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The New Zealand herald book of the century : 100 years in review / by New Zealand herald staff, past and present ; general editor, Terry Snow ; associate editor, Gordon McLauchlan ; contributors Gordon McLauchlan and others ; foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary.

Contributor(s): McLauchlan, Gordon [editor,, author] | Snow, Terry [editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : W & H Publications, c1998Description: 304 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimiles, portraits (some color) ; 28 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1877214000; 1877214019.Other title: Book of the century.Uniform titles: New Zealand herald. Subject(s): History, Modern -- 20th century | History, Modern -- 20th century -- Chronology | New Zealand -- History -- 20th century | New Zealand -- History -- 20th century -- Chronology | New Zealand -- Social life and customs -- 20th century | New Zealand -- Politics and government -- 20th century | New Zealand -- History -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 993.03
Contents:
Century of two halves :an overview of the century [Decade 1900 to 1909] / Gordon McLauchlan -- Living in Godzone : the quintessential New Zealand way of life / Peter Calder -- Farmer's life : living off the land [Decade 1910 to 1919] / Philippa Stevenson -- Our sporting world : sporting success at home and abroad / Don Cameron -- Dark side of paradise : crimes and punishments [Decade 1920 to 1929] / Ron Taylor -- Wish lists: beyond suffrage : changing roles for women / Marcia Russell -- Great Depression spirit : recollections from the 1930s [Decade 1930 to 1939] / Ted Reynolds -- Taking over the airwaves : the maturing of New Zealand broadcasting / Barry Shaw -- Reflections from the front line: changing attitudes to war [Decade 1940 to 1949] / Jock Graham -- From the cradle to the grave : a century of politics / John Roughan -- Sweet voice of youth : the generation gap [Decade 1950 to 1959] / Russell Baillie -- How they make us laugh : tickling the national funnybone / Bert Nealon -- Taking to the streets : dissent and dispute [Decade 1960 to 1969] / Carroll du Chateau -- Aotearoa: relaunching the waka : the century of Maori renaissance [Decade 1970 to 1979] / Richard Knight -- Definition of a culture : beyond the great New Zealand novel / Graham Reid -- Commerce, trade and deal-making : the selling of New Zealand [Decade 1980 to 1989] -- Fire, flood and earthquake : natural disasters and human tragedy / Jack Leigh -- New frontiers, new pioneers : contributions to science, health and technology : [Decade 1990 to 1999] / Don Milne.
Summary: " ... More than 500 photographs and 18 reflective essays cast the spotlight on significant New Zealand events, and on events we shared with the world ... It covers, among other topics: the way we were, culture, politics, Maoritanga, farm life, commerce, the essence of the kiwi lifestyle, what made us laugh, sport, crime, scientific achievement, TV and radio ... [This book] also includes listings of local and international events in every decade, draws on the authority of The New Zealand Herald sources and offers a kaleidoscope of images that are powerful, fresh, familiar, funny and revealing. On the threshold of the new millennium, [this book] is a chronicle of the achievements of New Zealand and New Zealanders in a fast-changing century. It presents a vivid array of sometimes surprising pictures, and words that capture the essence of the way we were over the last hundred years ..." -- Back cover.
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"More than 500 photographs and 18 reflective essays cast the spotlight on significant New Zealand events, and on events we shared with the world"--Back cover.

Also issued in a slipcase (34 cm.), in a limited ed. of 500 copies.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 304) and index.

Century of two halves :an overview of the century [Decade 1900 to 1909] / Gordon McLauchlan -- Living in Godzone : the quintessential New Zealand way of life / Peter Calder -- Farmer's life : living off the land [Decade 1910 to 1919] / Philippa Stevenson -- Our sporting world : sporting success at home and abroad / Don Cameron -- Dark side of paradise : crimes and punishments [Decade 1920 to 1929] / Ron Taylor -- Wish lists: beyond suffrage : changing roles for women / Marcia Russell -- Great Depression spirit : recollections from the 1930s [Decade 1930 to 1939] / Ted Reynolds -- Taking over the airwaves : the maturing of New Zealand broadcasting / Barry Shaw -- Reflections from the front line: changing attitudes to war [Decade 1940 to 1949] / Jock Graham -- From the cradle to the grave : a century of politics / John Roughan -- Sweet voice of youth : the generation gap [Decade 1950 to 1959] / Russell Baillie -- How they make us laugh : tickling the national funnybone / Bert Nealon -- Taking to the streets : dissent and dispute [Decade 1960 to 1969] / Carroll du Chateau -- Aotearoa: relaunching the waka : the century of Maori renaissance [Decade 1970 to 1979] / Richard Knight -- Definition of a culture : beyond the great New Zealand novel / Graham Reid -- Commerce, trade and deal-making : the selling of New Zealand [Decade 1980 to 1989] -- Fire, flood and earthquake : natural disasters and human tragedy / Jack Leigh -- New frontiers, new pioneers : contributions to science, health and technology : [Decade 1990 to 1999] / Don Milne.

" ... More than 500 photographs and 18 reflective essays cast the spotlight on significant New Zealand events, and on events we shared with the world ... It covers, among other topics: the way we were, culture, politics, Maoritanga, farm life, commerce, the essence of the kiwi lifestyle, what made us laugh, sport, crime, scientific achievement, TV and radio ... [This book] also includes listings of local and international events in every decade, draws on the authority of The New Zealand Herald sources and offers a kaleidoscope of images that are powerful, fresh, familiar, funny and revealing. On the threshold of the new millennium, [this book] is a chronicle of the achievements of New Zealand and New Zealanders in a fast-changing century. It presents a vivid array of sometimes surprising pictures, and words that capture the essence of the way we were over the last hundred years ..." -- Back cover.

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