On a Saturday Night: Community Halls of Small-Town New Zealand – review

By Dale Williams In Books

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24th January, 2013
The construction of a community hall was a landmark in the social development of a rural district – somewhere to hold 21st birthdays, weddings, bingo nights, flower shows, farewells and Victory parties for soldiers in both world wars, and a home for Scottish country dancing and Guide and Scout troops. The authors of On a Saturday Night: Community Halls of Small-Town New Zealand have worked hard to bring the history of these social hubs to life, with local residents sharing their memories and oldtime photos. ...

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