Tag Archives: Goddess

A Demand for an Offering to Zealandia

  Another voice raised for the importance of cultural output to the future of the country THE COMING BOOM FOR NEW ZEALAND.   Auckland Star, Volume XX, Issue 222, 18 September 1889, Page 4   http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=AS18890918.2.21&srpos=22&e=——-10–21—-0zealandia+goddess– With thanks to the … Continue reading

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Hygeia Goddess of Health 1932

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Mokoia Island: Spirit and Place in New Zealand

AS ISLE OF GHOSTS. Otago Daily Times , Issue 15780, 3 June 1913, Page 3 http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=ODT19130603.2.7&srpos=16&e=——-100–1—-0occult+portent– with thanks to the National Library of New Zealand    

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Moon Musings

ON MOONLIGHT. Press, Volume XLV, Issue 7020, 23 March 1888, Page 2   with thanks to the national library of New Zealand http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=CHP18880323.2.4

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A transmission of myth

A seemingly innocuous retelling of the classical myth of the Ages of man, in the girls column of the children’s page of the Auckland star, wrapped in the cloying tweeness of the lexicon of writing for children that prevailed for most of the 20th century. … Continue reading

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An Invasion of Goddesses; Symbolist prose from the Otago Witness

AN INVASION OF GODDESSES. Otago Witness , Issue 2715, 28 March 1906, Page 78 With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=OW19060328.2.197&e=——-10–1—-0–

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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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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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Hymn to Venus, Hymn to Diana

  http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=AS18880421.2.55.33&srpos=2&e=——-10–1—-2hymn+to+diana– http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=AS18870305.2.71.3&srpos=1&e=——-10–1—-0hymn+to+venus– A character sketch of Professor O.E. Hugo noted phrenologist. With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand.

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The Invercargill Minerva

Outside the public Museum and Art Gallery in Invercargill there stands a statue of the Goddess Minerva (the Roman name for Athena). It originally topped the Athenaeum (Library) before being taken down during WWII to be melted down for guns, … Continue reading

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