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Household pets
Household pets join the forces

Ena Ryan of Wellington was a young girl ...

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The naming of the capital

Australia’s federal capital was purpose...

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Society Wedding, c.1914

This rare example of amateur or home movie f...

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Fashion on the field, 1912

“To-day is Taranaki Cup day – the sport...

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“Jimmys and Nellies”, 1912

In the years around the First World War...

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Auckland Cup, 1912

In 1912 Ellerslie was still a young suburb o...

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Turning boys into soldiers

Compulsory military training was establ...

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King George V inspects HMS New Zealand

The battleship HMS New Zealand was a g...