Monthly Archives: April 2013

Early Thelema and A.’.A.’. in New Zealand: an appeal for information

After months of research into the existence of Thelema and A.’.A.’. ( respectively the religious framework and magical system devised by Aleister Crowley) in New Zealand before world war 2, we are going to present the (scant) information we have accumulated here with … Continue reading

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New Zealand Gothic: Weird excerpts from Tui’s Annual

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Pagan stirrings: Weird excerpts from Tui’s Annual

1931 1931 1930 1931 1931 Due to density (both segments containing numerous lengthy poems) and in the intrest of giving each room to set its own tone the Gothic segements will recieve a seperate entry next week.

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Art Deco Covers

Some fantastic monumental  Deco images from Tui’s Annual, a periodical aimed at Farmers. Though the quality was highly variable it deserves recognition for its use of entirely New Zealand produced content. these covers especially standout for their bold composition and unapologetic optimism.  They exude a real … Continue reading

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Zealandia in South Africa

FIRST TO FALL. New Zealand Illustrated Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 12, 1 September 1900, Page 939   http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=NZI19000901.2.24&srpos=2&e=——-10–1—-0goddess+zealandia– With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand.

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