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Fairy Horsemen

From Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s ‘The Coming of the Faeries‘ 1921 The wide distribution of the fairies may be judged by the following extremely inter- esting narrative from Mrs. Hardy, the wife of a settler in the Maori districts of New … Continue reading

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A clear sighted understanding of the 20th century (1908)

The New Zealand Tablet THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 1908. MODERN AND ANCIENT SUPERSTITION New Zealand Tablet, Volume XXXVI, Issue 3, 30 January 1908, Page 21   http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=NZT19080130.2.34&srpos=33&e=——-10–31—-0pagan+vision– With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand

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Joseph Taylor, Psycho-Radio-Cosmic, and the Militaristic Influence of Mars

Joseph Taylor was a Nelson businessman turned astrologist, who fancied himself the Clement Wragge of natural disasters. His specialty being the prediction of earthquakes buy the movement of the planets. unfortunately he lacked both Wragges scientific rigor and his accuracy, though the parallels of their interests and activities (including interest in the … Continue reading

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Elemental Offering

From “The Forerunner”, the magazine of the Havelock Work issue 18 (1914)

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Maori Divination

Collected by Famed Local historian Herries Beattie in the 1920’s: An intelligent old Native said to me:—“When I was a boy I went on voyages and knocking about with White sailors I lost my belief in the ancient ideas of my … Continue reading

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Madness in the Courthouse

  POLICE COURT.—This Day.   Auckland Star, Volume X, Issue 2840, 4 June 1879, Page 3   With thanks to the national library of New Zealand http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=AS18790604.2.18&srpos=113&e=——-100–101—-2magic+spell–

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Clement Wragge and A.’.A.’. : an appeal for Analysis

a follow up to  Early Thelema and A.’.A.’. in New Zealand: an appeal for information . We have now obtained the memoirs of mr. wragge (such as still exist) and are posting here the section upon which the archaeopedia claims of him … Continue reading

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Maraea Tu Te Maota: Maori Seeress

or more accurately Matakite. Maraea is an interesting figure who appears briefly in Tūhoe accounts of the 1865 battle of Te Tapiri. especially notable as the Medium for an Atua that originated from herself (to state a complicated situation clumsily). From Mana from Heaven: A Century of Maori Prophets … Continue reading

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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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SideShow Mediums

Some incidents recorded in 1939′s Outside the Law in New Zealand by Charles Belton.

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