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Making of New Zealand literature

  • Making of New Zealand literature

    Historian and poet Keith Sinclair has argued that the 1950s was the decade 'when the New Zealand intellect and imagination came alive'

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  • Page 1 - The making of New Zealand literatureHistorian and poet Keith Sinclair has argued that the 1950s was the decade 'when the New Zealand intellect and imagination came

Guide to style

  • Guide to style

    This Guide to Style addresses issues of writing style and presentation which come up in the course of preparing books in the History Group of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. It was drafted because of frequent requests for such a guide from those who write and edit for the Group.

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  • Page 1 - Guide to styleThis Guide to Style addresses issues of writing style and presentation which come up in the course of preparing books in the History Group of the Ministry for Culture and

New Zealand Book Month

Web history publishing

  • Web history publishing

    See tips on how to present history on the Web.

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     LinksA decade of good web design This is the BBC's guide to good web design.BBC historyBest of history websitesStrategies to enhance the user experience This is the

Prisoners of War

  • Prisoners of War

    During the Second World War New Zealanders became prisoners of war in large numbers. Most Kiwi POWs were soldiers captured in Greece, Crete and North Africa. In total, more than 8000 were held in captivity - one in 200 of New Zealand's population at the time.

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  • Page 5 - The Tiki timesThe 'Tiki Times' was a hand- printed and illustrated newspaper produced weekly at prisoner of war camp E535, Milowitz, Poland from August 1944 to January 1945. Milowitz was a coal

Rail tourism

  • Rail tourism

    From the late 19th century the expanding rail network opened up exciting leisure and tourism opportunities for ordinary New Zealand families. New Zealand Railways promoted rail holidays through bright, attractive posters and its own popular monthly magazine.

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  • Page 5 - Railways MagazineDuring the inter-war years no other monthly magazine matched New Zealand Railways for its commitment to promoting a popular literary culture in New

Missionaries

  • Missionaries

    The Christian missionaries of the pre-1840s have been described as the 'agents of virtue in a world of vice', although they were not immune to moral blemish themselves.

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  • Page 6 - Printing the word of GodFrom the mid-1830s the printed word became a new weapon in the campaign to bring Christianity to

Biographies

  • White, Leo Lemuel

    For much of his life Leo White successfully combined two of his passions, aviation and photography, starting Whites Aviation and finding his photographs decorating hundreds of New Zealand homes.

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