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Are you concerned about high levels of illiteracy amongst adults in New Zealand?

Would you like to help another adult learn to read and write?

By winning this HELP-ME-READ auction you will be donating the full price to LITERACY AOTEAROA PORIRUA / Porirua Language Project.

Your donation will provide 25 hours free professional tuition for an adult to learn to read and write, and you will receive this free gift book for yourself or to give to someone else as a gift.

Thank you for your donation and helping make an important difference in an adult learner’s life.

We are a registered non- profit charity helping 150+ adult learners each year for the past 30 years in Porirua.

Your gift book will include a donation receipt which can be used for tax purposes and a gift card acknowledging the value and purpose of your donation, and our appreciation.

“ Before starting I could not write a sentence, but now I can write a letter to my friend which makes me feel really good and proud of myself”

THE GIFT BOOK WHICH WILL BE POSTED TO YOU ….

Wellington at Work in the 1890s

Beverley Randell and Hugh Price

Hardback, large oblong format, 21x28cm. period coloured drawings.

Wellington at Work in the 1890s is compiled from two rich sources: illustrations from four beautifully produced posters that came out in 1895 as supplements to the New Zealand Times, and supporting text from the 1897 Cyclopedia of New Zealand.

The result is a colourful account of late Victorian life, with some intriguing facts — did you know that a shipyard in Manners Street built ocean-going steamships, or that a Lambton Quay chemist produced chocolate-flavoured worm tablets for ailing Wellingtonians? Please click here to ask a question
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  • Seller location: Porirua, Wellington, NZ

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