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Some pieces relating to blackbirding from New Zealand papers

At first relatively small ships – cutters, and ketches, and schooners – from New Zealand’s more northerly ports made up the bulk of the Kiwi blackbirding fleet, but as time went on, and the profits to be made from the … Continue reading

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O’ Star

O STAR! New Zealand Illustrated Magazine, Volume V, Issue 1, 1 October 1901, Page 42 http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=NZI19011001.2.16&srpos=1&e=——-10-NZI-1—-0pagan– With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand

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THE TINY TREE

THE TINY TREE Press, Volume LXX, Issue 21354, 22 December 1934, Page 17 http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=CHP19341222.2.133&e=——-100–201—-0psychic+monster– With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand

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The Noosing of the Sun-God

The Noosing of the Sun-God Jessie Mackay 1910 “Tiraha, Te Ra! I am Maui,— Maui, the bantling, the darling;— Maui, the fire-thief, the jester;— Maui, the world’s fisherman! Thou art the Sun-God, Te Ra of the flaming hair. Heretofore man … Continue reading

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Celtic Echoes

CELTIC ECHOES. Otago Witness , Issue 2828, 27 May 1908, Page 82     With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=OW19080527.2.354&srpos=7&e=——-100–1—-2pagan+art–

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Dunedin from the bay

by the author of the national anthem Thomas Bracken DUNEDIN FROM THE BAY. North Otago Times, Volume XV, Issue 554, 9 September 1870, Page 4 with thanks to the National library of New Zealand http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=NOT18700909.2.20.1&dliv=&e=——-10–1—-0–

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The Poet’s Gods

THE POET’S GODS. Maoriland Worker, Volume 12, Issue 296, 1 November 1922, Page 12   With thanks to the national library of New Zealand http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=MW19221101.2.54.3&e=——-100–1—-0distant+gods–

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