Real Life

2 April

Wanted: To buy: the “Kiss” cross-stitch pattern by Emily Peacock. If anyone can help, please email Caroline: [email protected] or phone (04) 938 7707.

Reunion: The Manderson family is celebrating its 150th reunion for descendants of Peter Manderson and Margaret Robb, in Palmerston North on May 26. For more information, please email: [email protected] or phone Peter Manderson, (04) 298 6836 or go to

Wanted: To buy: two cups and one plate (for a spongesized cake). Hand-painted Grafton China made in England and in very small numbers – 6414. They have a pink poppy and a burgundy-coloured daisy on the front. Please phone Enid, (03) 455 7171. All expenses will be reimbursed.

Reunion: Descendants of John and Ann Boyle of Heddon Bush, Invercargill, to be held May 11 to 13. Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the arrival of John Boyle to Bluff on the Storm Cloud in 1862. For more information, visit

Seeking: I am looking for my half-sister who was born in the mid-1960s in Auckland. Her mother’s name was Jean and she lived in Pt England. Please contact: [email protected]

Seeking: Family of Graeme Sinclair, please phone: Ivan Sinclair, (09) 279 9027.

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