In 1889 some 800 women in Auckland were said to be “soiled doves” which if true meant that about 8% of the female population between the ages of 15 and 40 were prostitutes. The reason for so many being “on the game” was more economics and demographics in the new colony rather than the inherent [...]
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June 9th, 2009 · No Comments · New Zealand Audio Guides
April 29th, 2009 · No Comments · Free Audio Guides, New Zealand Audio Guides
If you are heading north on your travels from Auckland you most probably have planned to explore the Kauri coast by turning off Hwy 1 at Kaiwaka and taking Hwy 12. Perhaps you have even scheduled a stop at the justifiably respected Matakohe Kauri Museum but have you given a thought to exploring Dargaville and [...]
March 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Fairs & Festivals, Free Audio Guides, New Zealand Audio Guides
Thursday 9th to Saturday 19th April 2009 View Larger Map About 20 minutes drive west of Auckland, New Zealand is the historic West Auckland district of Kumeu. Originally settled by Croatian migrants who brought with them generations of wine-making heritage. Some of the oldest cultivated vines in the country are out this way and date [...]