Tag Archives: International

Synaesthesia and Hypnotism in the Great War

The following article doesn’t appear to have originated in New Zealand (appearing a few months earlier in The Register (Adelaide, SA)) but aside from this and it’s publication in the Wanganui Chronicle any evidence of it’s existence seems to fallen off the face … Continue reading

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Mirror Magic in the NZ Herald

MIRROR MAGIC. New Zealand Herald, Volume LXI, Issue 18825, 27 September 1924, Page 6   http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=NZH19240927.2.148.57.9&srpos=6&e=——-10–1—-0aphrodite+goddess–

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Sweedish Dragon Slaying Cult

In a return to obscure international news? culled from New Zealand papers, we present an account of a series of Swedish dragon slayings commented on by New Zealand Author Oswald E. Hugo. It may prove fruitful to compare this story … Continue reading

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3 arts and crafts articles from the forerunner

from the forerunner the magazine of the havelock work    

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The Dawn: the Order of the Star in the East in New Zealand

The Dawn, January 1918. The Order of the Star in the East NZ news letter. A movement that arose within Theosophy (A movement that has at various times  had a significant following in New Zealand including Prime Minister Sir Harry Atkinson and Edmund Hillary) … Continue reading

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Some New Zealand figureheads

around New Zealand are housed a number of Figureheads taken from the sailing ships that connected New Zealand to the rest of the world. These warrant a reassessment under the entire scope of the history of the Figurehead. Some New Zealand figureheads from … Continue reading

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International News – Ressurection Cult

Misreported here as The Divine Order of the Royal Arms of the Great Seal but actually known as Divine Order of the Royal Arms of the Great Eleven this story is notable not just for its sensationalism but for the … Continue reading

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