Timaru Herald   -  Souvenir Supplement    

 30 March 1984 - Section 1


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Front Page  - Timaru Herald South Canterbury's newspaper  1864 - 1984.
p4  -  photo of 1st fleet of mail delivery vehicles  in 1914  ----
p14 - Herald began NZ's  1st rural mail service. ----
p23 - photo Bank of New Zealand building  in 1870   after the great fire of 1868  ----
p23 - article Timaru Herald has historic link with BNZ ----
p28 - Bushman's township now valued at 71 million. - Temuka
p29  - story of Temuka,  spawned from amalgamation of rival towns ---
p33 -  The Kerr story,  founder of the Timaru Herald ----
p33 -  photo Mr E.G.Kerr, 1.   Mr E.G.Kerr, 2,  Mr E.G.Kerr, 3.
p33 - article  Populace helped produce 1st issue of Herald  ----
p34 -  Timaru:  from forlorn huts  to a bustling city ----
p36 - Newspapers founder also 1st editor ----
p36 -  photo  -  editors -  Mr W.H.Triggs  (1885-86)   Mr W.D.Campbell (1904-08)  Mr John Hardcastle (1908-10) Mr W.F.Alexander (1910-20)
                Mr Oliver Duff (1920-22)   Mr F.E.Baume ( 1922-23)  Mr G.J.Gaffaney (1961-80)  Mr M.J.Vance (1980 - )
p41 - A look at Timaru in 1895 ----  T. and J. Thomson's department store
p46 - Memories of journalism in the 1920's -----
p47 - the 1st Herald:  Volume 1  No1. -----
p48 - The great fire of Timaru -  December 1868  main business district was gutted  -----
p49 - 6 August 1914:  Timaru learned Great War had begun ----
p51 - Timaru port history books are punctuated with shipwrecks ----
p52 - Bullocks and horses showed the way -----
p53 - Death of Captain Scott stunned the Empire ----
p55 - 3 emergencies in a single year: 1975  the year of wind, rain and gas ----
p56 - an immigrants passport to a new life  ------
p57 - Courage and foresight led to Timaru Port development ----
p58 - Home Guard was ready to resist an invasion ---
p59 - High drama as a King abdicates ----
p60 - Peace  -  it was 1945 ----
p61 - 25 April 1915: Anzac Day was born ------

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
17 January 2011
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