The view from the Pulpit Rock, Silverpeaks, looking north.
There arrived in Sydney last week 25 Gilbert and Ellice Island policemen, who have volunteered for service at the front, and whose services have been accepted by the Imperial Government.
While it is too early yet to be forming definite conclusions as to the issue of the enemy offensive which was launched but three days ago, and which will presumably be energetically pushed for days...
Port Chalmers, the islands and part of the lower harbour from near the Upper Junction. - Otago Witness, 17.7.1918.
Otago boys of the 4th platoon, A company, 42nd Reinforcements in camp. Standing (from left): W.F. Stark, Roy McDonald, L.E. Wilson, J. Ramsay. Sitting: A. Scoles, R.L.G. Barclay, M. Barclay, W. McLeod.
Sir Thomas McKenzie was recently interviewed by the Empire News, Manchester, on his demand that the State should take steps to protect soldiers from the class of women who hang about the camps and...
One of the most difficult of the problems that has been brought to a head within the Empire by war, even if not directly arising out of it, is that of reform of India.
Mr Hamilton's threshing plant at work on a farm at South Hillend, Southland. - Otago Witness, 10.7.1918.
The matron and nurses at the new Red Cross home at Eglinton, Dunedin. From left: Miss Ogston, Mrs Arthur Stronach, Miss Brenda Bell, Sister MacMillan (matron), Miss Trotter (Hampden), Miss Penfold (Oamaru).
Sir, your up-to-date report of facts and figures regarding the increased manufacture and importation of whisky alone during the whole of the war period, and a comparison of each year's increased...
The officers of the Maori stated on Tuesday, on the vessel's arrival at Lyttelton, that the previous night's trip was the worst the ferry steamer had experienced for five years.
Gunners manhandle shells for one of the huge guns used against the Germans during their recent offensive. - Otago Witness, 3.7.1918.
This forest of masts is created by some of the 1500 barges in Rotterdam harbour that brought in grain to be stored at the beginning of the great war. The barges have lain at Rotterdam for a year, each with a family on board.
It is officially announced that the Wimmera was sunk yesterday north of Auckland. Eighty-five of the passengers and crew have been landed.
Beautiful weather favoured the Red Cross Society yesterday afternoon for the dedication and opening ceremony of its new Convalescent Home on Eglinton road, overlooking Montecillo.
Three unnamed peaks (left) and Mt D'Archiac, with the Maud and Godley Glaciers. - Otago Witness, 26.6.1918.