Newspaper reports of divorce ranged from detailed and scandalous accounts to lists of more ordinary cases. Shown here is a 1912 report printed in Wellington’s Evening Post. It names all those involved and the causes: misconduct (usually affairs), drunkenness and desertion.
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National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past
Reference: Evening Post, 21 May 1912, p. 3
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