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ISBN: 0864693184
Author: John Mansfield Thomson
Publisher: Dunmore Press (December 12, 1998)
Pages: 175
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Thomson, John Mansfield, ed. Farewell colonialism: the New Zealand International Exhibition, Christchurch, 1906–07. Palmerston North: Dunmore Press, 1998.

Thomson, John Mansfield, ed. Tiritiria tēnei whārangi. Story by Jock Phillips, published 22 Oct 2014

1985; Page, Frederick J : contract for Dictionary of NZ Biography entry; Oxford History of New Zealand Music : five news cuttings, letter 2. 1. 90 to John Hopkins from . T regarding preface; letter 1. Page 6 of 68. Last updated August 2014. John Mansfield Thomson Archive at the University of Waikato Library.

Phillips, Jock, ‘Exhibiting Ourselves: The Exhibition and National Identity’, in John Mansfield Thomson, e. Farewell Colonialism: The New Zealand International Exhibition Christchurch, 1906-07, Palmerston North, 1998, p. 7-26.

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John Hall (New Zealand politician). Sir John Hall KCMG (. 8 December 1824 – 25 June 1907) was born in Kingston upon Hull, England, the third son of George Hall, a captain in the navy

John Hall (New Zealand politician). 8 December 1824 – 25 June 1907) was born in Kingston upon Hull, England, the third son of George Hall, a captain in the navy. At the age of ten he was sent to school in Switzerland and his education continued in Paris and Hamburg. After returning to England and being employed by the Post Office, at the age of 27 he decided to emigrate, later becoming the 12th Prime Minister of New Zealand

Official Record of the New Zealand International Exhibition of Arts and Industries held at Christchurch

Farewell Colonialism. The New Zealand International Exhibition Christchurch, 1906-07. by John Mansfield Thomson. Published December 12, 1998 by Dunmore Press.

Farewell Colonialism.

The New Zealand International Exhibition (the biggest in the country to that time) opened on 1 November 1906 in Hagley Park, Christchurch, New Zealand. Nearly two million people visited the exhibition during the next few months.

The New Zealand International Exhibition was held in Christchurch from 1 November 1906 to 15 April 1907. It was the brainchild of Richard Seddon, Premier of New Zealand from 1893 until his death on 10 June 1906, just a few months before the Exhibition opened. With nearly 2 million visitors, attendance exceeded expectations - New Zealand's total population at the time was less than 1 million.

The great International Exhibition held in Christchurch in 1906-07, marking New Zealand's transition from Colony to Dominion, provided a panoply of aspirations and achievements covering almost every aspect of the colony's life from agricultural products to machinery, and from the visual arts to music. It attracted nearly two million visitors when the total population of the country was less than half that.

In this book eleven authorities in their field recreate the atmosphere and spirit of the Exhibition, from Joseph Maddison's white and gold building, to the gardens surrounding it, the impressive Maori Pa, which also hosted visitors from the Pacific Islands, to the comprehensive exhibits of the British Government, Canada and the Australian states. Economic, political and social aspects are discussed, as well as the visual arts, including a large number of paintings and sculptures and the more appealing exhibits of the women's Arts and Crafts movement. Alfred Hill's Orchestra, which played almost every day for the entire six months of the Exhibition, became a showpiece, in its own way as popular as "Wonderful' with its water-chute, helter-skelter and spaceship. Perhaps the most poignant contributions to this volume are those of the Maori visitors, given here in the original language and in translation.

As the first contemporary book to describe a New Zealand exhibition in depth, this book is a record of a historical event and an inspiring contribution to our social history.

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