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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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THE CHLOROFORM CASE - Accused men before the Supreme Court - NZ Truth, 18 August 1917
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Vic Smith's Letters 17h
I reported and was given another ten day B6.
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HOW PEACE TREATIES ARE PREPARED - Mount Ida Chronicle, 17 August 1917
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CS Clarke's Diary 18h
I walked to Ti Point in the morning to see Duncan about going down to Te Araroa.
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HYDRO-ELECTRICITY - DEPUTATION TO MINISTERS - Manawatu Standard, 17 August 1917
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Auckland Weekly News 20h
The construction of the huge and costly Otira Tunnel in the South Island of New Zealand...
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Fred Welch's diary 20h
We went to Nursery road to inspect Mrs Ridgways 20 acres at Nursery Road for which she is asking £1500. .
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James Cox's diary 21h
I finished the Gamekeepers before dinner and was doing other jobs since with the other men
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THE AGE LIMIT - (To the editor.) - Ohinemuri Gazette, 17 August 1917
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Edward Aubrey 23h
We are going to guard the divisional supply dump for a week & then going to join up with our brigade again
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Leslie Adkin's diary 23h
Saw 18 lambs which seemed a good size & lively.
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Corp. William McCaw 24h
Fritz's night raids get the wind up me. When flurried, lost or caught by the searchlights, Fritz drops his "eggs" anyhow.
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PapersPast Aug 16
THE DESERT WIRELESS - Work in Mesopotamia - Southland Times, 17 August 1917
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Lincoln Lee Aug 16
The last two reinforcements ... had kit-inspections and lost all their private gear.
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PapersPast Aug 15
WAR LOAN Prospectus - Issue of £12,000,000 - Kaipara and Waitemata Echo, 16 August 1917
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CS Clarke's Diary Aug 15
I was pulling up tea tree & cutting wood. I had to milk the cow this evening.
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PapersPast Aug 15
FIVE HOURS ON A ROOF - FIREMEN HELP TO TAKE ALLEGED DESERTER - Hawera & Normanby Star, 16 August 1917
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Auckland Weekly News Aug 15
Pte N B Craddock of Ponsonby, wounded.
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Fred Welch's diary Aug 15
I dug along the netting fence at the end of lawn ready for sowing sweet peas. .
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James Cox's diary Aug 15
I bagged some more of the Gamekeepers potatoes today but I had a lot of jobs to do before I got a start
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