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Life 100 Years Ago
History from the perspective of New Zealanders who experienced it. Daily tweets from diaries, letters, newspapers... shared 100 years later in 'real-time'.
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Lincoln Lee 9h
struck me as an extraordinary jumble of past and present, peace and war, earthly and unearthly...
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PapersPast 17h
PROHIBITED PUBLICATIONS - Rangitikei Advocate and Manawatu Argus, 20 October 1917
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CS Clarke's Diary 17h
All of us went down to see Archie Dunning off by the Kawau, there was a crowd to bid him good bye.
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PapersPast 18h
OUR DAY APPEAL - RED CROSS FUND - WILL YOU HELP THIS? - Observer, 20 October 1917
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James Cox's diary 20h
I Was working on the hill today cutting grass with a reap hook….I did not finish and found it hard work
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Fred Welch's diary 20h
Home early to get away to play in Chess match against Wellington South but Bertie took very ill. .
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PapersPast 21h
BOB AND HIS "BELLA" - Horse Trainer and His Tricks - NZ Truth, 20 October 1917
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Edward Aubrey 22h
Reveille 5-30 am Packed up our surplus gear today
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Leslie Adkin's diary 23h
Started pulling this season's foxgloves.
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Auckland Weekly News Oct 19
Colonel Plugge, officer commanding the Auckland Battalion in Flanders, superintending...
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PapersPast Oct 19
NEW ZEALANDERS' GREAT ATTACK - At Bellevue Spur - Poverty Bay Herald, 20 October 1917
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PapersPast Oct 18
Our Babies - Save-The-Babies Week - Mount Ida Chronicle, 19 October 1917
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CS Clarke's Diary Oct 18
There was a send off for A. Dunning Jnr who is home on his last leave, it was well attended.
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Lincoln Lee Oct 18
Most of the shopkeepers have converted their establishments into cafes or estaminets
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PapersPast Oct 18
THE RABBIT PEST - POISONING WITH STRYCHNINE - Marlborough Express, 19 October 1917
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James Cox's diary Oct 18
I worked in the garden again today and have just about finished
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Fred Welch's diary Oct 18
Mr P Wilton in re purchase of house & Mrs Wilton & I went up to R Leach’s in Pownall Street. .
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PapersPast Oct 18
ALLEGED INCENDIARISM - AN ACCOUNTANT ARRESTED - Manawatu Times, 19 October 1917
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Edward Aubrey Oct 18
We are still wondering when the 3rd big attack on the whole length of the Turkish line is going to take place
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Corp. William McCaw Oct 18
Lecture by our O.C, his war experiences harmless. He seems to have dodged the quacks to get there & was then invalided out.
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