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Anzac Day resources

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Anzac Day – 25 April – marks the anniversary of the landing of New Zealand and Australian troops, popularly known as Anzacs (the acronym for the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps), on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey in 1915. While the campaign ended in military defeat, it is widely claimed ...

Classroom ideas- Anzac Day

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This page outlines how the material on Anzac Day and the Gallipoli campaign can be used by teachers and students of social studies and history. Teachers and students will find this material authoritative and accessible. It is written and organised so that you can quickly find the material most ...

Anzac Day Gazette notice, 1916

Anzac Day Gazette notice, 1916

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Anzac Day notice, New Zealand Gazette, 1, 1916, p. 977 Transcript  Observances respecting Anzac Day. Prime Minister’s Office, Wellington, 5th April, 1916. I Hereby notify, for public information, that the Government have decided to observe a half-holiday, commencing at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, the 25th ...

Anzac Day service in Rarotonga, 2009

Anzac Day service in Rarotonga, 2009

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Returned servicemen and community groups march from the Cook Islands Christian Church to lay wreaths at the Soldiers’ Memorial in Avarua during the 2009 Anzac Day service on Rarotonga. Cook Islands Videos video Anzac Day Anzac Day in the Pacific http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KToB8t14oo anzac day ...

Cook Islands Anzac Day stamps

Cook Islands Anzac Day stamps

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Set of commemorative Anzac Day stamps issued by the Cook Islands government in 2010. Cook Islands Philatelic Bureau anzac day cook islands stamps ...

Avatele war memorial on Anzac Day, 2001

Avatele war memorial on Anzac Day, 2001

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Wreaths and flowers cover the Avatele war memorial in Niue, Anzac Day, 2001. Look at the names on the Avatele war memorial Margaret Pointer WW1 anzac day war memorials niue ...

Australian Anzac Day wreath

Australian Anzac Day wreath

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The Australian states’ wreath is laid each year at the Wellington Cenotaph by the Australia–New Zealand Association. Chris Maclean anzac day australia wellington cenotaph ...

Anzac Day ceremony outside Parliament House, 1927

Anzac Day ceremony outside Parliament House, 1927

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Anzac Day ceremony at the temporary Cenotaph, outside Parliament House, 1927 Alexander Turnbull Library   Reference: 1/2 48958 Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any reuse of this image. anzac day ...

Cook Islands Anzac Day parade, 1970s

Cook Islands Anzac Day parade, 1970s

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Returned servicemen marching during an Anzac Day parade in Rarotonga, early 1970s. Included in this group are Araitia Tepuretu, Ngarea Titi, Vaevae Tamarua, Reboama, Tamaiva Ironui, Tangiia, J.D. Campbell, and Jim Teruaa’u. Cook Islands Library and Museum Society anzac day cook islands ...

Anzac Day wreath

Anzac Day wreath

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This wreath was made by the Waitoa Brownies, Te Aroha, in 1986. The text reads 'In memory of all the people who have died in all the wars.' Chris Maclean anzac day te aroha ...

Anzac Day in Egypt, 1940

Anzac Day in Egypt, 1940

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New Zealand soldiers bow their heads in prayer at an Anzac Day service at El Saff in Egypt, 25 April 1940. Alexander Turnbull Library Reference: DA00526 Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any reuse ...

The King's Anzac Day message, 1948

The King's Anzac Day message, 1948

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King George VI Anzac Day message, 1948. This message was relayed to officials in New Zealand-governed Western Samoa, Niue and Cook Islands by the Island Territories Department in Wellington. Archives New Zealand Reference: IT 1 W2439 15/69/93 Permission of Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te ...

Anzac Day quiz

Anzac Day quiz

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interactive Anzac Day The Gallipoli campaign gallipoli campaign anzac day ...

Sound clip: 'Today's the day', Anzac Day

Sound clip: 'Today's the day', Anzac Day

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Hear an extract from Today's the day: Anzac Day This is an extract from a story by Anthony Scott Veitch, which was recorded by Amalgamated Wireless, Sydney. This is Remembrance This a a name upon a discharge sheet This is a bunch of creased and faded ribbons This is a medal, clinking on ...

Dawn service, Anzac Day, Auckland 1986

Dawn service, Anzac Day, Auckland 1986

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Ministry of Education Anzac Day service

Ministry of Education Anzac Day service

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On 24 April 2015 the Ministry of Education held a special Anzac Day service at its head office in St Paul’s Square, Wellington. During the service, Secretary for Education Peter Hughes (pictured) and others laid wreaths at the Education Department’s First World War roll of honour board. The ...

Sound: Last Post at Anzac Day ceremony

Sound: Last Post at Anzac Day ceremony

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number D619.1. Find out more about the Last Post  and see the sheet music on the Australian Anzac Day website Image: detail from Bunnythorpe war memorial ...

Anzac Day commemorations

Anzac Day commemorations

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Jack Biddle at Anzac Day commemorations, Auckland. Family collection.  Courtesy of Makurata Rigden. ...

Sound: 'Today in New Zealand history', Anzac Day

Sound: 'Today in New Zealand history', Anzac Day

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Hear Today in New Zealand history, April 25: the spirit of ANZAC, which was recorded in 1950. Transcript Though Anzac Day is not usually observed in the spirit of which it was instituted, there is probably no date in our history that has a greater significance for us than April the 25th, 1915. On ...

Sound: Anzac Day dawn service

Sound: Anzac Day dawn service

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Hear the 1956 dawn service at St Faith's Church, Ohinemutu. It includes prayers and hymns sung in Maori and English. Transcript Voice 1:  As the dawn of another Anzac day approaches, we gather here at the obelisk at St Faith's Church, Ohinemutu, to pay tribute to the memory of those who ...

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