Behind the Scenes

Heather McKenzie, 3rd November 2009
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April 24, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Heather McKenzie, 3rd November 2009

The sudden death of Heather McKenzie hit the booktrade hard. These death notices from the Dominion Post tell only a little part of what she meant to those who knew…

Wineseeker order, 7th September 2007
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April 23, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Wineseeker order, 7th September 2007

Unity Books has been buying wine for events from Wineseeker, and its predecessor, Bond Street Liquor, for many years. This looks to be a particularly large order.  

Comparison shopping, 2007
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January 30, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Comparison shopping, 2007

One of our time & price tests for delivery from overseas websites. In this case our parcel from the online retailer ordered on 26th August arrived on 4th September with…

Library Communications book, 2008
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January 29, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Library Communications book, 2008

In 2008, Tobias Buck and William Dewey shared the Library supply role, and used this book to communicate when their shifts didn’t overlap. Schedules, job-specific vocabulary, work to do and…