Tag Archives: Alan Preston

Margaret Mahy & Big Al’s Tulip, 1990
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September 18, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Margaret Mahy & Big Al’s Tulip, 1990

International Criminal Mastermind and children’s author Margaret Mahy wrote this note on a scrap of envelope to let Unity staff know she’d stolen a copy of her book The Downhill…

Baby of the Year, 1993
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September 18, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Baby of the Year, 1993

Finnbar Castree-Johnasson (held by Dean Johansson) meets Alan Preston as Marion Castree looks on.

Damian Skinner letter, 1st September 1998
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September 14, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Damian Skinner letter, 1st September 1998

A letter to Unity Staff from Damian Skinner detailing his adventures up and down the country, complete with day-time TV, bogan-shaming and hot salt pool swimming.

Auckland Shop plans, 1988
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September 13, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Auckland Shop plans, 1988

Notes between Nigel Cox and Alan Preston regarding the logistical details of setting up the shop which became Unity Auckland.