Kōrero: Te Ara – a history

An encyclopaedia of New Zealand, 1966

An encyclopaedia of New Zealand, 1966

An encyclopaedia of New Zealand, published in three sturdy volumes by the Government Printer in 1966, comprised over 3 million words by almost 360 authors and was edited by historian Alexander McLintock. It was a familiar guide for several generations of schoolchildren – but by 1990, when Jock Phillips was planning Te Ara, many of its entries were long out of date. However, in recognition of the 1966 encyclopedia's lasting value, a digital version was made available in Te Ara.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

the Te Ara team, 'Te Ara – a history - Origins of Te Ara', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/45536/an-encyclopaedia-of-new-zealand-1966 (accessed 15 December 2019)

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