Monday 30th July 1917

There were a few slight showers, otherwise it was a fine day. In the morning I walked across the beach to Ti Point, had dinner at Joe’s place and then walked home in the afternoon. Willie lit his charcoal Kiln this evening.


Sunday 29th July 1917

It was a fine day. Revd Boyle conducted service in the Claim Hall in the afternoon, all of us went, there were only 9 present and 5 of them were from Jim’s house. Collection 3/2.


Saturday 28th July 1917

It was in the morning. I went down to the village to post letters and get some things at the store.

In the afternoon I walked over to the Claim to Jim’s place and staid the night, I found the roads very muddy.


Thursday 26th July 1917

It was a fine day.

In the morning I went the other side of the hill to pull tea tree, carried home firewood.

In the afternoon I went down to the steamer to get the meat that was sent from Matakana. In the evening I went down for the mail & changed my books at the Library.


Wednesday 25th July 1917

It was a very fine day. Willie and Dave were building their Kiln. In the morning I was pulling tea tree. I wrote a letter to Joe Greenwood also sent him a Rodney Times. Went down to the Steamer in the afternoon.


Monday 23rd July 1917

It was very fine in the morning, but there was rather a heavy shower in the afternoon. Willie & Dave were building their charcoal Kiln.

I was pulling tea tree the other side of the hill both morning and afternoon.


Sunday 22nd July 1917

It rained heavily last night but it was very fine this morning, there was a heavy shower in the afternoon just before church time, I conducted service in the Church in the afternoon. There were 26 present, Collection 8/3.