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More Denniston memories
Dorothy -- 2010-06-04

A crime-free community, friendly people, happy school days, plenty of entertainment, fun and friendships -- a great place to grow up. The fog, the rain and the cold winds no deterrent to happiness …
Preserving Treasures Of The Past - 6
New Owners at the historic Mainline Station Cafe

Dorothy -- 2010-04-30

A historic building rescued and restored, tempting food cooked by an experienced chef, served indoors or in an attractive garden with pleasant farmland beyond …
Reliving the past in words and paintings - Don McAra's "Hold Very tight Please! – The Cable Cars of New Zealand"
Dorothy -- 2010-03-10

With his remarkable ability to create pictures with words and with paint McAra is ideally qualified to draw us back into the 1930s and 40s…
New addition to Sir Edmund Hillary collection at Mount Cook museum
Jen Andrews -- 2010-01-21

An exact replica of one of the legendary Ferguson TEA tractors which transported Sir Edmund and his team on their epic journey to the South Pole in 1958 has been made especially for the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre…
Cathedral Square in the 1930s - a second photo taken by James Buick
Dorothy -- 2009-12-14

Two picture theatres with different roles – the Crystal Palace and the Grand…
The Hermitage Hotel at Mt Cook celebrates 125 year milestone
Jen Andrews -- 2009-08-29

From its modest beginnings in 1884 as a 12-bed 'cob' building to the 217-room combined hotel, motel and chalet complex of today, the hotel has played a huge part in New Zealand's pioneering history …
The Waikato Museum
Caroline Potter -- 2008-10-21

Situated in the cultural precinct of Hamilton, New Zealand, this world-class museum features stories of the area’s arts, history, culture and science as well as national and international touring exhibitions …
Significant exhibitions at Otago
News from four main centre museums -- 2008-02-01

New Tropical Forest at Otago Museum, Moriori exhibition at Canterbury Museum, Nuclear Free: Protest Photography by Gil Hanly at Auckland Museum and tenth birthday celebrations at Te Papa Tongarewa …
"City and Peninsula
- The Historic Places of Christchurch and Banks Peninsula Otautahi and Horomaka"

Reviewed by Dorothy -- 2007-11-05

This book will be valued for passive enjoyment or as an enrichment to travelling in the area. The photos are a visual delight and highlight the phases of architecture favoured as settlement in these areas grew ...
Historic places of Christchurch and Banks Peninsula
Reprinted from UC's "Chronicle" -- 2007-08-03

UC photographer Duncan Shaw-Brown has developed a new fondness for the area's architectural heritage after photographing buildings for "City and Peninsula: The historic places of Christchurch and Banks Peninsula" ... .
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