The advanced body of the United States Army in England: troops passing through Trafalgar Square.
The ferry steamer Waireka ashore near Portobello. She was unable to make headway against the recent violent gale and was stranded on the sandy beach. She was refloated practically undamaged and was engaged in the usual running on Labour Day.
Riflemen of B Company, Fifth Reserve Battalion, N.Z. Rifle Brigade, prior to leaving Sling Camp, England, for France. Back row (from left): Riflemen M. McIlroy, J. Neil, O. Johnstone, R. Watson, W. McLean, R. A. Hartnett. Middle row: Riflemen Connel, Stevenson, McInnis, H. McLeod, L. Lynn, Vinicombe. Front row: Riflemen S. Raynor, McKenzie, Watson.
The Lands Committee of the House of Representatives reported today on the petition of the Dunedin Chamber of Commerce and the Otago Expansion League that a commission be appointed to inquire into...
New Zealand pioneers lay a new road, immediately after the advance at Messines. - Otago Witness, 17.10.1917.
St Hilda’s netball team of 1917, holders of the League’s shield for the season. Standing (from left): I. Heywood, B. Dawson, E. Barclay. Sitting: T. Nancarrow, N. Wright (captain), P. Ramsden, D. Balk.
General Godley reviews New Zealanders and congratulates them on their success in the battle of Messines.
An astonishing feat of engineering skill must be placed to the credit of the French during the recent Anglo-French offensive in Flanders. They built 28 bridges within the day under heavy fire, crossed them and advanced over peculiarly difficult ground to their objective and beyond, without a check.
The last kiln at the Milton pottery, just before demolition. - Otago Witness, 10.10.1917.
The following from the Herald's Suva correspondent has been passed by the censor for publication: -
The hopes of those who were looking forward to improved conditions in Dunedin when the rain eased off on Monday were doomed to disappointment. During the night rain set in again, and for many hours...
The latest form of destruction on the Western Front. Soldiers cheer the return of a tank from its baptism of fire.
In compliance with a very generally expressed desire, the Government appointed yesterday as a special day for prayer and intercession in connection with the war.
An army chaplain tending a Tommy’s grave on the Western Front.
The attention of the public has once more been focussed upon the condition of Lake Logan by the fact that the residents of the immediate vicinity have raised a further agitation against what they...
For reasons best known to themselves the Germans are showing a curious persistence in air attacks upon London. There have been raids lately on four successive nights, that of Monday night being the...
French women workers engaged in finishing work on an observation balloon in a factory in France. - Otago Witness, 3.10.1917.
Queen Mary shaking hands with Australian officers during a recent visit to the Western Front.
Otago men of the 33rd Mounted Rifles at Featherston. Standing (from left): Lewis, Gilbert, Frame, Nimmo, Bust, Wall, Steel, Johnstone, Whitlock, Ofee, Baird, McDonald, Gilmore, Beckingsale. Kneeling: Noon, Nicholson, Melrose, Wilberson.
The flaxmilling industry: carting flax to the mill. Owing to the steady demand for men by the military this industry is now practically carried on by old men and boys.