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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 15, Issue 2 (May 1, 1940.)

Contents

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Contents

Page
All Honour to New Zealand's Famous Athletes 4951
Among the Books 3739
Buy New Zealand Goods 1315
Editorial—
Trends of Transport 7
Marsden's First Visit 3435
Message from Hon. Minister of Railways 8
New Zealand Verse 43
One of the Great Migrations in British History 2936
Our London Letter 2123
Our Women's Section 5759
Panorama of the Playground 6163
Taken for a Ride 2528
The Bird's-Eye View 1719
The Cemetery at Greymouth 5556
The Decline of Eating 5253
The Early Artists of New Zealand 4547
The Skipper's Road 4142
Thus We Began 911
Wit and Humour 64

The New Zealand Railways Magazine is on sale through the principal booksellers, or may be obtained post-free for 6/- per annum.

Employees of the Railway Department are invited to forward news items or articles bearing on railway affairs. The aim of contributors should be to supply interesting topical material tending generally towards the betterment of the service.

In all cases where the Administration makes announcements through the medium of this Journal the fact will be clearly indicated.

The Department does not identify itself with any opinions which may be expressed in other portions of the publication, whether appearing over the author's name or under a nom de plume.

Contributions are accepted for publication only upon the express condition that the contributor will indemnify the Publishers of the Magazine against all claims made by reason of anything in the contribution constituting an infringement of copyright or being defamatory.

Short stories, poetry, pen-and-ink sketches, etc., are invited from the general public upon New Zealand subjects.

Payment for short paragraphs will be made at 2d. a line. Successful contributors will be expected to send in clippings from the Magazine for assessment of the payment due to them.

The Editor cannot undertake the return of Ms unless accompanied with a stamped and addressed envelope.

All communications should be addressed to The Editor, New Zealand Railways Magazine, Wellington, C.1.

I hereby certify that the publisher's lists and other records disclose that the circulation of the “New Zealand Railways Magazine” has not been less than 25,000 copies each issue since May, 1939.

Controller and Auditor-General.

29/1/40.

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“A pillar'd shade high overarch'd and echoing walks between.” —Milton. Driving through the Akatarawa Valley—one of the highlights included in the Railway Department's “Best Scenic Tours of Wellington.” (Rly. Publicity photo.)

“A pillar'd shade high overarch'd and echoing walks between.”
Milton.
Driving through the Akatarawa Valley—one of the highlights included in the Railway Department's “Best Scenic Tours of Wellington.”
(Rly. Publicity photo.)