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The Gisborne Photo News




Stuart Boyle celebrated his 70th Birthday at a party with friends and family held at the Tucker Road property of Jackie and Paddy Boyle. The more than 100 guests sat down to a delicious colonial dinner which was prepared in camp ovens, a traditional method which has become a dying art.


"Ole Tuck" turns the pork In a camp oven that Is more than 140 years old. The cooking takes approximately 4 hours of constant attention. Stuart Boyle began to pass his knowledge and skill to Tuck 8 or 9 years ago and Tuck thinks he has an apprentice lined up to keep the tradition going.


The Birthday Boy, Stuart Boyle, Is pictured with two good mates, cousins Morgan Mills (left) and Jane Mills.