History

Military engineers and their contribution to Devonport

I recently read Peter Cooke’s book ‘War by the spade; how the Royal New Zealand Engineers built a...

issue 101 august 2019

My Shore Life: Brian Mooney

Restoring the Deep Creek Estuary is a labour of love.

Brian Mooney is originally from Canada but arrived in New Zealand on a working holiday in the mid '60s and...

issue 100 july 2019

Jim and Geoff Smale, the next generation

James Henry (Junior), or Jim, was born to William John and Aroha Smale on 8 January 1916. The Smale family say that...

issue 99 june 2019

Harry Hobin - Still going hard at 92!

I love getting calls from people on the Shore telling us about interesting people we should be highlighting in...

issue 99 june 2019