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Encyclopedia of NZ Apr 16
This short film about the work of plastic surgeons Henry Pickerill and Harold Gillies in the First World War: Read Harold Gillies' biography here:
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Encyclopedia of NZ Apr 15
During his career Ivan Mauger (centre, wearing the NZ flag) was a speedway legend. He won 6 world speedway championships -1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1977 & 1979 and 3 world long-track championships 1971, 1972 & 1976. Share this item
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Encyclopedia of NZ Feb 22
One of our designers designed the beautiful brand for , launched today. In 2019 they'll be commemorating 250 years since the first meetings between Māori and Europeans during the Endeavour's 1769 voyage to Aotearoa New Zealand
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Encyclopedia of NZ Dec 4
The Battle of Ruapekapeka podcast from RNZ
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Encyclopedia of NZ Sep 14
Replying to @lou_gordongreen
Thank you!
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Encyclopedia of NZ Sep 14
We're updating our Historic Earthquakes entry & wondered if we could please your seabed pic on ?
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Encyclopedia of NZ Aug 24
Robin Hyde died 78 years ago this week, here is a poem she wrote on a restaurant menu:
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Encyclopedia of NZ Aug 22
Today marks 70 years since assisted immigration resumed after WW2 - read more about immigration regulation here:
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Encyclopedia of NZ Aug 22
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On the Fence Jul 30
Voting in has an interesting history. We can be very proud of some of that history! From our mates at .
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Encyclopedia of NZ Jun 13
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Encyclopedia of NZ Jun 13
Replying to @margueritelou
Always something to do ! Thanks for the heads up.
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Encyclopedia of NZ 18 Apr 17
It's been 5 years coming and this cartoon from 2015 is pretty relevant today. Well done Kristine Bartlett.
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Encyclopedia of NZ 10 Apr 17
Replying to @elpie
No Flash, but I think you may have found a bug though! We'll let you know when it's been fixed. :)
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Encyclopedia of NZ 10 Apr 17
Replying to @lin_nah @elpie
That's not how we officially archive them, but yes, TeAra gets crawled by the Wayback Machine.
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Encyclopedia of NZ 10 Apr 17
Replying to @elpie
The comments feature on our image pages doesn't use Flash. It does have a captcha you need to fill out. What device are you using?
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Encyclopedia of NZ 10 Apr 17
Replying to @elpie
Yes! We've already updated a lot of our content from flash to html5, currently we're working on rolling out html5 zoomify across the site.
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Encyclopedia of NZ 9 Apr 17
We don't know how lucky we are, Mate. RIP
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Encyclopedia of NZ 9 Apr 17
Today in history the Lyttelton–Wellington ferry, the Wahine, capsized. This is how the event was broadcast:
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Encyclopedia of NZ 4 Apr 17
A reminder to pack your umbrella this Easter:
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