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We have added two new online newspaper archives to our collection, The International Herald Tribune and The 17th and 18th Nichols Newspaper Collection. You can search them individually or alongside our other collections of newspaper archives using Gale Primary Sources. Use these resources at a library or enter your library card & password/PIN International Herald Tribune Historical Archive…
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Mark Twain, the tourist

All people think that New Zealand is close to Australia or Asia, or somewhere, and that you cross to it on a bridge. But that is not so. It is not close to anything, but lies by itself, out in the water. The talk of the town 120 years ago in Christchurch was the visit…
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Early New Zealand music

Music was a welcome distraction for New Zealand’s early European settlers, who brought songs with them from their homelands, and who quickly developed new folksongs and ballads to sing about and cope with their harsh experiences of life in New Zealand. Much early European New Zealand music focuses on life on the frontier whaling and…
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