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New Zealand Railways. Publicity Branch :Danger! Don't spread disease by finger licking. Issued by the New Zealand Department of Health. E V Paul, Government Printer, Wellington [ca 1950s]

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Artist unknown :Head of Tippahee to be seen at Mr Harrison, Hatter, Market Place, the last week ... King of New Zealand ... [London? ca 1820?]

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[New Zealand Government] :Did YOU start all this? You don't know into whose hands your letter may fall or how far your information may go. You must be more than cautious of what you write in a letter. Remember you are a soldier. And you are the one who will get it "in the neck" first, if the enemy hears something useful. E V Paul, Government Printer, Wellington [1940s]

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WHY NOT? Put the shirkers on knitting stockings for nurses (Observer, 19 June 1915)

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New Plymouth Public Health Committee :Influenza; instructions to volunteer nurses or family attendants. Tar[anaki] News Print [1918?]

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Maori bird snaring perch The Maori "pae" or bird snaring perch. The loose cords shewn, when pulled taut, would imprison the bird's legs. These Pae" were fastened to [the] end of a long pole, & then pushed up among the branches of a tree wheron birds were known to alight. When a bird was caught, the "Pae" was lowered, the bird put in the hunter's bag & the snare reset.

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