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Weird Woman

POLICE COURT.—THIS DAY. AUCKLAND STAR, VOLUME IX, ISSUE 2442, 19 JANUARY 1878 https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AS18780119.2.13 With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand

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Guy Fawkes Effigy 1919

“Nancy makes the acquaintance of Guy Fawkes”: ‘Our second visit to the Hatuma farm, Oct – Nov 1919’. From the album: Family photograph album; 1917 – 1920; Adkin, Leslie, 5 November 1919, New Zealand, by Leslie Adkin. Gift of Adkin … Continue reading

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Glimpses into Spirit Life – a rare book of spiritualist seances

Images from ‘Glimpses into Spirit Life’ (1927), a New Zealand published book of records of spirit communications in the mold of 1909’s ‘Occult Research, Reincarnation, Life in Other Planets & Antiquity Unveiled by Spirit Intelligences’.

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Dunedin Cenotaph’s that might have been

A picture of the accepted plan for the cenotaph, featuring frescoes and bronze figures that were not included in the final design due to a lack of funds. Some notes from the judge of the competition held to pick the … Continue reading

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Two Meloncholy Deaths

SOCIAL AND GENERAL. OTAGO DAILY TIMES, ISSUE 11419, 10 MAY 1899 https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/ODT18990510.2.4 With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand.

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The priesthood of Diana in the Waikato Times

Extract from: THE TRUTH PERCEIVERS. WAIKATO TIMES, VOLUME 98, ISSUE 15335, 8 SEPTEMBER 1923 A STRANGE PRIESTHOOD. WAIKATO TIMES, VOLUME 98, ISSUE 15341, 15 SEPTEMBER 1923 THE TRUTH PERCEIVERS. https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/WT19230908.2.94.4? A STRANGE PRIESTHOOD. https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/WT19230915.2.89.3? With thanks to the National Library … Continue reading

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Taranaki Highwayman Robert Wallath 1893

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The Head of William Jarvey, Murderer

This plaster death mask of William Jarvey was taken after his execution at Dunedin Gaol, 1865   THE OTAGO DAILY TIMES MONDAY MAY 8, 1899. OTAGO DAILY TIMES, ISSUE 11417, 8 MAY 1899 https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/ODT18990508.2.30?query=executed%20skull&sort_by=byDA&items_per_page=100&page=2&start_date=01-01-1862&end_date=31-12-1903&snippet=true&title=EP,ODT An account of Jarvey’s execution. Some … Continue reading

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Sunlight League bill

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The Tattwa Tide Calculator

A Tattwa Tide Calculator, used to calculate the exact times that the astral tides are in flux and reflux, made by a member of Whare Ra. More information can be found HERE.

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