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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.

Leslie Adkin's diary

12 July 1913

Took two 1/4 plate snap-shots of Togo & the pup, Scott. http://t.co/UNDinQOh7s via @adkin_diary

Fred Welch's diary

12 July 1913

The weather had every appearance of being unfavourable http://t.co/vn2c7i7vRg via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

12 July 1913

DISCOURSE ON DONKEYS - NZ Truth, 12 Jul 1913 http://t.co/p5xtTh4Q7K via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

11 July 1913

I went to H B Moss’ and cleaned up some tree trimmings…. I have not done any work since, too wet. I did some writing. via @cox_diary

PapersPast

11 July 1913

DALAI LLAMA - Sends a deputation - Feilding Star, 11 Jul 1913 http://t.co/lStYTEgwsS via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

11 July 1913

VIOLENT SUBMARINE DISTURBANCE - Auckland Star, 11 Jul 1913 http://t.co/zP2WdVQ5SG via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

11 July 1913

Showery - hay-fed steers, heifers & horses. http://t.co/VJQyyYnKKx via @adkin_diary

Fred Welch's diary

11 July 1913

Cold wet day. Heavy rain from South East. http://t.co/kCbeITM4tP via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

11 July 1913

"GELIGNITE PLOT" - Attempt on Barracks - CHRISTCHURCH SENSATION - Press, 11 Jul 1913 http://t.co/rKoinokoMl via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

10 July 1913

TRAINING HUSBANDS - In the German way - Northern Advocate, 10 Jul 1913 http://t.co/vqoVtSIlaU via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

10 July 1913

At the Show grounds today Sir Walter Buchanan was welcomed on his return from his home visit, I did not go. via @cox_diary

PapersPast

10 July 1913

A STORY OF BISMARK - Northern Advocate, 10 Jul 1913 http://t.co/7xuAFvK8m2 via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

10 July 1913

In evening Clare, Dora & I drove down to Miss Duff's second dance. http://t.co/fwUJ64W0rv via @adkin_diary

Fred Welch's diary

10 July 1913

Went up to Gleeson’s inspected furniture http://t.co/f89WhxwbtW via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

10 July 1913

Labour's little wars - Dominion, 10 Jul 1913 http://t.co/paZVUnUXRa via @PapersPastNZ

Bert Denton's Diary

9 July 1913

Afternoon went down to State Farm with Willie Stewart to see plowing demonstration also contrivance for draining fixed on plow. via @Denton_Diary

PapersPast

9 July 1913

Diphtheria vaccine - Northern Advocate, 9 Jul 1913 http://t.co/iOpN4CZjA3 via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

9 July 1913

I worked at the Presbyterian Church all day, clearing up and burning some tree trimmings. via @cox_diary

PapersPast

9 July 1913

GLORIOUS NEW ZEALAND - Grey River Argus, 9 Jul 1913 http://t.co/z9gowx4P7a via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

9 July 1913

Jim took to bales of crutching wool to railway station. http://t.co/o4mFBQlIH6 via @adkin_diary

Fred Welch's diary

9 July 1913

Went to King’s shop & got plan of the house http://t.co/UpbKyg7x9q via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

9 July 1913

SYLVIA PANKHURST SENT TO GOAL - Northern Advocate, 9 Jul 1913 http://t.co/JTqYlHhgPz via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

8 July 1913

Daring french modes - NZ Herald, 8 Jul 1913 http://t.co/51ReFRUEF1 via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

8 July 1913

I worked all day at Harts … and have been digging up that hard ground since by myself. I am tired. via @cox_diary

Leslie Adkin's diary

8 July 1913

In evening Ida, Clare, Dora & I drove down to skating rink. http://t.co/crHqbelWoE via @adkin_diary

Fred Welch's diary

8 July 1913

Sent Mr G R Sykes papers relating to labour matters http://t.co/IMYebCxDmr via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

8 July 1913

TE ARO RAILWAY - An advantage or not? - Evening Post, 8 Jul 1913 http://t.co/jC8M6KDpmm via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

7 July 1913

Should ladies ride astride? - Hawera and Normanby Star, 7 Jul 1913 http://t.co/09cVw27hFA via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

7 July 1913

News of the floating of the SS Indrabarah off the beach at Rangitikei, she was stranded there weeks ago. via @cox_diary

Leslie Adkin's diary

7 July 1913

At dinner-time Ida & I had a wrestling match. http://t.co/ZaI8CT2XeY via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

7 July 1913

LIGHTNING STRIKES CHURCH - Poverty Bay Herald, 7 Jul 1913 http://t.co/wGaqFA1FgE via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

7 July 1913

Kemble went to Wellington to attend the Dental Conference http://t.co/JBCh4bJ2Ih via @FPWelchdiaries

Bert Denton's Diary

6 July 1913

Fine. Miss Bowles & children went to Church. Afternoon we all drove to cemetery with some violets... http://t.co/uLIbp17ACx via @Denton_Diary

James Cox's diary

6 July 1913

This morning I walked to the Waiohine Bridge and since tea had a short stroll. I loafed all afternoon. via @cox_diary

Leslie Adkin's diary

6 July 1913

Received note from Maud inviting me to tea & drive to church. http://t.co/ElbvEEFCHi via @adkin_diary

Fred Welch's diary

6 July 1913

Down to Dr Cowie & had my arm dressed http://t.co/BoZviENiQ3 via @FPWelchdiaries

Bert Denton's Diary

5 July 1913

(Saturday) Town in evening. Practice for quartette. via @Denton_Diary

PapersPast

5 July 1913

A BURGLARY BOOM - NZ Truth, 5 Jul 1913 http://t.co/TuiAKmLgNF via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

5 July 1913

I rolled the golf links…. I went to Harts after dinner and worked until 1.45 pm until the rain made me knock off. via @cox_diary

PapersPast

5 July 1913

GREY BY-ELECTION - Grey River Argus, 5 Jul 1913 http://t.co/CrSy9WLUeJ via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

5 July 1913

Showery - moved stock. http://t.co/r73AandOlq via @adkin_diary

Fred Welch's diary

5 July 1913

At Dr Cowie’s & had my arm dressed. http://t.co/nbWJjHnPGh via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

5 July 1913

NO DRILL, NO "DUFF" - The rebels of Ripa Island - NZ Truth, 5 Jul 1913 http://t.co/kGBuadDPf4 via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

4 July 1913

"LIBERAL" IDEAS OF FAIR PLAY - Press, 4 Jul 1913 http://t.co/JMqSvoowfp via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

4 July 1913

I was digging holes for tree planting all day and it was hard work and I am tired. via @cox_diary

PapersPast

4 July 1913

MELBOURNE CAFE LIFE - Evening Post, 4 Jul 1913 http://t.co/4et0bfxWr2 via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

4 July 1913

First of Miss Duff's asembly dances in Druid's Hall- scarcity of gentlemen. http://t.co/UMw0H6ZAaO via @adkin_diary

Fred Welch's diary

4 July 1913

Down to Dr Cowie’s & had my wrist dressed http://t.co/kuzSYHtYfv via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

4 July 1913

ERUPTION AT WHITE ISLAND - Workers alarmed - Evening Post, 4 Jul 1913 http://t.co/bfPInaWL6M via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

3 July 1913

BREACH OF THE MARRIAGE ACT - Young man pleads guilty - Otago Daily Times, 3 Jul 1913 http://t.co/1o9ROmAvQ4 via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

3 July 1913

I went to Harts after dinner and all hands were there …. I was digging holes for planting trees until 3.20 pm. via @cox_diary

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