On A Saturday Night: Community Halls Of Small-town New Zealand by Michele FreyOn A Saturday Night: Community Halls Of Small-town New Zealand by Michele Frey

On A Saturday Night: Community Halls Of Small-town New Zealand

byMichele Frey, Sara NewmanPhotographerJohn Maillard

Paperback | April 1, 2013

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Featuring both contemporary and historical photography, this book records a part of New Zealand history and culture that risks being lost as small towns change and become more urbanized: the importance of local community halls. Telling the stories of the people who lived in those small towns and whose social lives were mainly centered on the community halls, the account demonstrates how community spirit eased hardships. Colorful, funny, sad, happy, and at times tragic, this book will interest social historians and those who value kinship.

Michele Frey is a natural environment and recreation strategic planner for Opus International Consultants Ltd. in New Zealand. She is the author of Living with Natives, Native by Design, and Occurrence of Herbicides/Pesticides in Drinking Water. Sara Newman has had several articles published in magazines in New Zealand and abroad, incl...
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Title:On A Saturday Night: Community Halls Of Small-town New ZealandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:260 pages, 9.25 × 9.25 × 0.68 inPublished:April 1, 2013Publisher:Canterbury University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927145376

ISBN - 13:9781927145371

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