maker, mother.

Ricks Terstappen-born Holland 1957. Emigrated to Napier in 1978. Sculptor.

Darryl Thomson-born Wellington 1966. Ngati Kahungunu. Spent childhood and school years in Napier. Now lives in Auckland. Husband, father, song writer, performer.

Colin Waddell-born Waimate 1922. Moved to Napier in 1927. Husband, father, grandfather, furniture manufacturer, show-jumping judge and

Penny Waddell-born Shannon 1927. Moved to Napier in 1943. Wife, mother, grandmother, newspaper columnist, playwright, producer, actor

Vanessa Wedding-born Auckland 1943. A visitor to Hawke’s Bay. Pioneer, poet, writer, collector, home maker.

***Note by Elaine

All of the above have a photo plus summary

Book available Hastings Public Library-roughly 100 pages.

2002-2006 Barbara Andrew