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
May 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · New Zealand Activities
If you are visiting Auckland, New Zealand or live nearby then you should make the effort to visit the Auckland Art Gallery. Their new exhibition “Goldie to Cotton” features stories about the people, both the indigineous Maori and the European Settlers, their origins and arrival, significant events, and the transformation of the land of New [...]
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 [...]