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Title Home defence in South Canterbury, World War Two
Author Timaru Herald
Author added entry Denne, Mark
Summary A unique series of bound volumes of copied newspaper clippings related to home defense in South Canterbury during World War Two.

Twenty seven volumes currently cover August 1940 through to August 1945. Includes the following subjects:
- Home Guard
- EPS (Emergency Precautions Service)
- Timaru Fire Emergency Service
- New Zealand Women's War Service Auxiliary
- The Semple Tank
- New Zealand Women's Land Army
- Black out trials
- Food rationing
- Defence building programme
- Air raid shelters

Also includes two volumes of indices, on providing an alphabetical index to Home Guard personnel and a general subject index (a copy of each can also be found in the Research Room).

Collected and collated by Mark Denne for the South Canterbury Museum.
Pub Place Timaru, N.Z.
ISBN (spiral bound)
Physical Description 23 v. ; 30cm
Search Terms Home Guard
Emergency Precautions Services
Timaru Fire Emergency Service
New Zealand Women's War Service Auxiliary
Semple Tank
New Zealand Women's Land Army
Call# 355.37 HOM
Catalogue Number 2007/141.02