Tuhoe Tales

Tuhoe tales bookThe story of a motor ship saved from the scrapper by COLIN AMODEO

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.

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, or download this order form and contact MV Tuhoe Kaiapoi Rivertown Trust directly.