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Christchurch Press

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A collection of scripts, handwritten notes, sequence drafts, filming schedules, newspaper clippings, printed articles and chronologies. The content is entirely related to the proposed documentary series ‘Not so Long Ago’. The series appears to have covered an array of topics such as disasters, resources, events, landmarks, housing, hobbies, technology and transport. The date range of publication and documentation is c. 1953-1980. The subject matter includes dates as far back as c. 1840.


  • Creation: Collection covers ca 1960-2010

Conditions Governing Access

Access is freely available within the J.C.Beaglehole Room for research and private study. For any use beyond this, please contact the J.C.Beaglehole Room ( in the first instance.


From the Fonds: 100 linear_centimeters (Hutt Valley Independent and Upper Hutt Advertiser (2009.044) has been given a call number (DU401.1 H982) and is located on the Atlas shelving.)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Tapuaka Heritage & Archive Collections - JC Beaglehole Reading Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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Wellington 6140 New Zealand
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