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Omens of Succession

Another tale from John Wilson’s ‘Reminiscences of the Early Settlement of Dunedin and South Otago‘. The Nicols, father and son. took a contract to build a bridge and an accommodation house at the Mataura River. Not having seen the place, they had to trust to the … Continue reading

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Two Suns on the Horizon

Two cases of strange atmospheric phenomena recalled during a discussion about the observation of a double rainbow at the September 23rd meeting of the Wellington Philosophical Society, 1893. From Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 1 Jan, Page … Continue reading

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