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A history of New Zealand in 100 objects

documentary heritage
  • Other Name

    History of New Zealand in one hundred objects (Alternate title)

  • Description

    Abstract: "The sewing kete of an unknown 18th-century Māori woman; the Endeavour cannons that fired on waka in 1769; the bagpipes of an Irish publican Paddy Galvin; the school uniform of Harold Pond, a Napier Tech pupil in the Hawke's Bay quake; the Biko shields that tried to protect protestors during the Springbok tour in 1981; Winston Reynolds' remarkable home-made Hokitika television set, the oldest working TV in the country; the soccer ball that was a tribute to Tariq Omar, a victim of the Christchurch Mosque shootings, and so many more - these are items of quiet significance and great personal meaning, taonga carrying stories that together represent a dramatic, full-of-life history for everyday New Zealanders"--Publisher information.

  • Place
  • Other Id

    DU419 PHI (Library of Congress Call Number)

    130264 (Registration number)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    A history of New Zealand in 100 objects
  • Other Name

    History of New Zealand in one hundred objects (Alternate title)

  • Primary Maker

     Jock Phillips (Author)

  • Contributor/Publisher
    Penguin Random House New Zealand
  • Place
  • Date
  • Physical Description

    464 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm

  • Language
  • Level of Current Record
    Bib record
  • Member Object

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  • Subject Person

     Jock Phillips (Author)

  • Subject Category
  • Content
    Crocodile jaw -- Te Arawa taumata atua -- Tairua pearl shell lure -- Wairau Bar necklace -- Monck's Cave kurī -- Kahungunu hei tiki, Te Arawhiti -- Puketoi kete -- Taiaha kura -- Māori war trumpet or pūkāea -- De Surville's anchor -- Joseph Banks' or Daniel Solander's kōwhai specimen -- James Cook's cannon -- Solander Island sealskin purse -- Te Pahi's medal -- Hannah King's chair -- Hongi Hika's gun -- Te Rauparaha's mere, Tuhiwai -- Betty Guard's comb -- Bishop Pompallier's printing press -- Flag of the United Tribes -- William Wakefield's epaulets -- The Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi -- Ruapekapeka waka huia -- Millstones from Pātea -- John Buchanan's table -- Emma Barker's sewing box -- Te Reko's cast-iron pot -- Colonel Robert Wynyard's epergne -- Wiremu Kīngi's tauihu -- James Quedley's red coatee -- Moutoa flag -- Kereopa's bailer -- Paddy Galvin's pipes -- Chinese li-ding scales -- Timaru life-saving rocket -- The locomotive Josephine -- Elisabet Engebretsdatter's hair embroidery -- Ōkaramio blacksmith bellows -- Parihaka plough/parau -- Totara Estate killing knives -- Gaelic Society targe -- Amelia Haszard's sewing machine -- 1893 women's suffrage petition -- Meri Te Tai Mangakāhia's parliamentary chest -- H. B. Lusk's cricket bat -- Northland gum cathedral -- Westport District Gold Miners' Union banner -- George Bradford's bandolier -- Richard Seddon's coronation coatee -- Christchurch 1906 exhibition waharoa -- Jimmy Hunter's All Blacks jersey -- The Dundonald coracle -- Dannevirke Plunket scales -- Hurleyville dairy cooperative cheese crate -- Leslie Adkin's baton -- Edmond Malone's lemon-squeezer -- Margaret Cruickshank's gold watch -- Tainui mere, a princely gift -- ATCO motor mower -- Rudall Hayward's camera -- The thermette -- Harold Pond's Napier Technical School uniform -- Eva Bowes' flour bag bloomers -- Photo of Michael Joseph Savage -- Pacific Burleigh radio -- Te Winika waka -- Centennial exhibition souvenir ashtray -- The Pope's accordion -- Victory cot blanket -- Chip and Rona Bailey's typewriter -- Jim Bradley's flagon case -- Godfrey Bowen's handpiece -- Crown Lynn coronation mug -- Happy Families card game -- Winston Reynolds' television set -- Mt Eden gallows -- Margaret Sparrow's contraceptive pills -- Dunedin Committee on Vietnam protest banner -- Save Manapouri Campaign share certificate -- Ngati Poneke record Aku Mahi -- Te Rōpū o te Matakite (Māori Land March) pou whenua -- Tepaeru Tereora's tīvaevae -- Montana Blenheimer wine cask -- Biko shield -- Nuclear-free badges -- Save Our Post Office poster -- POLY 1 personal computer -- Barry Brickell's memorial post to Ralph Hotere's father -- The New Zealand AIDS quilt -- Mike Smith's chainsaw -- Peter Blake's red socks -- Dorene Robinson's Swanndri -- Helen Clark's trousers -- King Théoden's armour -- The world's first iPhone 3G -- 'Thunder Down Under' Christchurch portable toilet -- Austin Wang's language cards -- Rā Maumahara pouaka petihana (New Zealand Wars Day petition box) -- Tariq Omar's football -- Ailys Tewnion's crocheted bears.
  • Subject Notes
    Author notes: "Jock Phillips is a freelance professional historian. Until 2014 he was the General Editor of Te Ara, the Online Encyclopedia of New Zealand in the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. He was previously New Zealand’s Chief Historian following 16 years teaching American and New Zealand History at Victoria University of Wellington. He was also the founding Director of the Stout Research Centre for the study of New Zealand society, history and culture; and was the Conceptual Leader for the History exhibitions at Te Papa, Museum of New Zealand." -- Nga Taonga
  • Collection Type
    Reading Room
  • Copyright
    All rights reserved
  • Last Update
    10 Aug 2023

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