Kōrero: Waikato region

Paul's Book Arcade

Paul’s Book Arcade was a Hamilton institution for decades, selling a wide range of books including, from 1945, its own publications. That year Blackwood and Janet Paul began publishing books by local and national authors, including John Mulgan, Maurice Duggan, Frank Sargeson and Hone Tuwhare. Listen to Jeannette Ward, a former manager of the shop, talk about the international reputation Paul’s Book Arcade had won by the 1950s.

Sound file from Hamilton City Libraries: Oral History : OHQ238

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Hamilton City Libraries
Reference: HCL-02542

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Arts, culture and heritage', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/speech/27180/pauls-book-arcade (accessed 22 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, updated 1 Jul 2015