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History from the perspective of New Zealanders who experienced it. Daily quotes from diaries, letters, newspapers... shared in 'real-time' exactly 100 years later.

James Cox's diary

7 August 1913

a cold southerly breeze. I rolled the golf links this morning and had less sheep droppings to clean off than usually via @cox_diary

Leslie Adkin's diary

7 August 1913

In evening rode down to see Maud & spent a lovely time with her. http://t.co/6rv6azGIy9 via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

7 August 1913

DIVER AND OCTOPUS - Old wreck located - Poverty Bay Herald, 7 Aug 1913 http://t.co/F5gVJkJC5Z via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

7 August 1913

Small Pox becoming very prevalent up in the Auckland district especially Maoris http://t.co/FKjKkTI5pi via @FPWelchdiaries

Bert Denton's Diary

6 August 1913

Fine. Did housework practically all day as Miss Bowles too unwell... http://t.co/jNHC5xOmuq via @Denton_Diary

PapersPast

6 August 1913

CHANNEL TUNNEL REVIVED - Matter being considered - Northern Advocate, 6 Aug 1913 http://t.co/M3FtkPoJ63 via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

6 August 1913

worked until noon at Hadfields house ...I came away soon after noon as the rain had set in and loafed since via @cox_diary

PapersPast

6 August 1913

A CLEVER PLOT - To ensnare a merchant - Northern Advocate, 6 Aug 1913 http://t.co/wT5rhs3RFk via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

6 August 1913

Father and I top-dressed by hand. http://t.co/B0w3oQCFok via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

6 August 1913

CRIME IN NEW ZEALAND - Increase in the aggregate - Otago Daily Times, 6 Aug 1913 http://t.co/De8c1pWSDu via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

6 August 1913

Up early as Bertie & baby were going to Wgtn by the 7.30 train http://t.co/A79auXkjrT via @FPWelchdiaries

Bert Denton's Diary

5 August 1913

Fine. Channings came & we sledged out posts (totara) for fencing sections... http://t.co/tkslNkm3pW via @Denton_Diary

PapersPast

5 August 1913

RACIAL HATRED - An Indian's view - Ashburton Guardian, 5 Aug 1913 http://t.co/V5RDDv5Jh7 via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

5 August 1913

Bright today and pleasant. I was at Hadfields house again today, digging between trees, I finished the shrubs via @cox_diary

PapersPast

5 August 1913

INCENSED NATIVES STONE THE POLICE - Marlborough Express, 5 Aug 1913 http://t.co/HjMub5diB8 via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

5 August 1913

Moved cyclone fence in CK paddock. http://t.co/YWIsfTjqMB via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

5 August 1913

MEXICAN GOVERNMENT RESIGNS - Northern Advocate - 5 Aug 1913 http://t.co/9lSauQLoV1 via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

5 August 1913

I paid a deposit of £50 to O A Bunny on behalf of Kemble http://t.co/HsiLvNqswN via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

4 August 1913

STREET NOISES - Official campaign in Paris - Press, 4 Aug 1913 http://t.co/WeBkp7BbFI via @PapersPastNZ

Bert Denton's Diary

4 August 1913

Planted a few trees in shrubberies. Miss Bowles not at all well... http://t.co/fxCGwm3ONj via @Denton_Diary

James Cox's diary

4 August 1913

Sir Joseph Ward arrives in Wellington by the mail train today after several months spent in England via @cox_diary

Leslie Adkin's diary

4 August 1913

Father & Mother gave me a fine overcoat for my 25th birthday. http://t.co/aYuxgu48o8 via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

4 August 1913

FREAK ENTERTAINMENT - Evening Post, 4 Aug 1913 http://t.co/ajmwgr8P6e via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

4 August 1913

Oscar away, being in bed through Small Pox vaccination http://t.co/erYHw5itED via @FPWelchdiaries

James Cox's diary

3 August 1913

Hadfield called this evening with orders, he gave me a cheque dated 4th on account for £7 via @cox_diary

Leslie Adkin's diary

3 August 1913

Miss Hurley, of Levin school, came to tea. http://t.co/r3hduqFogG via @adkin_diary

Fred Welch's diary

3 August 1913

Did a little garden work transplanted some gooseberry trees http://t.co/O1NiXV3U2W via @FPWelchdiaries

Bert Denton's Diary

2 August 1913

Arm very sore. via @Denton_Diary

PapersPast

2 August 1913

MILLIE'S MISALLIANCE - Minor's mythic marriage - NZ Truth, 2 Aug 1913 http://t.co/yXyxqDj91i via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

2 August 1913

"AFTER MANY YEARS" - Missing links in Papakaio - NZ Truth, 2 Aug 1913 http://t.co/76ZSdoL8QI via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

2 August 1913

This evening I have regained my hearing I hope permanently…. It is a great relief to be able to hear once more via @cox_diary

Leslie Adkin's diary

2 August 1913

Spent evening with Maud - got permission to take her for a ride. http://t.co/oRvXlNdDba via @adkin_diary

Fred Welch's diary

2 August 1913

Arranged to catch the 5-15 train for Palmerston where we arrived about 10.20 http://t.co/7r4vss7EeU via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

2 August 1913

MATRIMONIAL WHIRLWIND - Easing up at ninety-eight - NZ Truth, 2 Aug 1913 http://t.co/1yYrAUgSxx via @PapersPastNZ

Bert Denton's Diary

1 August 1913

Very wet evening. Went to Mrs Duff's dance & got home at 2:30am. Dead Beat. http://t.co/u2B10yEUji via @Denton_Diary

PapersPast

1 August 1913

MAORI MOTORISTS - Auckland Star, 1 Aug 1913 http://t.co/5Xa4kSBpvV via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

1 August 1913

A rather cold southerly with a little rain this evening. I worked all day at W H Booth's via @cox_diary

PapersPast

1 August 1913

CONFIDING SERVANT GIRL - £200 for absent lover - Auckland Star, 1 Aug 1913 http://t.co/IVo7loXFKV via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

1 August 1913

Uncle Bert () over to tea - he took Clare & Dora to Miss Duff's dance. http://t.co/Znupqq2nB0 via @adkin_diary

Fred Welch's diary

1 August 1913

Kemble decided to buy O Bunny’s house & 1 acre land at Lansdowne http://t.co/5HpjYZNoMu via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

1 August 1913

JAPAN'S VIEW OF THE "WHITE PERIL" - Nelson Evening Mail, 1 Aug 1913 http://t.co/xBoBL4qTQG via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

31 July 1913

BATHING WITHOUT SKIRTS - "Gross attack on a woman's rights" - Evening Post, 31 Jul 1913 http://t.co/ulmqqrPF7N via @PapersPastNZ

Bert Denton's Diary

31 July 1913

First lamb born today. via @Denton_Diary

James Cox's diary

31 July 1913

This morning I rolled the Golf Links….Quite a crowd of ladies at the two links behind the stands this morning via @cox_diary

Leslie Adkin's diary

31 July 1913

Anstice & I went on shepherding. http://t.co/GKR6bAA9bi via @adkin_diary

Fred Welch's diary

31 July 1913

Down to YMCA rooms at night & got beaten at chess by Thompson http://t.co/MOwmmZSn1S via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

31 July 1913

TEAM TO TOUR CALIFORNIA - No Marlborough players - Marlborough Express, 31 Jul 1913 http://t.co/25UDCC2Mtg via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

30 July 1913

POLICEMAN RUNS AMOK - Ohinemuri Gazette, 30 Jul 1913 http://t.co/pUJmcFTQiG via @PapersPastNZ

Bert Denton's Diary

30 July 1913

Beautiful day. Planted rest of trees. A few up on low hill & some by woolshed. http://t.co/o1NW16NNYs via @Denton_Diary

James Cox's diary

30 July 1913

Worked at H McPhees this morning ….we finished the digging at 11.30 am, as I started at 7.45 am I charged four hours via @cox_diary

PapersPast

30 July 1913

NEW ZEALAND IN CANADA - Ohinemuri Gazette, 30 Jul 1913 http://t.co/n4G6AAKFFY via @PapersPastNZ

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