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Flavour of New Zealand

NZ popular culture 1960 onward

Remember these

Some items of kiwiana that existed, died out, or arrived in the years since 1960. Click an item from the box below.

Gestetner Copier

In the era predating photocopiers, schools would use this copier to produce copies of class exercises, notices and so on. For some reason, they used to print in blue ink. The master copy would be hand-written and it would produce identical copies but with blue writing.

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