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A collection of recipes to make the wartime rations go further.   Has correction pasted onto page 16.   The date of this publication is unknown, but likely to be from World War Two.
Topics: Cooking, cookery, cook book, cookbook, recipes, rations, world war two, WWII, World war II, self...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Lister & Co (Knitting Wools) Ltd.
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Lister Baby Knitting leaflet no. N2279 for baby cardigans. The date of this publication is unknown.  
Topics: Knitting, baby knitting, cardigan, knitting pattern, knitted cardigan, lister’s yarns, baby...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Paragon Alliance Ltd
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A booklet of baby knitting patterns.  The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: paragon alliance, knitting, knitting patterns, baby knitting, baby knitting patterns
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by postcards, post cards, postal history
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A collection of postcards that are postmarked in 1913.  The postmarks are not visible in the images. These postcards are part of a collection of donated to the Waiuku Museum. To learn more about the Waiuku Museum visit waiukumuseum.wordpress.com
Topics: postcards, post cards, postal history
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Russell Lea book of crochet doilies.  The date of this publication in unknown.
Topics: crochet, doilies, crochet pattern, russell lea
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A collection of postcards that are not postmarked.  The postcards in this collection date from 1907 to 1920 and these postcards will likely fall into that timeframe. These postcards are part of a collection of donated to the Waiuku Museum. To learn more about the Waiuku Museum visit waiukumuseum.wordpress.com
Topics: postcards, post cards, postal history
Waiuku Museum Society
by Lifebuoy Soap
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An advertisement for Lifebuoy Soap.   Date unknown
Topics: Lifebuoy soap, lifebuoy, Life buoy soap, life buoy, soap, advertisement, Lever brothers
Waiuku Museum Society
by Woman Magazine
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A collection of knitting patterns.  Published 04-02-1961.
Topics: Woman magazine, knitting, knitting pattern
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by Women's Missionary Association of the Presbyterian Church of New South Wales
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A collection of recipes compiled for the Women's Missionary Association  of the Presbyterian Church of New South Wales, Australia. This was published in 1915
Topics: Women's Missionary Association of the Presbyterian Church of New South Wales, cookery, cookery...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Ella Allan
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A collection of knitting and crochet patterns for baby items such as booties, vest, shawls, etc.   The date of this publication is 1944.
Topics: Baby, babies, crochet, knitting, booties, shawl, shawls, vests, vest, frock, dress, petticoat,...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Lister & Co (Knitting Wools) Ltd.
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Lister Baby Knitting leaflet no. N284 for baby cardigans. The date of this publication is unknown.  
Topics: Knitting, baby knitting, cardigan, knitting pattern, knitted cardigan, lister’s yarns, baby...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Lister & Co (Knitting Wools) Ltd.
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Lister Baby Knitting leaflet no. N2278 for baby sweaters. The date of this publication is unknown.  
Topics: Knitting, baby knitting, sweater, knitting pattern, knitted sweater, lister’s yarns, baby...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Paragon Alliance Limited
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Paragon knitting book containing baby cardigans.  The date of this publication is known.
Topics: Paragon patterns, paragon, knitting patterns, knitting, cardigan pattern, cardigans, baby knitting,...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Alliance Textiles (N.Z.) Ltd
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Fontana crochet pattern no. 1068 for a crochet blouse with or without sleeves. The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: Crochet, crochet pattern, fontana pattern, blouse pattern, crochet blouse, sleeves, sleeveless
Waiuku Museum Society
by Woman Magazine
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A collection of 16 classic knitting patterns.  Published on 16-01-1963.
Topics: Woman magazine, knitting, knitting pattern
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An instructional guide for how to do smocking.   It includes many different stitches.   The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: semco, smocking, instructions, guide, smocked
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by Ladies of Wesley Church, Waiuku
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A collection of recipes and thoughts complied by the Ladies of Wesley Church, Waiuku. The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: cookery, Ladies of Wesley Church, Waiuku, waiuku, cooking, cookbook, cook book, cookery book,...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Woman Magazine
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A leaflet of the latest knitted jackets that came with the Woman magazine using Patons yarns.  The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: knitting, knitting pattern, patons, woman magazine, jacket, jackets
Waiuku Museum Society
by Coats Patons (Australia) Ltd
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A booklet with children's crochet clothing.  The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: patons, crochet, crochet patterns, children's crochet, children's crochet patterns
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A collection of postcards that are postmarked in 1908.  The postmarks are not visible in the images. These postcards are part of a collection of donated to the Waiuku Museum. To learn more about the Waiuku Museum visit waiukumuseum.wordpress.com
Topics: postcards, post cards, postal history
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Russell Lea book of crochet doilies.  The date of this publication in unknown.
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Topics: crochet, doilies, crochet pattern, russell lea
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A collection of edging patterns in crochet, it also includes a description of the basic crochet stitches.   The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: Crochet, crochet edgings, crochet edges, semco
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by Patons & Baldwins Ltd
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A booklet of adult's cardigans and jumpers.  The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: patons, cardigans, jumpers, jerseys, sweaters, sweater patterns, cardigan patterns, jersey...
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A collection of postcards that are postmarked in 1912.  The postmarks are not visible in the images. These postcards are part of a collection of donated to the Waiuku Museum. To learn more about the Waiuku Museum visit waiukumuseum.wordpress.com
Topics: postcards, post cards, postal history
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by Woman's Weekly
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A leaflet of baby items which came with the Woman's Weekly.  The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: woman's weekly, kniitting, knitting pattern, baby knitting, baby, baby shawl, shawl
Waiuku Museum Society
by Mrs. Jean Scott, Brown & Polson Cookery Club
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A collection of recipes using Brown & Polson cornflour.   It also contains tips and hints for cooking.   The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: Cooking, cookery, cook book, cookbook, recipes, cornflour, cookery book, Brown & Polson, guide,...
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A collection of postcards that are postmarked in 1914.  The postmarks are not visible in the images. These postcards are part of a collection of donated to the Waiuku Museum. To learn more about the Waiuku Museum visit waiukumuseum.wordpress.com
Topics: postcards, post cards, postal history
Waiuku Museum Society
by Meggeson & Co. Ltd.
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An issue of Pins and Needles magazine.  It contains craft patterns and recipes.  The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: pins and needles, magazine, knitting, knitting patterns, crochet, crochet patterns, sewing, sewing...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Kaiapoi Petone Group Ltd
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Kaiapoi crochet pattern no. 703 for angel tops.  The date of this publication is unknown. Part of this digital collection only.
Topics: kaiapoi pattern, crochet pattern, crochet, angel tops, baby top, kaiapoi yarns
Waiuku Museum Society
by National Commercial Broadcasting Service, Internal Marketing Division
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A collection of recipes using apples.   Published in 1938.
Topics: apples, apple cookery, cookery, cooking, cookbook, cook book, recipes, National Commercial...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Bournville Works Magazine
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A memorial issue of Bournville Works Magazine dedicated to George Cadbury's life and to mark his death.  Likely published in 1922.
Topics: cadbury, george cadbury, bournville, bournville works magazine, dedication, memorial
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A collection of postcards that are postmarked in 1911.  The postmarks are not visible in the images. These postcards are part of a collection of donated to the Waiuku Museum. To learn more about the Waiuku Museum visit waiukumuseum.wordpress.com
Topics: postcards, post cards, postal history
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A collection of postcards that are postmarked in 1910.  The postmarks are not visible in the images. These postcards are part of a collection of donated to the Waiuku Museum. To learn more about the Waiuku Museum visit waiukumuseum.wordpress.com
Topics: postcards, post cards, postal history
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by Woman Magazine
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A leaflet of the latest items for men that came with the Woman magazine using Patons yarns.  The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: knitting, knitting pattern, patons, woman magazine, men, cardigan, cardigans, jumpers, jumper,...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Woman's Weekly
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A collection of leisure knitting patterns.  Published in 1963.
Topics: Woman's weekly, knitting, knitting patterns
Waiuku Museum Society
by Shell Company of New Zealand
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A collection of recipes and household hints, some using shell products, some not.   The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: Cooking, cookery, cook book, cookbook, recipes, cookery book, guide, household guide, household...
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A collection of postcards that are postmarked in 1909.  The postmarks are not visible in the images. These postcards are part of a collection of donated to the Waiuku Museum. To learn more about the Waiuku Museum visit waiukumuseum.wordpress.com
Topics: postcards, post cards, postal history
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by Young Wives and Mothers Union, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Waiuku
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A collection of recipes put together by the Young Wives and Mothers Union, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Waiuku.  It also includes some tips and tricks. The date of this publication is 1973.
Topics: cookery, cooking, recipes, recipe collection, cookbook, cook book cooking book, cookery book,...
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These are glass plate negatives from the Waiuku Museum collection.  These photographs appear to mainly be taken in a studio setting by a Mr Rose in the 1920's in Waiuku.  Unfortunately not much else is known.  We do not know who the people in the photos are.  If you recognise anyone please let us know.  Our contact details can be found here https://waiukumuseum.wordpress.com/about/
Topics: glass plate negatives, glass plates, vintage photos, unknown, waiuku, waiuku museum, help needed,...
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by Meat & Allied Trades' Federation
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A collection of meat based recipes, as well as how to cook meat from the Meat & Allied Trades' Federation.  The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: Meat & Allied Trades' Federation, recipes, cooking, cooking books, cookery, cookery book, cook...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Clement's Tonic
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A collection of recipes and health hints from Clement's Tonic.   Dated about 1925.
Topics: Clement's tonic, cookery, cook book, cookbook, cooking, health, medicine, remedies, recipes,...
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by N.Z. Woman - Stitch
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An issue of NZ Woman incorporating Stitch.  It is a magazine with human interest stories, cooking, and craft.  It was published in November 1964.
Topics: NZ woman, stitch, magazine, craft, craft patterns, knitting patterns, cooking, recipes
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by Ministry of Food and the Central Office of Information
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A collection tips and hints for cooking, with many how to’s and other useful information including meal planning.   The date of this publication is 1954.
Topics: Cooking, cookery, how to, terms, method, storing food, shopping tips, beverages, meal planning, how...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Roslyn Mills
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Aotea crochet pattern no. 7208 for a layette.  The date of this publication is unknown. Part of this digital collection only.
Topics: aotea yarns, aotea pattern, crochet pattern, crochet, layette, baby layette, baby dress, baby coat,...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Good Housekeeping
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A collection of casserole and curry recipes from Good Housekeeping.  The date of this publication is 1957.
Topics: recipes, cookbook, cook book, cooking, cookery book, cookery, casseroles, curry, curries, Good...
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by National Commercial Broadcasting Service, Internal Marketing Division
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National Commercial Broadcasting Service, Internal Marketing Division A collection of recipes using apples.   The cover of this cookery book is damaged.   Published in 1938.
Topics: apples, apple cookery, cookery, cooking, cookbook, cook book, recipes, National Commercial...
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by Woman's Weekly
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A leaflet of men's socks which came with the Woman's Weekly.  The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: woman's weekly, kniitting, knitting pattern, socks, mens socks
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by Technical Publications Ltd
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Hints and instructions on how to use an electric cooker, as well as recipes to cook.   Dated about 1950.
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Topics: cookery, cooking, cook book, cookbook, electric stove, electric cooker, electric range, hints,...
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A collection of knit tops that have been re-imagined by Crucci.
Topics: crucci, knitting, knitting pattern, knit pattern, jerseys, sweaters, jumpers
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by Woman Magazine
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A leaflet of the latest knitted tops that came with the Woman magazine using Patons yarns.  The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: knitting, knitting pattern, patons, woman magazine, jerseys, jersey, jumper, jumpers, sweaters,...
Waiuku Museum Society
by The Ross & Glendining Company
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Aotea Knitting Pattern no. 7048 for a knitted sweater.  The date of this publication is not known.
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Topics: Aotea knitting pattern, aotea yarn, knitting pattern, knitting, sweater, sweater pattern
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A collection of postcards that are postmarked in 1915.  The postmarks are not visible in the images. These postcards are part of a collection of donated to the Waiuku Museum. To learn more about the Waiuku Museum visit waiukumuseum.wordpress.com
Topics: postcards, post cards, postal history
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by Lister & Co. Ltd.
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Lavenda hand knit pattern no. 589 for a man’s pullover. The date of this publication is unknown.  
Topics: knitting, knitting pattern, lavenda pattern, jumper pattern, knit jumper, knit sweater, sweater...
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by Roslyn Mills
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Aotea Crochet Pattern no. 7299 for a baby layette.  The date of this publication is not known.
Topics: crochet, Aotea crochet pattern, aotea yarn, crochet pattern, baby layette, baby frock, baby coat,...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Daisy Products
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A collection of recipes put together by the makers of “Daisy” tea, coffee, & peanut butter.   Date of the recipe book is unknown.
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Topics: Recipes, daisy, tea, coffee, peanut butter, cookery, cooking, cook book, cookbook, cookery book,...
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by Canterbury Education Board
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A collection of recipes to be used when teaching home science in schools.   Date of the document is unknown.
Topics: Cook book, cookbook, cooking, cookery, school, home science, hints, household management,...
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by Lister & Co (Knitting Wools) Ltd.
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Lister Baby Knitting leaflet no. N2271 for baby layette. The date of this publication is unknown.  
Topics: Knitting, baby knitting, layette, knitting pattern, knitted layette, lister yarns, baby bootees,...
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Russell Lea book of crochet doilies.  The date of this publication in unknown.
Topics: crochet, doilies, crochet pattern, russell lea, pineapple designs, crochet pineapple
A collection of recipes to make the wartime rations go further.   No correction on page 16.   The date of this publication is unknown, but likely to be from World War Two.
Topics: Cooking, cookery, cook book, cookbook, recipes, rations, world war two, WWII, World war II, self...
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A collection of postcards that are postmarked in 1907.  The postmarks are not visible in the images. These postcards are part of a collection of donated to the Waiuku Museum. To learn more about the Waiuku Museum visit waiukumuseum.wordpress.com
Topics: postcards, post cards, postal history
Waiuku Museum Society
by Paragon Art Needle Craft Ltd
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A knitting booklet containing patterns for adults.  The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: mayfair, paragaon art needlework, knitting, knitting patterns, cardigan patterns, jersey patterns,...
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by Paragon Alliance Limited
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Fontana crochet pattern no. 1068 for a crochet jumper. The date of this publication is unknown.  
Topics: Crochet, crochet pattern, fontana pattern, jumper pattern, crochet jumper, sleeves, sleeveless,...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Dr Morse's Indian Root Pills
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A collection of recipes and health advice from Dr Morse's Indian Root Pills.   Dated 1926.
Topics: Cooking, cookery, cookbook, cook book, recipes, Dr Morse's Indian Root Pills, health, medicine,...
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by Paragon Alliance Limited
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Fontana knit pattern no. 321 for a selection of jumpers. The date of this publication is unknown.  
Topics: knitting, knitting pattern, fontana pattern, jumper pattern, knit jumper, knit sweater, sweater...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Vacuum Oil Company (N.Z.) Ltd
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A collection of recipes and household tips published by Vacuum Oil Company (N.Z.) Ltd.  The date of this publication is unknown, but likely to be in the 1950's.
Topics: Vacuum Oil Company (N.Z.) Ltd, recipes, cooking, cooking books, cookery, cookery book, cook book,...
A collection of recipes, household hints, advertisements, and other information that may be useful or interesting.  the date of this publication is well known.
Topics: Enquire within, hints, guides, guide, instructions, recipes, cookery, cooking, cook book, cookbook,...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Edited by K. Balfour
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A collection of dinner menus for the entire year, and contains the recipes necessary to make the menus.  The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: Cook book cookbook, cooking book, cookery book, recipes, cooking, dinners, menu
Waiuku Museum Society
by The Auckland Meat Co. Ltd
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A collection of recipes published by the Auckland Meat Co in 1956 for their 50 year anniversary.
Topics: The Auckland Meat Co. Ltd, meat, pork, beef, lamb, veal cookery, cooking, cookbook, cook book,...
Waiuku Museum Society
by The Southern Cross
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The Southern Cross Domestic Science containing three year courses  in cookery, housewifery, & laundry work for schools.  It contains tips, guide, recipes, and instructions on how to cook, clean, and maintain your house.  Most likely published in 1917
Topics: southern cross, domestic science, cookery, housewifery, laundry, tip, guides, instructions, course,...
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Menu for the banquet to commemorate the opening of the Waiuku railway.   This dinner was attended by the Prime Minster William Massey on Thursday, January 5 th 1922.
Topics: Waiuku railway, Waiuku, railway, menu, banquet, branch railway, prime minster, William Massey
Waiuku Museum Society
by Moffat's Ranges
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Instructions on how to use your Moffat's electric stove and recipes to make on it.   The Date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: Moffat's Ranges, electric stove, cookery, cook book, cookbook, recipes, instructions, electric...
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Advertisement for Eno Fruit Salts.   Date of this advertisement is unknown.
Topics: Eno salts, Eno fruit salts, advertisement, medicine, remedies
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A collection of eight winter knits from Woman's Own.  The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: Woman's own, knitting, winter knits, knitting pattern
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Instructions, information, and care for a Norge refrigerator.   The booklet also contains recipes.   The date of this publication is unknown.
Topics: Norge, refrigerator, instructions, recipes, operating manual, salads, salad dressings, fish,...
Waiuku Museum Society
by Shepherd Wools Ltd.
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Shepherd leaflet no. 41 for Crochet Jumper. The date of this publication is unknown.  
Topics: crochet, crochet pattern, shepherd pattern, jumper pattern, crochet jumper, crochet sweater,...