|A teenager in Hamilton in the late 1930s|
No interest in politics as a youngster. Discusses meeting young men and her future husband. Describes Anniversary Weekend Rowing Regatta. Remembers travelling on train from Otorohanga to Ngaruawahia regatta,
"always associated it with the watermelons"
Describes Otorohanga A & P show. Remembers walking at Hamilton Lake,
"During the Depression years, always on a Sunday, we would go to church ... always went for the walk, Memorial park, down the river tracks, up to the lake ...my mother had her one and only best dress and hat ...gold coloured georgette and she made the best of herself "
Describes protest over tree felling, Mrs Rogers, a doctor's wife chained herself to a tree.