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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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PapersPast 16h
A HUSBAND'S REVENGE - Wife's affections corrupted - Northern Advocate, 13 December 1917
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NR Smith's Letters 16h
Still at base a long way from trouble. Remaining here some time yet from present indications.
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NH Smith's Letters 16h
Rumour and the Daily Mail suggest that Fritz is going to make this the bloodiest Xmas the world has ever seen - and it saw a fairly juicy one in this country 120 odd years ago.
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CS Clarke's Diary 16h
Willie went up to Auckland in the “Kotiti” to be examined by the Medical Board.
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QUARREL BETWEEN BROTHERS - Fisticuffs in the street - NZ Herald, 13 December 1917
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James Cox's diary 19h
I cut up a few docks and then Mr Rayner set me to pull … potatoes in the paddock at the foot of the hill
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TROTSKY'S REMARKABLE SPEECH - Threat to the Allies and Germany - Ashburton Guardian, 13 December 1917
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Leslie Adkin's diary 22h
Shearers finished Father's "young" ewes at 11.50am.
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Auckland Weekly News 22h
New Zealanders halting amidst the barley fields of Palestine.
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Corp. William McCaw 22h
Acted as platoon sergeant. All the morn on an attack across muddy ploughed fields between Granchester & Coton.
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MATA-HARI - SPY - What will her Memoirs reveal - Manawatu Times, 13 December 1917
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Fred Welch's diary Dec 12
Received letter from Leo stating he had enlisted & had passed the medical teat as a first class life. .
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PapersPast Dec 11
BOLSHEVIK INFLUENCE WANING - Another outbreak feared - Evening Post, 12 December 1917
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CS Clarke's Diary Dec 11
The sad news came through that Leonard Wyatt had been killed in France.
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PapersPast Dec 11
THE WOMAN MOVEMENT - Miss Henry appeals to Australian women - Maoriland Worker, 12 December 1917
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Fred Welch's diary Dec 11
Letter from Bertie from Dunedin saying arrived there safely & was returning with Leo on Friday. .
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James Cox's diary Dec 11
Some showers last night. Bright today and warm. I worked in the garden weeding and hoeing today
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PapersPast Dec 11
HALIFAX CATASTROPHE - How the disaster occurred - Press, 12 December 1917
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Leslie Adkin's diary Dec 11
The shearers went on with Father's rams and "young" ewes.
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Corp. William McCaw Dec 11
Invited to dinner at Capt. Buckmaster's. Old "Buck" is making a very honest effort to appreciate the Colonials.
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