Otago Daily Times: 100 Years Ago

Maori troops bound for Egypt

Maori troops bound for Egypt

The interesting announcement was made in the House of Representatives last night by the Prime Minister that, as the outcome of communications that have passed between the Governments at Home and in the dominion, the Imperial authorities are prepared to accept the services of 200 Maoris for utilisation in Egypt.

Home Science Hostel moving ahead

Home Science Hostel moving ahead

The Works Committee of the Otago University Council reported, interalia, as follows: Professor Boys Smith waited on the committee with reference to the calling of tenders for the Home Science Hostel.

Victims of mining disaster mourned

Victims of mining disaster mourned

The funeral of 24 of the Huntly victims took place this afternoon. The bodies, which were placed on drays drawn by horses, left King's Hall for the Kimihia Cemetery, two miles away, headed by the band of the 16th Waikato Regiment.

Tragic explosion in mine

Tragic explosion in mine

HAMILTON (September 12): A terrible explosion occurred at Ralph's Mine at Huntly at 7.30 this morning.

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