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Kay from BDNZ retires, 2002
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July 31, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Kay from BDNZ retires, 2002

A “happy retirement” fax from the crew at Unity Books to Kay at Book Distribution New Zealand. She really was the Queen of customer services.  

Staff meeting, 27th July 2001
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July 30, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Staff meeting, 27th July 2001

Judging by all the crossing out, all the issues on the agenda were either dealt with, or deemed unimportant.

Staff Meeting, 7th March 2001
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July 27, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Staff Meeting, 7th March 2001

This meeting addressed record-keeping, upcoming events, general housekeeping and the critical need for remembering the alphabet when shelving books.

Staff meeting, 24 January 2001
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July 27, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Staff meeting, 24 January 2001

The issues of the day: new table arrangements, the unfairness of smokers taking smoke breaks when non-smokers don’t, and the importance of answering the phone!

Karen’s drinks, 5th August 2000
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July 26, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Karen’s drinks, 5th August 2000

The staff meeting agenda for 5th August 2000 contains a few items, but one is so clearly more important than the others that it’s on there four times.  

Staff meeting agenda, 2nd February 2000
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July 25, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Staff meeting agenda, 2nd February 2000

The agenda for the staff meeting held on 2nd February 2000 included a conundrum about reserving books when they don’t have an official ISBN, people not paying for their food…