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Giant Bones Found Near Christchurch

FIND OF HUMAN BONES. Wairarapa Daily Times, Volume XVI, Issue 6093, 21 November 1898, Page 2     http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=TH18981119.2.16&srpos=6&e=——-10–1—-0giant+bones– With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand

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Cause Célèbre

WALTER WEST DIES. Feilding Star, Volume XI, Issue 2576, 6 March 1915, Page 4   http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=FS19150306.2.33&srpos=6&e=——-10–1—-0%22walter+west%22– Story: Parkinson, Alice May Alice May Parkinson’s conviction and imprisonment for manslaughter became acause célèbre in New Zealand in the years before 1920. Born on … Continue reading

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