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By Bartlett, Jean
Jean Bartlett's collection from a "lifetime's writings of a passionate, sensitive abd articulate author which wonderfully catpures the emotions of growning up between two world wars: living through the Great Depression and subsequent social and political upheaval; the deaths of f...ine young friends in the Spanish Civil War and WW2; dealing with middle age and growing old. Jean died in 2006 at the age of 94.Read more
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By Sayers, David
Written by David Sayers on his architectural firm Gillman, Gary, Clapp and Sayers from Hamilton. This is a remarkable story of a professional partnership with its head office in Hamilton that grew on the goodwill of its reputation for service, to be one of the largest firms of ar...chitects amd engineers in New Zealand and was commissioned on a continuing basis by clients throughout this country and overseas for three decades.Read more
By F Wells, Peter
Three short stories.
By Smith, Barry
Hamilton resident Barry Smith provides personal memories and vignettes together with a little historical comment and some appropriate poems. (Mountaineers New Zealand Biography, Animal scientists New Zealand Biography., Mountaineering New Zealand, Outdoor recreation New Zealand.)
Sayers is a retired architect and planning consultant with a deep concern for the damage caused to our society, the economy and the global environment by greed. He and his wife came to New Zealand as young married immigrants in the early 1950s and felt they had arrived in paradis...e. .... This has all been destroyed or private profit rather than for public good by the forces of globalisation and greed. There is a much better way and we need to talk about it. What we do as New Zealanders is up to us.Read more
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