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Charles Baeyertz and competitors, 1906 Dunedin competition (2nd of 2)

Charles Baeyertz and competitors, 1906 Dunedin competition

Charles Baeyertz was a long-time judge at competition society events in New Zealand and Australia. He was a critic, journalist and editor of the Triad. Renowned for his conservative artistic tastes and his sometimes caustic comments to performers, here Baeyertz takes abuse from some Dunedin competitors with good grace. 

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Reference: Triad, 1 November (1906): 21 (S-L-805-21)

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Marguerite Hill, 'Arts festivals - Beginnings of festivals in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 January 2022)

Story by Marguerite Hill, published 22 Oct 2014, updated 1 Aug 2016