Tuhoe Tales
Tuhoe Tales

The story of a motor ship saved from the scrapper by Colin Amodeo

128 pages, B & W photographs, maps, and sketches plus colour insert published by the MV Tuhoe Kaiapoi Rivertown Trust
Available from Kaiapoi and Rangiora bookshops, Kaiapoi i-SITE or contact Kaiapoi Promotion Association directly.

There are two parts to Tuhoe Tales – the first based on tape-recorded interviews made in 1985-86 with her wartime master, Edwin Couldrey of Auckland, as well as from his 1987 memoirs; together with extracts from wartime USN Chief Officer Philip Walker’s diary and the recollections of several former wartime Tuhoe crew members.

The second part is based on discussions with her post-war master ‘Andy’ Anderson of Christchurch, Kaiapoi historian Tom Ayers, members of the Tuhoe Preservation Society and the MV Tuhoe Kaiapoi Rivertown Trust, Kaiapoi, North Canterbury, New Zealand.

$39.90 + Postage and Packing

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