Newton Nalder

Transcript of the Oral History Interview with Newton Nalder

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Mr Nalder has been associated for many years with Tasman Bay and Golden Bay vessels. He sailed on cutters and ketches, round-bilged and square-bilged and on motor vessels. In this oral history he recollects aspects of his career at sea around Tasman Bay and the Waimea Inlet.

Points of Interest

  1. Vessels  -Kohi, Matakana, Planet, Oraki, Corinna, Waverley, Kotare, Pearl Kaspar, Tui,
  2. Transporting sand, cattle and Mapua apples
  3. Living conditions on board ship
  4. Film – Venus of the South Seas (Filmed in 1924 and starring Annette Kellerman)

Interview Information

  • Date of Interview:    6 June 1984
  • Interviewer:             Les Slater
  • Typist:                     Louise Charters
  • Length of Transcript: 16 Pages

Copyright Statement

This oral history is to be used for your private research or study only. Please do not copy or distribute the material contained in this transcript in any way, without prior approval.

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