New Zealand - Social life and customs

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Part 1 of a 2 part panorama depicting a ceremony held at Roseneath School, Wellington
Date: 1912 From: Smith, Sydney Charles, 1888-1972: Photographs of New Zealand Ref: 1/1-019950-G Description: Part 1 of a 2 part panorama depicting a ceremony held at Roseneath School, Wellington, in 1912. Shows rows of school children, a group of officials, and flag...
Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989:It's all so monotonous - apprehending intruders, coffee bar brawls, drunks wanting to fight me, rowdies blocking streets on friday nights, week-end beer party brawls, milk bar cowboys wanting to fight me, stopping converted cars, searching for escaped prisoners, so I'm rather hoping I'm picked for Cyprus. 5 May 1964.
Date: 1964 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 Ref: B-133-240 Description: One policeman to another as they stand on the pavement watching patrons leave a piblic bar. A police detachment was being sent to Cyprus on peace-keeping du...
Official launching ceremony for eight motor tow-boats built in Auckland for United States armed forces
Date: 21 Aug 1943 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives Ref: 1/4-000603-F Description: Official launching ceremony for eight motor tow-boats built in Auckland for the United States armed forces. Shows a crowd on a wharf alongside two boats deco...
[Medley, Mary Catherine (Taylor) b. 1835 :The old horse on board the Shannon on the line, Sept. 5/71.
Date: 1871 By: Medley, Mary Catherine, 1835-1922 Ref: A-247-050 Description: A scene showing the 'Dead horse ceremony' on the crossing of the Equator, with a crowd of passengers on the deck, looking up at a horse and rider being hoist...
Date: 1875-1876 By: George, James, 1813-1878 Ref: MS-0825-0826 Description: George describes his life from his birth in England and emigration to Australia in 1823 and life there until he reached Auckland in 1840. George led an activ...
Date: [1969-1979] By: Glover, Brian Guinness, 1914-2004 Ref: MS-Papers-5569 Description: Letters and cuttings etc from Denis Glover to his brother Brian with one letter from another brother, Lawrence, to Denis Source of title - Supplied Relatio...
Date: 06 Nov 2000 From: Upper Hutt Uniting Parish Millennium Project By: Aldersley, Veronica Wendy, 1935- Ref: OHInt-0593/03 Description: Ronnie Aldersley talks about her lifetime of faith and attending the Brown Owl Centre when they moved from Wanganui. Explains about the differences in her so...
Date: 15 June 1969 From: Open Country Sound Recordings Ref: OHInt-0002/265 Description: Joyce Powell tells us that Saturday night was picture night in her town and everyone who could get a babysitter was there. In `Harold', Jessie Swafford pays ...
Crawford, James Coutts, 1817-1889 :Flirtation at Utapu, Whanganui R[iver] [28' Dec. 1861]
Date: 1861 From: [Crawford, James Coutts] 1817-1889 :[Sketchbook of a trip up the Wanganui River, December 13, 1861-Jan 8, 1862] Ref: E-041-044 Description: Shows a bearded man lying on a couch, apparently within a tent whose opening can be seen in the background. A boy and a girl are sitting on either side of hi...
Date: 1857 - 1858 By: O'Neil, Henry Nelson, 1817-1880; Southgate, William David (Sir), 1941- Ref: C-115-014 Description: Shows wounded soldiers disembarking and being welcomed home in England from the Indian Mutiny (1857 to 1858) Thought at the time of donation to show a scene...
Date: 1853 - 1856 By: O'Neil, Henry Nelson, 1817-1880; Southgate, William David (Sir), 1941- Ref: C-115-013 Description: Shows women & children beside a ship in England, farewelling soldiers embarking for India in 1857 to quell the Indian Mutiny. Engraved after an original pai...
Carbery, Andrew Thomas H 1836-1870 :Pleasures of a picnic enhanced by a little Irish beer - K-e says Tis delicious and another ... Sunbeam makes great play as the gentleman connected with the Pope is not ...[Between 1863 and 1865]
Date: 1863 - 1865 From: Carbery, Andrew Thomas H 1836-1870 :Scrapbook. 1863 - 1868. Ref: E-248-q-012 Description: A picnic with a dozen people sitting on the ground. Part of the text below is missing but the main male character appears to be offering beer to a young woma...
Date: 1863 - 1865 From: Carbery, Andrew Thomas H 1836-1870 :Scrapbook. 1863 - 1868. Ref: E-248-q-008 Description: A party in the 1860s in a large living room or ballroom. Mistletoe is attached to a chandelier, beneath which is a chair draped with bonnets. Behind the ch...
Date: 1954 - 1960 From: [Menus and ephemera of octavo size relating to restaurants. 1950s] By: Kennedy, David, active 1960s Ref: Eph-A-DINING-1950s-01 Description: Card from an Auckland restaurant shows an illustration by David Kennedy, of three circular tables in a restaurant. Under each table sit men in suits, purport...
Date: 1980 By: Weetman, George, 1866-1936 Ref: MS-Papers-2131 Description: Reminiscences written 1935 with considerable information on contemporary social life, accounts of local shipwrecks and also biographical notes by Mrs C E Wee...
Date: 2003 From: [Ephemera of octavo size, sales catalogues and pamphlets related to radio and radio equipment, transmission, radio stations and radio clubs in New Zealand] Ref: Eph-A-RADIO-2003-01 Description: Card promoting the 95FM Auckland radio station shows on the front a photograph of an interior with the personalites of the station posed as if at the afterm...
Date: 1954 Ref: G-676 Description: People, mostly women in hats and coats, on the footpath in Lambton Quay, walking alongside shop frontages. The sign for the Florida Milk Bar is readable, upp...
Henshaw, David, 1939-2014:"Could y'whip through this bit mate.... We're doing alright against the Springboks and I've got a set lined up at the reception!" from Country Life Calendar, 2001.
Date: 2001 From: Henshaw, David, 1939-2014 :[Ten cartoons from Jock's Country Life calendar published in 2001.] Ref: J-052-009 Description: The scene is the interior of a church with a marriage service about to begin. The groom whispers into the vicar's ear that he hopes he can 'whip through this...
Date: 1999 By: Hutt News (Newspaper); Ekers, Paul, 1961-; Waikato this week (Periodical); Qantas Airways Ltd Ref: H-622-001/008 Description: Political cartoons published in the Hutt News and Waikato This Week, 1999, and entered in the 1999 Qantas Media Awards. Quantity: 8 photocopy/ies. Physical...
Richard John Seddon and his wife, Louisa Jane Seddon, at the laying of the foundation stone for the South African War Memorial in Ross, West Coast region
Date: 1902 From: Quinn, Joseph, d 1998: Negatives and prints from photographic studio operated by James Ring, L A Inkster, and Joseph Quinn Ref: 1/1-027040-G Description: Louisa Jane Seddon, with her husband, Prime Minister Richard John Seddon, at the laying of a foundation stone for the South African War memorial in Ross, Wes...