Dix’s Gaiety every evening: 1902

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McIntyre, P, fl 1901. Dix's Gaiety Company :Programme for week ending Friday, December 20, Theatre Royal [Wellington. 1901. Green and blue cover spread].. [Theatre programmes for variety, comedy, and music-hall shows and performances toured throughout New Zealand. 1901].. Ref: Eph-B-VARIETY-1901-01. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/23191309
McIntyre, P, fl 1901. Dix’s Gaiety Company :Programme for week ending Friday, December 20, Theatre Royal [Wellington. 1901. Green and blue cover spread].. [Theatre programmes for variety, comedy, and music-hall shows and performances toured throughout New Zealand. 1901].. Ref: Eph-B-VARIETY-1901-01. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/23191309
Search DigitalNZ for Dix’s Gaiety.

Peter Downes. ‘Dix, Percy Reginald’, from the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Te Ara – the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 7-Jun-2013

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We have digitised a rather splendid 1902 publication Tourists’ guide to Canterbury.

LetsgoneManBooker – the Man Booker Prize 2013 shortlist contains Catton

Here is the 2013 shortlist for the Man Booker Prize – announced last night (Tuesday 10 September):

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Kiwis are abuzz with the news that our gal Eleanor Catton has made it through to the shortlist. Here’s some of the action on Twitter. Firstly, from Eleanor:

And then the commentary:

The winner is announced on 15 October 2013.
Congrats Eleanor, we are rooting for you to knock the bstard off!
#letsgonemanbooker