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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 ...

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Jack Biddle at Anzac Day commemorations, Auckland.

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Jack Biddle at Anzac Day commemorations, Auckland.

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Anzac Day dawn service at Te Rewarewa marae, Rūātoki, 2013.

 

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Anzac Day dawn service at Te Rewarewa marae, Rūātoki, 2013.

 

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Anzac Day will matter to future generations

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Young New Zealanders are proud of the way Kiwis celebrate Anzac Day and believe it will remain important to future generations, according to new research released following this year’s commemorations. Colmar Brunton carried out the research to understand the way New Zealand youth (16-29 year olds) ...

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Mum, Dad and Duddin at the Rotorua RSA, ANZAC Day 2009

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Mum, Dad and Duddin at the Rotorua RSA, ANZAC Day 2009

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Anzac Day resource on Pinterest

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The Ministry has received the following notice about a new Anzac Day resource. An Australian group has created an Anzac Day group board which already has hundreds of images. Anyone can view the board (don't need to join Pinterest). Anyone can follow the board (with a free Pinterest account). ...

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Dad and Duddin at the Rotorua RSA, ANZAC Day 2009

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Duddin, Tony, Aunty and Mum at the Rotorua RSA, ANZAC Day 2009.

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Duddin, Tony, Aunty and Mum at the Rotorua RSA, ANZAC Day 2009.

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Publications

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Cassino- 16 May 2019 [PDF] Anzac Day 2019 National Commemoration Booklet [PDF] Anzac Day 2019 Dawn Service Order of Service [PDF] Armistice Centenary National Ceremony- 11 November 2018 [PDF] Centenary of the liberation of Le Quesnoy- 04 November 2018 [PDF] National Commmemoration of post-war ...

Anzac Day

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Anzac Day occurs on 25 April. It commemorates all New Zealanders killed in war and honours our returned servicemen and women. View from the Dawn Service on Anzac Day 2019 at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. Image courtesy of Mark Tantrum Photography. The date itself marks the anniversary of the ...

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 ...

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Māori Battalion veteran Haare Te Nuku Ratana with veterans of other wars, attends the Anzac Day dawn service at Te Rewarewa marae in Rūātoki.

The veterans form up at 5:45am then march from Ōhotu Road to the marae, where the service commences at 6am.

 

 

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Māori Battalion veteran Haare Te Nuku Ratana with veterans of other wars, attends the Anzac Day dawn service at Te Rewarewa marae in Rūātoki.

The veterans form up at 5:45am then march from Ōhotu Road to the marae, where the service commences at 6am.

 

 

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Operation ANZAC Spirit Poster Competition Launched

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Encouraging students to learn about Anzac Day is the aim of Operation ANZAC Spirit – a competition for Year 7 and 8 students – launched today by the New Zealand Defence Force. The competition asks students to design a poster based around this year’s Anzac Day theme – “Honouring the ANZAC spirit ...

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 ...

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The march through Kalgoorlie

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The march through Kalgoorlie

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The closing karakia at the end of the march.

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The closing karakia at the end of the march.

From the Barrett Family Collection. Anzac Day 2010 Kalgoorlie, Western Australia Anzac Day 2010 Kalgoorlie, Western Australia ...

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 ...

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My Son Joseph and I with his Maori warrior guard (Maihi Nikora)

From the Barrett Family Collection Anzac Day 2010 Kalgoorlie, Western Australia Anzac Day 2010 Kalgoorlie, Western Australia ...

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My Son Joseph and I with his Maori warrior guard (Maihi Nikora)

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Anzac Day commemorations in 2017 to focus on the Western Front

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New Zealand’s international First World War commemorations this year will focus on the Western Front, with Anzac Day-related ceremonies in France and Belgium and the centenary commemorations of the battles of Messines and Passchendaele. New Zealand services for Anzac Day are held every year in ...

Symbols and ritual

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There are many symbols and rituals associated with how we commemorate war and the fallen. The red poppy is one very familiar symbol both here and in many other countries. While in New Zealand the poppy is associated with Anzac Day (25 April), elsewhere it is typically worn around Armistice Day (11 ...

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 ...

NZDF to commemorate Anzac Day across the world

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Over 500 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel will represent New Zealand at Anzac Day services across the world in places as diverse as Antarctica, Belgium, London and Turkey. This year is especially significant as it marks the commemoration of the centenary of the ANZAC landings at ...

Anzac Day in the Pacific

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Anzac Day on Niue, 2001 The involvement of the Cook Islands and Niue in the First World War meant that a day of commemoration became very important to the people of these islands. In the Cook Islands there was also a sizable expatriate community who were anxious to acknowledge their comrades. At ...

Pukeahu a fitting place for Anzac Day remembrance

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Pukeahu National War Memorial Park is a fitting place for commemoration and remembrance this Anzac Day, Paul James Chief Executive Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage said today. “This year marks the centenary of the first Anzac Day services held in New Zealand and Pukeahu provides us ...

Image Gallery

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Explore earlier Pukeahu National War Memorial Park pictures by browsing Manatū Taonga’s photostream on Flickr. We're also on Instagram. Honour Guard vigil at the Dawn Service on Anzac Day 2016. Credit: New Zealand Defence Force Anzac Day- 25 April 2016 Mr Jim France, representing the veterans ...

The growth of Anzac Day

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Anzac Day in the Cook Islands Cook Islands Anzac Day parade, 1970s During the Second World War Anzac Day continued to be observed in Rarotonga with a church service, but there were no ceremonial parades. These were resumed after the war with observances that followed the format in New Zealand. ...

NZDF support to 2016 Anzac Day commemorations

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The Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General (LTGEN) Tim Keating, has today announced the scope of the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) commitment to this year’s Anzac Day commemorations in New Zealand and overseas. LTGEN Keating said NZDF personnel will support more than 300 civic and community ...

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My Son Joe proudly wearing his Koru's (2nd Lieut Allan Moffat 28 Batt) medals prior to laying a wreath in memory of his Koru and other whanau who fought for their country. 

From the Barrett Family Collection Anzac Day 2010 Kalgoorlie, Western Australia Anzac Day 2010 Kalgoorlie, Western ...

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My Son Joe proudly wearing his Koru's (2nd Lieut Allan Moffat 28 Batt) medals prior to laying a wreath in memory of his Koru and other whanau who fought for their country. 

From the Barrett Family Collection Anzac Day 2010 Kalgoorlie, Western Australia Anzac Day 2010 Kalgoorlie, Western ...

What does Anzac Day mean to you in 2016?

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Taking a snap this Anzac Day, could win you some impressive First World War prizes. The major prize pack for #MyAnzacDay photo competition consists of New Zealand Post’s new Silver Proof Commemoration Coin, two First World War books, and Ngā Tapuwae New Zealand First World War Trails merchandise ...

2016 First World War Commemorations Focus on Western Front

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New Zealand’s international First World War commemorations will focus on the Western Front with Anzac Day-related ceremonies in France and Belgium and the Battle of the Somme centenary on 15 September this year. It was on the Western Front (France and Belgium) that New Zealand made its most ...

Media advisory for Anzac Day

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Explore the history of New Zealanders at war through the NZHistory.net.nz website. Produced by historians at the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, this site is the most authoritative and accurate online source of information about this country’s war history and ANZAC Day especially. Anzac Day ...

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 ...

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Battalion.

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Battalion.

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Russell war memorial

Russell war memorial

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Russell did not have its own community war memorial until 2000. For some years after the formation of the Russell RSA in 1947, Anzac Day services were held at Te Rawhiti Marae, some distance from Russell. Anzac Day parades within Russell itself ended either at the public hall or at Christ Church ...

Adrenalin-packed prizes for Anzac Art Competition

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awareness of Anzac Day by asking students to design a poster showing what Anzac Day means to them. Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant General Rhys Jones says the Defence Force has been running the art competition for students since 2007 to provide an interesting way for school children to learn about Anzac ...

Governor-General's message

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As some organisers of Anzac Day events have indicated that they would like to read out a message from the Prime Minister or the Governor-General, here is the Anzac Day 2019 message from the Governor-General. This content of message is embargoed until 25 April 2019. It should not be republished or ...

Te Aroha Second World War memorial

Te Aroha Second World War memorial

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In 1947, Te Aroha's citizens resolved to erect a memorial clock tower on the intersection of Kenrick Street and Whitaker Street as the town’s Second World War memorial. The tower was dedicated on Anzac Day 1955. It incorporates a bronze plaque with the names of 70 men from the district who ...

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Dad and Duddin at the Rotorua RSA, ANZAC Day 2009

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Governor-General to visit National War Memorial Park ahead of Anzac Day

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visiting the Memorial Park Alliance office. Image is courtesy of Government House. Due to the ongoing work, this year the Anzac Day National Commemorative Service will take place at the Parliamentary Forecourt, Molesworth Street, Wellington on Friday 25 April. The Governor-General will be attending Anzac ...

Marking 100 years since the first Anzac Day

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Anzac Day 2016 is an opportunity for all New Zealanders to remember the sacrifice of previous generations and reflect on this formative time in our nation’s history, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says. This year marks 100 years since the first Anzac Day services were held, after ...

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

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Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on Anzac Day 2015. Photo by Paul Fisher Photography. Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington was created as the Government’s key project to acknowledge the Centenary of the First World War. This was completed in time to be the centrepiece of Anzac Day ...

Tūākau Services war memorial

Tūākau Services war memorial

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On Anzac Day 2004 The Tūākau RSA unveiled its newly built war memorial in the Tūākau Services Cemetery on the corner of Alexandra Redoubt Road and Roberts Road, Tūākau. This incorporated commemorative plaques to local men who had fallen in the First World War, Second World War, Korean War and ...

Anzac Day author is shortlisted for NZ Post Book Awards, publishes new Anzac book, and heads to Gallipoli

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Anzac Day author is shortlisted for New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults, publishes new Anzac book, and heads to Gallipoli – all in a week. Cover of Philippa's new book- Best mates. Wellington-based children’s author Philippa Werry has a number of reasons to celebrate ...

Brian Hall's grave

Brian Hall's grave

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Dad's grave on Anzac Day 2012. Image courtesy Karin Hall graves ...

Ceremonial resources

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Anzac Day commemorations generally start with a Dawn Service held at the local war memorial. Dawn marks the time of the initial landings at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915 and holds the symbolism of darkness making way for a new day. The focus of the Dawn Service is primarily military. Returned service ...

Last Dawn Service in wheelchair

Last Dawn Service in wheelchair

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LBdr Francis (Frank) Toko's last Anzac Day, 2016. Manu Toko 161 battery ...

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 ...

Anzac Day: the New Zealand story

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'Anzac Day: The New Zealand Story, What it is and why it matters' is an accessible, factual and easy-to-read illustrated book for children, teaching a new generation about the tragic sacrifices made by our young men and women, from the Gallipoli Campaign, right through to the Great War ...

Mick Collins- V3 Company

Mick Collins- V3 Company

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Mick Collins, V3 Company, at Greymouth RSA, Anzac Day 2016. Rex Matthews victor 3 company ...

#MyAnzacDay photo competition winners announced

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Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has congratulated the winners of a photo competition which challenged New Zealanders to define their modern Anzac Day experience. Entries for the contest, run by the WW100 centenary programme, came from across the globe. “From Gore to London, New ...

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John Weti ANZAC Day March 2010, Kingsgrove NSW.

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John Weti ANZAC Day March 2010, Kingsgrove NSW.

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Colin Whyte, Anzac Day 2009

Colin Whyte, Anzac Day 2009

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Colin Whyte, ex-161 Battery RNZA, on Anzac Day, 2009. Image courtesy Mike Smith 161 battery anzac ...

Christian Hellesoe

Christian Hellesoe

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The resting place of Christian Hellesoe at Waikumete cemetery. Taken on ANZAC Day 2019 Photograph by Kelsie Oldehaver ...

LBdr Francis (Frank) Toko

LBdr Francis (Frank) Toko

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LBdr Francis (Frank) Toko's coffin on parade at Auckland Anzac Day Dawn Service, 2017. Manu Toko 161 battery ...

Lincoln war memorial

Lincoln war memorial

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Lincoln Recreation Centre memorial in 2011. Anzac Day, 2012 Francis Vallance attended this ceremony and descrbes what happened: 'There has been a time capsule added to the rear of the Memorial and a dedication placed over the top of it, this was unveiled on Anzac Day 2012 by Amy Adams MP for ...

Lest We Forget- Commemorating Anzac Day 2018

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As people join in Anzac Day services throughout the country it is timely to reflect on the final days of a war which took its toll on those serving abroad and those at home, says Associate Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Grant Robertson. “One hundred years on, in this final year of the 100th ...

Te Ara marks Anzac Day with a personal account of war

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A soldier’s story: Te Ara marks Anzac Day with a personal account of war. On Wednesday New Zealand stops to mark Anzac Day, and remember those who’ve fought for New Zealand. Te Ara is marking the day with a series of new entries and a first – a video story documenting the tragic experience of ...

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John Weti with youngest son Anthony, ANZAC Day 2010.

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John Weti with youngest son Anthony, ANZAC Day 2010.

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2010 ANZAC Day at Whakarewarewa, Rotorua.

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2010 ANZAC Day at Whakarewarewa, Rotorua.

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Commemorate Gallipoli 100 Years on This Anzac Day at Auckland War Memorial Museum

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, in partnership with Auckland Council, will offer a commemorative Anzac Day programme marking the centenary of the Gallipoli Landings. In what will be a significant day as part of the First World War centenary, the Museum’s programme will offer a great opportunity for ...

Commemoration and protest

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In 1967 protestors laid a protest wreath in Christchurch on Anzac Day to highlight their opposition to the Vietnam War. They were subsequently convicted of disorderly behaviour. A decade later further controversy arose when a women's group laid a wreath in memory of women killed and raped in ...

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The resting place of Christian Hellesoe at Waikumete cemetery.
Taken on ANZAC Day 2019

Photograph by Kelsie Oldehaver

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The resting place of Christian Hellesoe at Waikumete cemetery.
Taken on ANZAC Day 2019

Photograph by Kelsie Oldehaver

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Wearing family member's medals with pride on Anzac Day

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The New Zealand Defence Force is pleased that so many members of the public will join them wearing medals on Anzac Day, and have provided some guidance about how medals can be worn with pride. The rules governing medal wearing in New Zealand, known as the Order of Wear, specifically allows family ...

Prime Minister's message

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As some organisers of Anzac Day events have indicated that they would like to read out a message from the Prime Minister or the Governor-General, here is the Anzac Day 2019 message from the Prime Minister. This content of message is embargoed until 25 April 2019. It should not be republished or ...

Anzac Day at Long Tan 2010

Anzac Day at Long Tan 2010

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Nigel Martin (left) and myself at the Long Tan Cross, Anzac Day 2010- almost 45 years since I was in the area of the Battle of Long Tan. Image courtesy Willie Walker willie walker long tan ...

Anzac Day, 2010

Anzac Day, 2010

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Joe Tate (far right) with family members on Anzac Day 2010. Next to Joe are son Simon and partner Lisa, with grandchildren Lachlan, Mackenzie and Akiera in front. Image courtesy Joe Tate 161 battery anzac ...

Tom Rangi

Tom Rangi

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Tom Rangi, Anzac Day 2013. Tom served as CQMS with W2 Company in Vietnam, 1968-1969. In June 1970, he was awarded the BEM for outstanding service in Vietnam. Image courtesy Ada Nally whiskey 2 company ...

ANZAC Day 2017 in Bermuda

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A sunrise service was held in Victoria Park in Hamilton, Bermuda at 06:10 am today (Tuesday 25 April 2017), to commemorate the annual observance of Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Day for the Australian and New Zealand Community on the Island.  In attendance were at least 80 people, ...

Excio Commemorates WWI Soldiers with ANZAC Day Collections

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Excio has launched some special ANZAC Day collections on their visual app to commemorate New Zealand's WWI soldiers. The collections contain archive photographs from Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa by soldier/photographer Herbert Green during his time in France, South Africa, England, ...

Further information

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This web feature was written by Ian McGibbon and produced by the NZHistory team. It was revised by Gareth Phipps in 2014. Links Anzac Day (NZHistory) Classroom ideas – Anzac Day (NZHistory) First World War cemeteries map (NZHistory)  – lists CWGC cemeteries in which New Zealanders killed during ...

Sir Andrew Russell memorial

Sir Andrew Russell memorial

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On Anzac Day 2015, a bronze statue of First World War military leader Sir Andrew Russell was unveiled in Civic Square near the Hastings cenotaph. Andrew Russell left New Zealand in 1914 as commander of the Mounted Rifles Brigade. After being made a Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order ...

Kiwi personalities to judge #MyAnzacDay photo competition

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Neill. New Zealand broadcaster Carol Hirschfeld is delighted to be part of the judging panel and thinks the #MyAnzacDay photo competition is a great way to show a contemporary picture of Anzac Day. "As we mark a century since the first Anzac Day service was first held, it is an opportunity to ...

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Joe Angell (front) and Bill Pitman at the Anzac Day service in Whāngārei

Angell whānau collection. Not to be reused without permission Joe Angell and Bill Pitman at Anzac service Joe Angell and Bill Pitman at Anzac service ...

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Joe Angell (front) and Bill Pitman at the Anzac Day service in Whāngārei

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YouTube clips

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video of the 2017 Anzac Day ceremonies held at the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park featuring the Dawn Service, National Commemoration and the Last Post. Video courtesy of Chameleon Event Management & Neil Price Photography.  This video does not feature any sound. Time lapse video of the Last Post ...

Sumner RSA memorial

Sumner RSA memorial

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Sumner New Zealand Returned and Services' Association memorial. The memorial was dedicated on Anzac Day 1947. The Sumner RSA building was badly damaged in the 22 February 2011 Christchurch earthquake – related video (YouTube). Francis Vallance, 2010 World Wars sumner ...

Help sought for the National War Memorial

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The National War Memorial is about to turn 80 and needs a helping hand to help mark the occasion. A major renovation is currently under way at the memorial as the Wellington landmark prepares for its 80 th anniversary on Anzac Day in April. Scaffolding has been erected to enable workers to carry ...

National War Memorial Park (Pukeahu) Empowering Bill passed

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Legislation to ensure a fitting National War Memorial Park will be developed at the National War Memorial site in Wellington in time for Anzac Day 2015 was passed by the House tonight. The National War Memorial Park (Pukeahu) Empowering Bill allows the creation a unified National War Memorial ...

Volunteers Sought To Lend A Helping Hand In Gallipoli

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Volunteers are sought for an experience of a lifetime, assisting with vital visitor services at Anzac Day commemorations in Gallipoli in 2014. [To apply for the volunteering opportunity go to http://www.conservationvolunteers.co.nz or or call 0800 567 686] Over the past eight years Conservation ...

First Anzac Day

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Anzac day commemoration at Petone, 1916 (Alexander Turnbull Library, APG-0589-1/2-G) Communities across New Zealand and overseas gathered to commemorate the first anniversary of the Gallipoli landings. New Zealand observed a half-day holiday from 1 p.m., with ceremonies held throughout the ...

New Zealanders will see 2015 Chunuk Bair service live

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NZ On Air has awarded Māori Television a contract for the live TV coverage of the historically significant Anzac Day 2015 commemorative service at Chunuk Bair in Turkey. 25 April 2015 will mark the centenary of the start of the Gallipoli campaign, in which 2721 New Zealanders died. Late last year, ...

Phase one of National War Memorial Park completed

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Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson today marked the completion of the first phase of development on the new National War Memorial Park in Wellington, meaning the new public space will be available for use during Monday’s ANZAC Day ceremony. Developed during the past 18 ...

Queenstown memorial oak

Queenstown memorial oak

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The Queenstown memorial oak was planted on Anzac Day 1990 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the battle of Gallipoli. The oak itself is an imported quercus cerris  oak from Turkey. Under the oak is a plaque 'Lest We Forget'     Francis Vallance, 2015. World Wars queenstown ...

Pukerau war memorial gates

Pukerau war memorial gates

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Pukerau School war memorial gates, 2008. Details from the memorial showing the names listed. Pukerau war memorial gates, circa Anzac Day 1946. Images: Bruce Cavanagh, 2008 Bottom image: courtesy Bruce Cavanagh Find out more about the people listed on this memorial from Auckland Museum's ...

Mōhaka and district war memorial

Mōhaka and district war memorial

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First World War memorial for Mōhaka and district. The memorial is in the grounds of the Mōhaka marae. Originally the memorial stood on the edges of the marae, but has since been moved to a more central place in order to commemorate Anzac Day, 2015. Jean Idle, 2014. World Wars mohaka ...

Mike Makoare and Denis Dwane, 1966

Mike Makoare and Denis Dwane, 1966

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Mike Makoare and Denis Dwane, 161 Battery RNZA, at Bien Hoa airbase, Anzac Day 1966. Note the US 173rd Airborne Brigade patch on their sleeves. 161 Battery was attached to this unit when they first arrived in South Vietnam. Image courtesy Denis Dwane 161 battery bien hoa united states air force ...

The Great War Exhibition opens the next in a series of temporary exhibitions

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The Great War Exhibition continues to build on its world class story by opening the next in its series of temporary exhibitions, “Wounded” on Anzac Day 2017. Facade of The Great War Exhibition. Created by Story Inc, a New Zealand company which creates stunning exhibitions for both New Zealand and ...

Daily Last Post to sound until 2018

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The first daily public Last Post ceremony will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park this Anzac Day 25 April and will be conducted every evening until 11 November 2018. Image of the Last Post bugle call is courtesy of the New Zealand Defence Force. The Last Post was used in wartime to ...

Anzac Commemorative Site, Gallipoli

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An Anzac commemorative site was built at Gallipoli in conjunction with the Australian government and with the approval of the Turkish government. The new site was dedicated on Anzac Day 2000 by the Prime Ministers of Australia and New Zealand. Google 360° Image of Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli in Turkey. ...

LBdr Francis Toko

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RNZA Toko Francis Frank 350915 LBdr Monday, 24 April 2017 2017 Served in Vietnam with 161 Bty, 1965-1966. Died at his home in Henderson and his coffin was paraded at the Auckland Anzac Day Dawn Service before being laid to rest at his family urapa in Kaihau. 161 Bty Friday, 22 December 1939 ...

Reginald Judson memorial oak

Reginald Judson memorial oak

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War memorial oak on Stockade Hill, Howick, planted by VC recipient  Reginald Judson on Anzac Day, 1926. It was grown from an acorn brought to New Zealand from the King's estate, Great Windsor Park, London. A plaque on the oak provides more information. John Halpin, 2013 World Wars reginald ...

Wairuru Marae memorial gates

Wairuru Marae memorial gates

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The carved, wooden war memorial gates at Wairuru Marae were unveiled on Anzac Day 2002. The gateposts incorporate representations of First and Second World War Māori soldiers. The dedication reads as follows: WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM / HE TOHU / KI NGA TAMATOA A TUMATAUENGA KA MAU / MAHARA TONU ...

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Ex president and long time supporter of the Rotorua RSA, Ted Hayward and unknown 28 (Maori) Battalion friend at the clubrooms..How  well did our vets cope..?Photo taken ANZAC day early 1970s.

Hayward Family Rotorua.Denis Clough archive

Those eyes tell it all..Ted at Rotorua RSA.. ...

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Ex president and long time supporter of the Rotorua RSA, Ted Hayward and unknown 28 (Maori) Battalion friend at the clubrooms..How  well did our vets cope..?Photo taken ANZAC day early 1970s.

Hayward Family Rotorua.Denis Clough archive

Those eyes tell it all..Ted at Rotorua RSA.. ...

PM to attend Gallipoli Anzac Day commemorations

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Bair and the Australian Service at Lone Pine. Prime Minister Key and Australian Prime Minister Abbott will jointly attend the Anzac Day services on 25 April. “We are delighted the Prince of Wales and Prince Harry, will also be attending Gallipoli services in Turkey on the 24th and 25th of April.” The ...

Armistice Day: the New Zealand story

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the New Zealand story. Image courtesy of New Holland Publishers. Philippa Werry uses the same thorough research that has made her companion title, Anzac Day: The New Zealand Story, such a success (7,000 copie sold since publication)and draws on fascinating collection of illustrations,  photographs and ...

Queenstown Memorial Centre

Queenstown Memorial Centre

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The  Queenstown Memorial Centre is adjacent to  the town's central business district, and was refurbished in 2013. This image shows the wreaths left at the exterior's decorative plaque following Anzac Day commemorations in 2014. Glass plaques hanging in the Centre's foyer ...

Long Tan memorial on Anzac Day 2008

Long Tan memorial on Anzac Day 2008

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Long Tan memorial on Anzac Day 2008. Some 400 people visited the memorial for the service this year. The whole experience was so moving. I layed poppies at the memorial to commemorate the Australians who lost their lives on this very spot with D Company 6RAR, who I was later to serve with. And yes ...

Wellington Anzac street parade

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http://wellington.govt.nz/events/ ww100 or call 0800 001 726. Anzac Day notice published in the Dominion Post on 08 April 2015 ...

Koro Tait 67992

Koro Tait 67992

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This is my Koro on Anzac Day in Fielding.  I can't remember the date but on this particular day both his grandsons, who were in the Army at the time, donned their uniforms, picked him and Uncle Tom Searancke up for the dawn parade and they all spent the day together.  I'd say that my ...

Tuapeka West school, new memorial gates

Tuapeka West school, new memorial gates

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Memorial gates and hall at the new Tuapeka West school. The tablets were removed from the old gates in about 2006 and new ones installed on the  entrance gates to the West Tuapeka school and community hall, in 2007. The new memorial was dedicated on ANZAC Day 2009. Emma Wightman, 2010 Find out ...

Anzac centenary commemorations planned

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Prime Minister John Key has announced a week of Anzac commemoration events in Wellington marking the centenary of the First World War Gallipoli landings. “In the last decade, the number of New Zealanders attending Anzac Day services has risen significantly and this year holds a special ...

Napier Soldiers' Club

Napier Soldiers' Club

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The foundation stone of the Napier Soldiers’ Club on Marine Parade was laid on Anzac Day 1916. The Soldiers’ Club had been established in October 1915 with rooms at the Napier Borough Council chambers. Fundraising to build more substantial premises began early in 1916. The architect Louis Hay drew ...

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to us boys about his time in the war but was very quiet for most of the time he missed his mates alot that fought along side him and died there i hope my dad is at peace now Its that time again to remember you Dad there is not an ANZAC Day that goes by that your memory still lives with us all. all ...

Pastures Green- Poem

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on a rifle butt, the tools of war unspoken. Anzac Days, colours blaze, their battle honours borne on. Old men march and a bugle plays, in memory of the fallen. © Mike Subritzky, 1965 anzac ...

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These were given to me after koro died as the only 1 of 3 brothers still serving in the army at the time. I am still in uniformed service and wear them every ANZAC Day to comemorate my koro and shed a tear or two in his memory.

The image is from  my own collection. Campaign and Service ...

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These were given to me after koro died as the only 1 of 3 brothers still serving in the army at the time. I am still in uniformed service and wear them every ANZAC Day to comemorate my koro and shed a tear or two in his memory.

The image is from  my own collection. Campaign and Service ...

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This is my Koro on Anzac Day in Fielding.  I can't remember the date but on this particular day both his grandsons, who were in the Army at the time, donned their uniforms, picked him and Uncle Tom Searancke up for the dawn parade and they all spent the day together.  I'd say that my Koro was ...

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This is my Koro on Anzac Day in Fielding.  I can't remember the date but on this particular day both his grandsons, who were in the Army at the time, donned their uniforms, picked him and Uncle Tom Searancke up for the dawn parade and they all spent the day together.  I'd say that my Koro was ...

Petone Anzac Day ceremony and roll of honour board

Petone Anzac Day ceremony and roll of honour board

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On 25 April 2016 a ceremony was held at Petone railway station to mark the centenary of one of the first Anzac Day events in 1916, when workers from the adjacent railway workshops unveiled a commemorative flagpole to symbolise the ‘the unity of Australian and New Zealand railwaymen in peace and ...

Pacific War Veterans to attend Noumea Commemoration

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Eighty-four New Zealand veterans who served in the Pacific will attend commemorations in Noumea to mark the 70 th anniversary of New Zealand’s involvement in the War in the Pacific. An Anzac Day 2012 service in New Caledonia. The veterans, aged between 86 and 96 will travel to Noumea, New ...

National War Memorial Park (Pukeahu) Empowering Bill Passes First Reading

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Legislation to ensure that a fitting National War Memorial Park will be developed in Wellington in time for Anzac Day 2015 passed its first reading in the House last night. The National War Memorial Park (Pukeahu) Empowering Bill was referred to the Transport and Industrial Relations Select ...

Spectacular parade to mark eve of Anzac Day

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A spectacular parade commemorating the centenary of the Gallipoli landings will weave its way through Wellington on Friday 24 April – the day before Anzac Day. One of the highlights of the week-long programme of Anzac anniversary events announced by the Government today, the parade will include ...

Anzac reflections, 2010

Anzac reflections, 2010

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Martin Knight-Willis (right foreground) with former NCOs of the Rhodesian SAS during the Anzac Day parade at Hobsonville in Auckland, 2010. Every year ex-Rhodesian servicemen and women who live in New Zealand are invited to attend this ceremony. They gather to commemorate and remember their fallen ...

Kaka Point war memorial

Kaka Point war memorial

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tradition on Anzac day. Images: Francis Vallance, 2010 Find out more about the people listed on this memorial from Auckland Museum's Cenotaph database World Wars kaka point ...

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park hosts Anzac Day commemorations

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This year both the Dawn Service and National Commemorative Service for Anzac Day will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington, Brodie Stubbs Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage said. “First marked in 1916 Anzac Day has become the day New Zealanders acknowledge the ...

Viewers to enjoy a rich tapestry of factual programmes

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Five one-off documentaries and extensive Anzac day coverage in 2015 have been supported by NZ On Air, bringing more true New Zealand stories to our screens. Latest funding decisions include support for two live broadcasts by TVNZ on Anzac day next year, marking the centenary of the Anzac troops ...

Gallipoli 2015 tour offers

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Over the last two weeks a travel company has been promoting tours to Gallipoli and the Anzac Day commemorations in 2015. They were guaranteeing places at the 2015 Gallipoli Anzac Day commemorations regardless of whether their clients had entered the official Gallipoli 2015 ballot. The company has ...

Memorial unveiling strengthens New Zealand-Turkish ties

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be installed early next year in time for Anzac Day 2018, followed by a Canadian memorial.” “Each is a testament to our international relationships, and the shared values, the freedoms and the quality of life our countries have fought for and continue to support today.” The Australian Memorial was the ...

Anzac Day 2014 service in Bermuda

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honour this special occasion. The annual Dawn Service to commemorate ANZAC Day on 25 April 2014 took place here in Bermuda at 6.20 am.   The above images of the Cenotaph in the City of Hamilton, Bermuda are courtesy of Jane Chapman.   In this morning’s commemoration a message from the Prime Minister of ...

Railways war memorials

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Anzac Day at Petone, 1916 Railway workers honoured the service and sacrifice of their colleagues in numerous ways, both during and after the war. Mostly these efforts mirrored commemorations in the wider public service, which acknowledged the fallen through messages of sympathy and motions of ...

Mangamuka Marae memorials

Mangamuka Marae memorials

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The carved meeting house (whare nui), Ngāpuhi, at Mangamukua Marae was built between 1943 and 1948 and opened on Anzac Day 1948. It was dedicated to the memory of all New Zealand servicemen, both Māori and Pakeha, of both world wars. A brass plaque set into the base of the nearby flagstaff bears ...

Saints come marching in for AFL Anzac Day 2013

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In an historic occasion for the Australian Football League, the first ever premiership match between AFL clubs will be staged outside Australia in Wellington, on ANZAC Day 2013. Representatives from Wellington City Council, St Kilda Football Club and the AFL have today signed a partnership ...

Tahuna war memorial

Tahuna war memorial

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and he has raised and lowered the flag at Anzac Day ceremonies in Tahuna for as long as anyone can remember. He appears in the last photo.  Martin Foster, 2011 Find out more about the people listed on this memorial on the Auckland Museum's Cenotaph website World Wars tahuna ...

Maketu memorial boulder

Maketu memorial boulder

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The Maketu war memorial is a three-metre high boulder set in concrete on the Maketu Reserve beside the Kaituna River estuary. It was first blessed in the early morning of Anzac Day 2015. The dedicatory Anzac plaque was provided by the Te Puke RSA Charitable Trust, and reads: "ANZAC/ They ...

Deadline approaching for Gallipoli 2015 passes

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Successful applicants from the New Zealand ballot for Gallipoli 2015 have three weeks left to accept their place at next year’s centenary Anzac Day commemorations, says Veterans’ Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse. “The last day to confirm attendance on the Gallipoli Peninsula is Saturday 25 ...

Ōhinemutu war memorial

Ōhinemutu war memorial

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but several plaques or tablets honour First World War servicemen and/or men who were killed overseas. On Anzac Day 1953 a plain concrete war memorial obelisk was unveiled at the cemetery. This had been erected by the Te Arawa Māori Returned Services League in memory of Māori servicemen killed in both ...

Quizzes on NZHistory

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Women's suffrage (10) Olympics (20) New Zealand Book Month (20) Maori Language Week- Te Wiki o te Reo Maori (10, bi-lingual) Anzac Day (10- win a certificate!) This week in history (10) Our This week in history quiz changes every Monday. The questions relate to events from our New Zealand history Calendar ...

Unveiling of East Town railway workshops roll of honour

Unveiling of East Town railway workshops roll of honour

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On Anzac Day 1918, staff at Whanganui’s East Town railway workshops unveiled a roll of honour board listing colleagues who had served in the First World War. They decorated the yard with flags, placed the roll of honour board on a dais in a central spot and covered it with the Union Jack. ...

National War Memorial

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Click on the above menu to learn more about Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. View of the National War Memorial with the Australian Memorial at the front on Anzac Day 2015. Credit: Photograph by Paul Fisher Photography The National War Memorial commemorates all New Zealanders who died in the ...

Choosing a date to commemorate the New Zealand Wars

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significance as the focus for a national day of commemoration risks ignoring other events and dates of local/iwi significance connected with these conflicts. It will be interesting to see how the wider public receives this inaugural event. Will it be viewed as an attempt to muscle in on Anzac Day? As evidenced ...

Early commemorative efforts

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Rarotonga. In 1927 possibly the first Anzac Day service was held there, with returned servicemen placing wreaths at the monument and also on soldiers’ graves. Armistice Day continued to be marked in the normal way and it is not certain when 25 April became the more important of the two dates for the Cook ...

Anzac commemorative site panorama, Gallipoli

Anzac commemorative site panorama, Gallipoli

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government. New Zealand prime minister Helen Clark, her Australian counterpart John Howard and the Turkish Minister of Forestry dedicated it on Anzac Day 2000. They unveiled a plaque stating: Australian & New Zealand soldiers came ashore here in the early hours of 25 April 1915. Despite their bravery, ...

Gallipoli 2015 ballot allocation announced

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Veterans’ Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse says the vast bulk of New Zealand’s 2000 passes for Anzac Day 2015 at Gallipoli will be available for all New Zealanders. “The Gallipoli campaign played a significant part in the evolution of our nationhood, and Anzac Day holds a special place in New ...

Flag burning

Flag burning

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Zealand flags during an anti-war protest outside a state luncheon for Australian Prime Minister John Howard at Parliament Buildings. Flag burning on Anzac Day During the dawn service in Wellington on Anzac Day 2007, activist Valerie Morse allegedly burnt a New Zealand flag. Her conviction for offensive ...

Lest we forget

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Offenders in the community and prison are being encouraged to take the time to remember those who have fought for our freedom, with a number of activities being planned in commemoration of Anzac Day. “It is humbling to see offenders honouring the sacrifice and courage of those who have lost their ...

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park wins prestigious landscape award

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Belgium will follow.  A French memorial will be installed in time for Anzac Day 2018, followed by a Canadian memorial.” The Anzac Day dawn service at 6.00am and the 11:00am national service will again be held at Pukeahu later this month. “Pukeahu National War Memorial Park and the refurbished National War ...

70 years since Greek ship sinks with Kiwi soliders

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New Zealand. This ANZAC Day it has been 70 years since the sinking of the Hellas, a Greek rescue ship whose role in World War II came to a dramatic end, taking with it the lives of several New Zealand soldiers, including those from the 28 Māori Battalion. Most of the Māori Battalion was evacuated from ...

War Memorial Park for 100th anniversary of Gallipoli

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National War Memorial Park in central Wellington will be the Government’s key project to commemorate the Centenary of the First World War and the centrepiece of Anzac Day commemorations in 2015. Prime Minister John Key announced the project at the National War Memorial today, along with Transport ...

Te Kauwhata War Memorial Domain

Te Kauwhata War Memorial Domain

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Recreational Reserve. Not until Anzac Day 1989 was a memorial stone dedicated on what once more became known as the Te Kauwhata War Memorial Domain. The Te Kauwhata Lions Club currently has plans to erect a more substantial ‘all wars’ memorial in the railway reserve at the western entrance to the town. See: ...

Pukeahu Redevelopment

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people who attended the Dawn Service on Anzac Day 2015. Credit: Photograph by Paul Fisher Photography The events throughout Anzac Week culminated in the Dawn Ceremony at Pukeahu on Anzac Day. Attendance well exceeded expectations with an estimated 50,000 present in the Park and surrounding streets. This ...

Huge week of First World War commemorative events for Wellington

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a mammoth undertaking and required extraordinary commitment to get it finished in time for Anzac Day this year,” says Ms Barry. “I am delighted to announce that construction is ahead of schedule and we will be able to start opening up areas of the park to the public from March 25. “I would like to thank ...

Fields of Remembrance – the Last Post

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– also located in Auckland, Christchurch and Dunedin – around Anzac Day every year since 2015. Councillor Andy Foster says this project has been a really significant event through all the WW100 commemorations. “We’ve been commemorating the centenary of the First World War for the past four years, ...

Seeking host broadcaster for Chunuk Bair 2015

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NZ On Air invites expressions of interest from NZ producers/broadcasters to provide live coverage of the New Zealand Service at Chunuk Bair on 25 April 2015, the centenary of the start of the Gallipoli campaign. Anzac Day 2015 in Gallipoli is a significant anniversary and an important event for ...

Gallipoli Cemented Our National Identity

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Gallipoli and, on the Western Front, Dominion forces were the spearhead divisions in the thick of the fighting. While Gallipoli was one of New Zealand’s greatest tragedies, it was a “victory over death and suffering and for the human spirit,” Professor Harper says. “We commemorate Gallipoli on Anzac Day ...

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Our Dad's Headstone. Heartfelt thanks to our cousin Richard Wiremu Karuwai Milner (Our aunty Hora Green's son) who had the wreath placed here and the photo taken and send to me in July 2005. Here is what he had to say:

On ANZAC Day this year Aussies and Kiwis from the Sinai Force went ...

News

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Pukeahu on Sunday (14 September 2018) Annual Vietnam War Commemoration this Saturday (17 August 2018) Pukeahu Hosts 68th Korean War Commemoration (21 June 2018) French Memorial unveiling at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park (04 May 2018) Lest We Forget- Commemorating Anzac Day 2018 (24 April 2018) ...

Pukekohe School First World War memorial

Pukekohe School First World War memorial

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the 26 stones were restored and reset in a wall outside the Pukekohe Central Primary School, along with a memorial stone to former Prime Minister W.F. Massey. The memorial was rededicated on 24 April 2006. (‘Anzac Day: An Impressive Ceremony’, Franklin Times, 27 April 1925, p. 4; ‘A Fitting Tribute to ...

Kaitaia school roll of honour

Kaitaia school roll of honour

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Anzac Day 1920 by Councillor H. B. Matthews following a parade at the Agricultural Ground (now A&P Grounds). The roll hung at the school beside a large picture of the late Head Teacher, Lieutenant J. J. Bishop, who was killed at Passchendaele. Another Northland Age article from October 1919 reported ...

Gisborne freezing workers memorial

Gisborne freezing workers memorial

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company, on the afternoon of Anzac Day 1923. Sources: ‘ War Memorials ’, Poverty Bay Herald, 15/6/1920, p. 5; ‘ Memorials Unveiled ’, Hawera & Normanby Star, 26/4/1923, p. 8; ‘ Opportunity for a slice of Gisborne’s history ’ (Gisborne District Council). Information and images: Bruce Ringer, Auckland ...

East Town railway workshops roll of honour board

East Town railway workshops roll of honour board

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On Anzac Day 1918, workers at the East Town railway workshops in Whanganui unveiled a roll of honour board listing staff members on war service. It listed the names of 37 men, six of whom had been killed. When in 1920 the Railways Department proposed erecting 15 boards around the country as part ...

Legislation administered by the Ministry- Te Ture i whakahaeretia e te Manatū

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Legislation administered by the Ministry = Te Ture i whakahaeretia e te Manatū   Anzac Day Act 1966 Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa Act 1994 Broadcasting Act 1989 (Parts 1–4 and section 81) Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981 (except for section 20) Historic Places Act 1993 ...

Part Two- Legislation and Expenditure

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Part Two – Legislation and Expenditure Section Four – Legislation Administered by the Ministry Anzac Day Act 1966 Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa Act 1994 Broadcasting Act 1989 (Parts 1-4 and section 81) Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981 (except for section 20) Historic Places ...

Section Three- Legislation Administered by the Ministry

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Section Three – Legislation Administered by the Ministry Anzac Day Act 1966 Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa Act 1994 Broadcasting Act 1989 (Parts 1-4 and section 81) Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981 (except for section 20) Historic Places Act 1993 Massey Burial-Ground Act ...

1921- key events

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flight of the Canterbury Aviation Company’s new airmail service took off from Christchurch for Ashburton and Timaru. On 9 May Bolt himself launched an Auckland–Whāngārei service. But neither venture proved profitable, and they were soon discontinued. Anzac Day becomes a sacred holiday Anzac Day (25 ...

National War Memorial Park a fitting tribute

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Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson have today announced details of a National War Memorial Park to be developed in time for Anzac Day 2015. The National War Memorial Park was announced by the Prime Minister  this morning outside the ...

Monumental: New Zealand’s First World War Memorials

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On Anzac Day, New Zealand’s First World War memorials will be at the centre of commemorative events around the country. They are also the focus of the latest campaign from WW100, Monumental. “New Zealanders went to monumental lengths to remember those who served and died in the First World War,” ...

Wendon Church memorials

Wendon Church memorials

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Second World War, a wooden memorial tablet to Private Joseph Robert Baird (d. 1941) was also unveiled within the church. Regular Sunday services in the church ceased about 2000. However, although the church no longer functioned as a place of worship, every Anzac Day a wreath was placed beside the ...

First World War centenary plans announced

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government on the centenary commemorations. “The growing attendance at Anzac Day ceremonies here, and the steady increase in the number of visitors to the battlefields in Europe demonstrate there is a strong interest from New Zealanders, especially young people, in the involvement of their families in the ...

National War Memorial Park construction begins

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Government’s key project to acknowledge the Centenary of the First World War, and is intended to be completed in time for the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing on Anzac day 2015. “The archaeological investigations and preliminary enabling works have already started for this project so it is important ...

Aircrew Remembered's contribution to Anzac Day

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For Anzac Day we have donated our front page to the RSA's Anzac Appeal, and we hope this generates support for the RSA. http://aircrewremembered.com We have helped a number of New Zealand relatives research the history of a loved one, and we’re always ready to help more. Please let your friends ...

Gallipoli 2015 ballot to open 15 November

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The ballot for Anzac Day 2015 passes at Gallipoli will open on 15 November 2013 and close on 31 January 2014, says Veterans’ Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse. “The Gallipoli campaign is an important part of New Zealand’s history, and demand for the Anzac centenary commemorations in Turkey is ...

Patrick Nolan

Patrick Nolan

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officer, be physically fit, married, and be prepared to live within the Tower. “Well Sir, I have all of that.” The rest is history. Patrick completed a full career as a Beefeater, and now lives in Fielding with his wife Dawn. He is the Fielding RSA president, and commands the ANZAC Day parade. Dawn Nolan ...

Limehills memorial

Limehills memorial

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two men who were killed. The memorial was unveiled on 20 December  1916 which must make it one of the earliest such monuments in Southland/New Zealand. It can now be seen from SH6 8km north of Winton.  Update: On Anzac day 2015, Limehills school designed and encouraged the addition of iron gates ...

National War Memorial

National War Memorial

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The National War Memorial with the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior in the foreground. The Memorial is actually two buildings from two different eras. The art-deco Carillon tower opened on Anzac Day 1932, and the Hall of Memories was completed in 1964. It was the same architects, Gummer & Ford and ...

Coromandel World War 1 Memorial Forest

Coromandel World War 1 Memorial Forest

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In 2015 the Thames-Coromandel District Council embarked on a tree-planting project to commemorate New Zealand soldiers who had been killed in the First World War. The first trees were planted on Anzac Day 2015. The project was officially launched by the Minister of Conservation, Maggie Barry, at ...

Pine Bush war memorial

Pine Bush war memorial

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lives in the South African War (1), First World War (7) and Second World War (4). The church was closed on 9 July 2000 and converted into a residence. The memorial tablet was placed in storage for several years. On Anzac Day 2015 it was rededicated, this time mounted on a boulder adjacent to the old ...

Julia Gillard visits the National War Memorial

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and Anzac Day go to NZHistory's website. Following Julia Gillard’s visit to the National War memorial General Ryoichi Oriki, Chief of Staff, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force visited. He was welcomed with a powhiri followed by an inspection of the Honour Guard outside Massey University.  He too ...

Atatürk Memorial

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on Anzac Day, and during August by the Wellington Company of the Wellington and Hawke's Bay Battalion Group to commemorate the Battle for Chunuk Bair. Image of crowds at the Atatürk Memorial on Anzac Day 2017. The Memorial is maintained by the Ministry while the Kemal Atatürk Reserve (where the ...

National War Memorial

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perpetuate the memory of the men and women who gave their lives for the benefit of those of us who remain to share in the blessings to be enjoyed from what we hope may prove to be a lasting peace.’ Openings The National War Memorial Carillon was opened by Governor-General Lord Bledisloe on Anzac Day, 25 ...

Anzac Sight Sound website marks Versailles centenary

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recordings ranging from the pre-war arms race to the ongoing post-war commemorations of Anzac Day. Footage of Anzac Day parades in 1919, 1921 and 1929 are among the latest film uploads.   Many of the pieces of film showcased on the website were themselves repatriated to New Zealand and Australia from ...

Students to honour fallen heroes

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Registrations are now open for the ANZ RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition, with year 12 and 13 students competing for the chance to travel to Gallipoli for ANZAC Day 2014. The annual competition is a partnership between ANZ and the RSA to promote among young people a deeper understanding and ...

National Commemorative Service- Anzac Day 2013

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On Thursday 25 April 2013, the Anzac Day National Commemorative Service marking the 98th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing took place at the National War Memorial. At dawn on the 25th of April 98 years ago, soldiers from the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps came ashore in Gallipoli.  These ...

Prince William meets 'buzzy bee'

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extra holiday for New Zealand schools. Over the next 12 days, the royal couple moved up and down the country, attending ballet performances, state banquets and Anzac Day ceremonies, visiting marae, crewing waka, and planting numerous trees. ...

19th Battalion war memorial at Cashmere

19th Battalion war memorial at Cashmere

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Anzac day there is a service there. Images and information: Colin Steele, 2010 World Wars WW2 cashmere hills ...

Whāngārei Second World War memorial

Whāngārei Second World War memorial

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dedicated on Anzac Day 1957. The memorial commemorates the sacrifice of the lives of 170 citizens of the Whāngārei District, and also honours all who served. While taking the traditional form of an obelisk, it is distinctive for the stainless steel sheathing and the four red Christian crosses, one on each ...

Ministry for Primary Industries roll of honour board

Ministry for Primary Industries roll of honour board

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Christchurch and Dunedin, now form a lasting memorial to the 32 staff from MPI’s predecessor agencies who died while serving in the First and Second World Wars. In the lead-up to Anzac Day 2016, staff again honoured those who had served by laying wreaths beside the roll of honour boards. Pictured beside the ...

Knox College war memorials

Knox College war memorials

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lost their lives during the First World War on Anzac Day 1923. Their names and those of 161 other students are listed on a brass tablet entitled ‘Roll of Knox College Students Called to the Colours 1914-1918’. A further 21 former Knox College students lost their lives during the Second World War. On 17 ...

Oropi Memorial Hall

Oropi Memorial Hall

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and relocated to the foyer of the new building. An Anzac Day service was first held there in April 2017. Sources: ‘War Memorial Hall Opened’, NZ Herald, 28/4/1953; Oropi School and District 75th Jubilee, Tauranga, 1975, p. 50; Oropi School Centenary, 1999, p. 39; The history of Oropi hall (Oropi ...

Cambridge RSA roll of honour

Cambridge RSA roll of honour

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14/10/1942, p. 3; ‘For the Empire: Roll of Honour Unveiled at New Club’, Waikato Independent, 9/11/1942, p. 1). A permanent memorial tablet was unveiled on Anzac Day 1947. This had been constructed using both heart rimu and wood from an old oak tree which had been cut down to make way for the clubrooms. By ...

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Delamere Dansey and George Robert Dansey were at various times part of the contingent. Some where at Galipolli and Egypt but all were on the Western Front. They all returned to NZ following their Army service. Roger was the subject of the Maori TV program Shovels and Guns, screened on ANZAC Day 2015 ...

Appendix 2: Legislation administered by Manatū Taonga

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Appendix 2: Legislation administered by Manatū Taonga Manatū Taonga administers the following Acts of Parliament and Regulations: Acts Anzac Day Act 1966 Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa Act 1994 Broadcasting Act 1989 (Parts 1–4 and section 81) Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981 ...

Appendix 3: Legislation administered by the Ministry

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Manatū Taonga administers the following Acts of Parliament and Regulations: Acts Anzac Day Act 1966 Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa Act 2014 Broadcasting Act 1989 (Parts 1–4 and section 81) Cultural Property (Protection in Armed Conflict) Act 2012 Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act ...

Diverse NZ stories reflecting diverse NZ culture

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Park in Wellington on Anzac day 2016. Funding details Attitude 2016, 34 x ½ hr, Attitude Pictures for TV One, $1,787,300 Tagata Pasifika 2016, 47 x ½ hr plus 3 x 1hr, Sunpix for TV One, $1,696,165 Neighbourhood 2016, 35 x ½ hr, Satellite Media Group for TV One, $1,434,373 Rural Delivery 2016, 40 ...

Lowering flags and motions of sympathy

Lowering flags and motions of sympathy

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workshops lost their lives during the war: Leonard Ahern Edward Ander Edmund Bannerman George Beck Robert Lockett John O’Keeffe Alexander Schaw Edwin Turner Six of these men were listed on the East Town roll of honour board when it was unveiled on Anzac Day 1918. Bannerman, who died in 1915, and Turner, who ...

Maungaturoto rolls of honour

Maungaturoto rolls of honour

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cemetery on Anzac Day 1920). After the Second World War another similarly constructed roll of honour was installed in the hall. This listed the names of 79 men and two women (Sister I.C. Healey and Sister C.I. Petrie) who had served, eight of whom had given their lives. The rolls of honour were retained in ...

An overview

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Landmarks that tell our stories on the West Coast, to supporting Suffrage 125 and Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, to hosting events like Anzac Day and Armistice Day as part of WW100 at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. In amongst all our other work to protect and promote New Zealand's culture and heritage, ...

Anzac Day 2016- Dawn Service at Fort Hamilton, Bermuda

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A crowd of around 60 or so residents of Bermuda braved a windy and chilly early morning as they gathered from 6.00 am for an annual commemorative sunrise service for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Day at Fort Hamilton this morning, Monday 25 April 2016. There was a blend of local ...

Te Papa extends Gallipoli exhibition to Anzac Day 2022

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Te Papa announced today that its ground-breaking exhibition Gallipoli: The scale of our war will remain at the museum for at least three more years, and will not close before Anzac Day, 25 April, 2022. Originally scheduled to close in 2019, the free exhibition is still proving a huge drawcard for ...

New Zealand’s war effort showcased in Country Lads

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A film of poignant significance to ANZAC Day, made in 1941 by the National Film Unit, has been remastered and released online by Archives New Zealand.   Country Lads, the first film made by the National Film Unit has been restored and digitised to feature film quality by Archives New Zealand and ...

Student heads to Gallipoli after winning speech contest

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Jonathan Brumley of New Plymouth and Wanganui Collegiate School has won the national final of The National Bank RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition and will travel to Gallipoli with the New Zealand Defence contingent for Anzac Day. Veteran’s Affairs Minister, the Honourable Nathan Guy ...

Great War Exhibition announces principal partner

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Wellington’s former Dominion Museum, is open from 12.30pm on Saturday and has extended opening hours from 9am to 11pm daily until May 3, with the exception of Anzac Day when it opens at 12.30pm. On Anzac Day the ANZ New Zealand Room will open. This special part of the Great War Exhibition tells the story of ...

Ballot numbers for Gallipoli 2015 confirmed

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Visitor numbers for the Centenary Anzac Day Commemorative Services at Gallipoli on 25 April 2015 will be set at 10,500 people, Veterans’ Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse has confirmed. “The Turkish Government recently reviewed the Anzac Commemorative Site and has formally advised that the ...

Taradale war memorial sundial

Taradale war memorial sundial

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in 1952; however, a brass plaque screwed into the sundial in the middle of the garden reads: THIS MEMORIAL WAS UNVEILED BY / CAPTAIN H. KIRKWOOD O.B.E, D.S.C., BAR R.N. / AND DEDICATED BY / ARCHDEACON S.F.N. WAYMOUTH / ANZAC DAY 25 TH APRIL 1958. The sundial is inscribed on one side with the ...

Atatürk memorial in Wellington

Atatürk memorial in Wellington

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Wreathlaying services are held at the memorial on Anzac Day (25 April), and during August by the Wellington Company of the Wellington and Hawke's Bay Battalion Group to commemorate the Battle for Chunuk Bair. Read more about the memorial here (Ministry for Culture and Heritage) See a video flyover of the ...

Reynolds Memorial Hall, Tolaga Bay

Reynolds Memorial Hall, Tolaga Bay

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a grand concert on New Year’s Day 1915. It was named the Reynolds Memorial Hall (usually shortened in everyday use to ‘Reynolds Hall’) The hall was registered as a Category II historic place in 1984. It was substantially upgraded by local initiative in 2015 and formally reopened on Anzac Day 2015. The ...

Tutukaka Coast Memorial

Tutukaka Coast Memorial

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A flagpole was erected at the the Ngunguru Sports Complex in the late 1990s as the focus for local Anzac Day ceremonies. In 2004 the site was upgraded by the addition of a concrete apron around the flagpole and a concrete plinth inset with a plaque listing all the conflicts New Zealand had been ...

Kawhia First World War memorial lychgate

Kawhia First World War memorial lychgate

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NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE was inscribed on the crossbeam. For many years, the lychgate was the focus of Kawhia’s Anzac Day services. However, after the dedication of a war memorial cenotaph nearer the centre of town in 1960, the lychgate gradually fell into a state of disrepair. It was restored in 2013 ...

Homewood War Memorial Hall

Homewood War Memorial Hall

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the hall came from church services, RSA and Anzac Day services, weddings, christenings, farewells and fundraising functions. The Maritime Parks Board and Marlborough District Council held public meetings there and the hall frequently hosted the correspondence school children of the Sounds who enjoyed ...

Insight into Gallipoli battlefield from new research

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environment in which Anzac and Turkish soldiers endured the Gallipoli conflict. “As we approach Anzac Day it’s timely a book like this, which details quite a remarkable piece of research, is available for people to expand their knowledge on such a significant event in our military history,” Ms Barry says. ...

Navy’s White Ensign to fly on Auckland Harbour Bridge

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on ANZAC Day · the Merchant Navy flag on Merchant Navy Day. ...

Facelift for National War Memorial

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anniversary on Anzac Day this year while work was under way to improve access in the carillon tower, carry out earthquake strengthening and assess the condition of the building. The assessment identified the need for additional work which could be carried out while the scaffolding remained in place. The extra ...

National War Memorial’s Hall of Memories closed for earthquake strengthening work

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on the centenary of Anzac Day 2015,” said the Ministry’s Chief Executive Lewis Holden. Because the National War Memorial’s Carillon and foyer area of the Hall of Memories has recently been strengthened to 67 percent of the building code, people will have restricted access to those areas and Ministry ...

National War Memorial Park on target

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and through the park itself. “Although the design errors inherited by this government meant the start of construction was delayed, we are now well on track for the opening date of ANZAC Day 2015.” Necessary contracts have now been signed between the Ministry of Culture and Heritage, which is ...

NZHistory website launched

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Pearse, featured a virtual 3D version of his plane. Another state-of-the-art feature was a moving river on the home page, which you can see in action here. In all the years this was up no one ever asked us why (luckily). Other early topics included Anzac Day, the Tangiwai disaster, assisted immigration, ...

Tarata Community Church memorials

Tarata Community Church memorials

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The first service at the Tarata Community Church was held on the 7th of May 1904. Thirty six men from the region served in World War One, six of whom died.  After the war, the Paterson family installed a stained glass window in the church in remembrance of David Paterson. On Anzac day 2015 ...

Purua District Rolls of Honour

Purua District Rolls of Honour

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The Purua District First World War roll of honour, a framed and hand-lettered scroll listing 34 names, was unveiled in the Purua hall on Anzac Day 1921. It was later joined by a hand-painted Second World War roll of honour with the names of 27 men and one woman. Both these rolls were recently ...

St John's Peace Memorial Church

St John's Peace Memorial Church

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had died of influenza on 12 November 1918, and as a thanksgiving for peace. The rough-cast concrete church, designed by the New Plymouth architects Percival and Messenger, was consecrated on Anzac Day 1921. A brass plaque inside the church honours Gertrude’s memory: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND / IN ...

Appendix 3: Legislation administered by the Ministry

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Manatū Taonga administers the following Acts of Parliament and Legislative Instruments: Acts Anzac Day Act 1966 Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa Act 2014 Broadcasting Act 1989 (Parts 1–4 and section 81) Cultural Property (Protection in Armed Conflict) Act 2012 Flags, Emblems, and Names ...

National War Memorial Park development on track

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Realisation of a commemorative park alongside the National War Memorial in Wellington is a step closer with the opening of a new road diversion tomorrow to free up Buckle Street for the construction of a new underpass. The National War Memorial Park will be developed in time for Anzac Day 2015. ...

Present day commemorations

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Video: Anzac Day service in Rarotonga, 2009 In the new millennium there has been increasing interest in the story of Pacific Island involvement in the First World War. In the Cook Islands there have been efforts to rebuild memorials and honour boards. In Aitutaki and Mauke new memorials have been ...

Commemorate history when Pukeahu Park and the Great War Exhibition open this Saturday

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over by Christmas. On Anzac Day the New Zealand Room opens which focuses on the Anzacs’ struggles at Gallipoli and features a diorama of Chunuk Bair as it was in 1915. This display includes about 5000 miniature soldiers, each individually hand painted by New Zealand war gamers. The Great War Exhibition ...

Living memorials projects

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University of Canterbury Planted on Anzac Day 2016 by UoC Chancellor Dr John Wood to mark 100 years of Anzac Day services 1 Coromandel Cathedral Cove, Hahei Planted alongside the memorial forest of native trees at Cathedral Cove 1 East Coast Te Araroa RSA   1 East Coast Ruatōria RSA   2 Hawke’s Bay ...

Chief Executive’s report- Tā te Tumuaki rīpoata

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increased by 2.6 percent per annum compared with 1.6 percent per annum in the total economy. Pukeahu National War Memorial Park opened in April 2015, and 50,000 people attended the first national dawn service at the Park on Anzac Day. April also saw the opening of the Great War Exhibition, which welcomed ...

Weymouth Hall memorial

Weymouth Hall memorial

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memory of those who served World War I 1914-18 & World War II 1939-45 We honour you There is no record of an unveiling ceremony taking place, but on 25 April 1958 an official Anzac Day Service was held in the hall for the first time. After the service wreaths were laid in front of the war memorial ...

Petone railway workers parade, 1914

Petone railway workers parade, 1914

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Anzac Day ceremony at Petone, depicts a soldier and carries the words ‘The absent minded beggar’, referring to an 1899 poem by Rudyard Kipling. Set to music by Sir Arthur Sullivan, this became famous throughout the British Empire during the South African War (1899-1902) as a patriotic fundraising song. ...

Additional information

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International · Royal New Zealand Ballet · Sport and Recreation New Zealand (SPARC) · Te Matatini Society Incorporated · Television New Zealand Ltd   Legislation The following legislation is administered by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage: · Anzac Day Act 1966 · Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa ...

National War Memorial’s Hall of Memories closes

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sure the many visitors to the memorial are safe”. The National War Memorial Park, which is currently under development will be open by Anzac Day 2015, when it is expected the National War Memorial will have completed its earthquake strengthening.  ...

Flags

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The New Zealand Flag The New Zealand Flag can be flown any day of the year, especially on days of national commemoration, such as Anzac Day, and other important occasions. More details about half-masting the New Zealand Flag are here. The New Zealand Flag represents the people of New Zealand and ...

Rotorua Citizens War Memorial

Rotorua Citizens War Memorial

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Rotorua’s citizens decided to develop a park on Lake Rotorua as their Second World War memorial. Fundraising began in 1951. In 1955 contracts were let for both the reclamation of the lakefront and the construction of memorial gates. At the opening ceremony on Anzac Day 1958, the Hon. R. Boord, ...

Mahia Soldiers’ Memorial, Kaiuku Marae

Mahia Soldiers’ Memorial, Kaiuku Marae

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presumably before 1958, when an Anzac Day dawn service was first held at the marae. Alexander Ormond is also commemorated in the Ormond Chapel, Napier. Sources: ‘Soldiers’ Memorial: Unveiling at Mahia’, Wairoa Evening Star, 23/1/1922, reproduced in Ormond Reunion: Mahia, 1993, Wairoa, 1993, see esp. pp. ...

Post and Telegraph local roll of honour boards

Post and Telegraph local roll of honour boards

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Hamilton board (pictured), unveiled on Anzac Day 1917, was made of rimu by W.E. Burrow, a local cabinetmaker. It featured the motto ‘Deus et Libertatus’ (God and Liberty) at the top and coloured flags of various Allies with the Union Jack at the centre. Names continued to be added to the board. Some boards ...

Australian Memorial design for National War Memorial Park welcomed

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heritage,” he said. “It is especially fitting since the park is intended to be opened in time for the anniversary of the Gallipoli landings in April 2015, on ANZAC Day.” The Australian Memorial is a reciprocal gesture to the New Zealand Memorial built on ANZAC Parade in Canberra. It will be funded by the ...

Missing World War One NZ Rifle Brigade flags sought

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With Anzac Day fast approaching researchers are hoping to locate two missing flags presented to the New Zealand Rifle Brigade in England in 1919 and are looking for help from the public. “The flags were presented at the end of the First World War when the brigade left Brocton Camp at Cannock ...

Herekino war memorial

Herekino war memorial

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side of the memorial. This memorial was erected fairly recently and unveiled on Anzac Day – I beleive 2006, but it may have been 2005. Prior to that the 3 tablets were set onto the front of the War Memorial Hall, but were deteriorating through age and the effect of the weather. Farther back I believe ...

50 year Anzac Day anniversary for NZ medics in Vietnam

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The Ministry for Culture and Heritage and the Viet Nam Health Trust are marking the 50th anniversary of the New Zealand surgical team’s arrival in South Vietnam to treat civilian casualties of war-related accident and injury. Anzac Day this year heralds half a century since inaugural team leader ...

Kiwi kids bring Anzac history to life In Minecraft

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the landscape of 1915 Gallipoli. The respectful and historically referenced recreated landscape will be launched in time for Anzac Day 2014 and will continue to develop throughout the upcoming centenary period building towards completion around Anzac Day commemorations in 2015. The project will begin ...

Build up to First World War commemoration starts

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Fields of Remembrance Trust New Zealand. The large white cross, which represents more than 100,000 New Zealanders who served in the war, will be displayed at Te Papa’s Wellington Foyer window until after Anzac Day. More than 18,000 New Zealanders were killed in action, and 55,000 were wounded. Fields of ...

National War Memorial remains open

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National War Memorial staff want to reassure people the Wellington landmark remains open to visitors during its current renovation. View of the National War Memorial on Anzac Day 2012. Scaffolding went up around the Buckle St building in April to enable an extensive maintenance programme to take ...

Tinui memorial cross

Tinui memorial cross

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Originally unveiled on Anzac Day 1916, the Tinui cross is one of New Zealand’s earliest First World War memorials. The majority were constructed in the decade following the war’s end, during which the Tinui township itself unveiled its own First World War memorial. The unveiling of the cross so ...

William Trethewey

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in 1937, the balance of forces and proportions in the memorial’s design is superb, and it nowadays acts as the focal point for Christchurch’s Anzac Day ceremonies. Adapted by Matthew Tonks from the DNZB biography by Jock Phillips Read the full entry in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography ...

Artists heading to the Netherlands- 5th anniversary of 'Te Hono ki Aotearoa'

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the City of London Festival in July 2011 and the Queens Diamond Jubilee River Pageant in June 2012 and will also look for other future opportunities with our relationships in the northern hemisphere. The team departs for the Netherlands after ANZAC DAY commemorations. ...

$21.2m to tell New Zealand’s stories and news

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continued investment in newly found Māori heritage treasured objects taonga tuturu. “British, Belgian and American memorials will be unveiled gradually through the year and a French memorial will be installed early next year at Pukeahu in time for ANZAC Day 2018,” Ms Barry says. ...

Anthem in demand

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soldiers in Afghanistan wanting a copy for an Anzac Day service and a young Japanese woman holding an earthquake fundraising event for Christchurch. Mackenzie-White features in a TV3 documentary to be screened this weekend that explores the history of the anthem. In it she explains her admiration for ...

Appendix One

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Symphony Orchestra ·     Radio New Zealand International ·     Royal New Zealand Ballet ·     Sport and Recreation New Zealand (SPARC) ·     Te Matatini Society Incorporated ·     Television New Zealand Ltd   We administer the following legislation: ·     Anzac Day Act 1966 ·     Arts Council of New ...

Composer Competition for Gallipoli Centenary

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professionally performed, recorded and broadcast on Anzac Day 2015 in Australia and New Zealand. The judging panel will consist of Australian soprano Merlyn Quaife, composer Elliott Gyger and Stephen Adams from ABC Classic FM alongside Kate Mead from Radio New Zealand Concert and prolific composer Dame Gillian ...

New Zealand Composer wins Song Competition for Gallipoli Centenary

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professionally performed, recorded and broadcast on Anzac Day 2015 in Australia and New Zealand. The judging panel consisted of Australian soprano Merlyn Quaife, composer Elliott Gyger and Stephen Adams from ABC Classic FM alongside Kate Mead from Radio New Zealand Concert and New Zealand composer Dame Gillian ...

Anti-Vietnam War protest- John Miller photographs

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Robinson and Defence Minister David Thompson, and some of the demonstrators rushing onto the road to disrupt the parade and being dragged off by the police. Others I have include students laying wreaths to the dead and dying in Vietnam during Anzac Day ceremonies. I like to say to people that I took the ...

Gisborne war memorial theatre

Gisborne war memorial theatre

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reopened by mayor Meng Liu Foon on Anzac Day 2015. The roll of honour is now displayed in the lobby of the RSA clubrooms. A smaller tablet listing names from Malaya, Korea and Vietnam has been attached. Outside the clubrooms there are also three marble tablets listing the names of volunteers from Poverty ...

Christ Church First World War memorial tablet

Christ Church First World War memorial tablet

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The memorial tablet in Christ Church, Papakura. Christ Church First World War memorial sanctuary On the evening of Anzac Day 1921 Sir Frederick Lang, Speaker of the House, unveiled a memorial to the fallen soldiers of Papakura in Christ Church Anglican Church. The stone tablet, carved by the ...

New Zealand medics start work in South Vietnam

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New Zealand Surgical Team doctors in Qui Nhon (VietnamWar.govt.nz) On Anzac Day 1963, a six-strong New Zealand civilian surgical team arrived in Qui Nhon, South Vietnam as part of the Colombo Plan assistance programme. Their deployment – two years before New Zealand combat troops were sent ...

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He didn't talk often of his time 'at war'. He was nearly 29 when he joined up to defend his country. Anzac Day, was his day - up at 5, freshly ironed shirt, tie, suit and medals. Hankie folded proper, in his top pocket - kiss for Mum - the car would arrive to pick him up and off he would go. The ...

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This photo was taken on Motiti Island 25th April 2008 their First Ever ANZAC Uncle Hekiheki Wikeepa and my Dad Te Puhi Patara. Sadley Uncle Hekiheki passed away on ANZAC DAY 25th April 2009. This is my Uncle Heki. He is my mother Waina Rore WiKeepa first cousin. I have met Uncle on many ...

APPENDIX 3: Legislation administered by Manatū Taonga

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Appendix 3: Legislation administered by Manatū Taonga Manatū Taonga administers the following Acts of Parliament and Regulations: Acts Anzac Day Act 1966 Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa Act 1994 Broadcasting Act 1989 (Parts 1–4 and section 81) Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981 ...

Appendix 3: Legislation administered by the Ministry

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Appendix 3: Legislation administered by the Ministry Manatū Taonga administers the following Acts of Parliament and Regulations: Acts Anzac Day Act 1966 Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa Act 1994 Broadcasting Act 1989 (Parts 1–4 and section 81) Cultural Property (Protection in Armed ...

Calling young New Zealanders qui parlent Français

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World War.” “As we saw on Anzac Day, the number of young New Zealanders attending services around the country to honour those New Zealanders  who have died in conflicts and acknowledge the contribution of all those who have served, continues to grow.” “I encourage young French-speaking New Zealanders to ...

Merchant Navy to be honoured with harbour bridge flag

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Zealand flag is normally flown from both flagstaffs on the Auckland Harbour Bridge every day of the year.  Two exceptions have been Waitangi Day, when the Tino Rangatiratanga flag is also flown, and on ANZAC Day when the Australian flag is raised.  The third exception will now be the Merchant Navy’s Red ...

Gallipoli 1915 bell

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funded by Lyall Bay, Brooklyn, Mornington, Vogeltown and Hataitai is named after the Gallipoli campaign. The anniversary of the Australian and New Zealand landings at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915 is marked on Anzac Day every year in New Zealand and Australia. By the time the campaign ended in December of ...

50th anniversary for NZ medics in Vietnam

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Manatu Taonga and the Viet Nam Health Trust are marking the 50th anniversary of the New Zealand surgical team's arrival in South Vietnam to treat civilian casualties of war-related accident and injury. NZ Surgical Team Anzac Day this year heralds half a century since inaugural team leader Dr ...

Beating Retreat Anzac Day Performance

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The public is invited to attend a military display called the Ceremony of Beating Retreat, which will be performed on Anzac Square at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park this Anzac Day. Beating Retreat is a historical military tradition dating back to the 16th Century. It signals the end of the ...

Gallipoli ballot special passes allocated

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attend Anzac Day commemorations in Gallipoli in 2015. Thirty-five double passes will be allocated to children of Gallipoli veterans, with another 30 single passes going to youth representatives and their chaperones. “The Gallipoli campaign was a defining moment in New Zealand’s history and next year’s ...

Pakipaki Second World War memorial

Pakipaki Second World War memorial

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rededicated on Anzac Day 1972 by Colonel Brian Poananga and Minister of Māori Affairs, Hon. Duncan MacIntyre. In 2007 the Houngarea Marae Committee added new plaques which includes those from Pakipaki that have served in South East Asia. The gates are cast iron painted in crawford green, supported by a red ...

Katikati war memorial hall

Katikati war memorial hall

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E. Bush, The Katikati Story, Tauranga, 1975, pp. 53-4; ‘ Memorial Square Open for Anzac Day, Bay of Plenty Tim es, 24/4/2014.  Main image and additional memorial information: Bruce Ringer, Auckland Libraries, 2014 Roll of honour and plaque images: Sue Baker-Wilson and Bruce Comfort, 2014; Christine ...

Thames Memorial Civic Centre

Thames Memorial Civic Centre

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is known, no Thames Second World War roll of honour was compiled. At first Anzac Day services were held at a temporary cenotaph placed in front of the hall, but in 1958 a permanent cenotaph was built there. This was a low plastered concrete wall set on a concrete base and inset with several ...

Manutuke Marae, Maori Battalion Hall

Manutuke Marae, Maori Battalion Hall

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Just before the First World War, the wharenui Te Poho o Hinehou was moved to Manutuke Marae, where it was converted into a dining hall. Either during the Second World War or immediately afterwards it was renamed Maori Battalion Hall. This became the focal point for Rongowhakaata Anzac Day ...

Father McMenamin memorial, Sacred Heart, Petone

Father McMenamin memorial, Sacred Heart, Petone

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also housed in the vestry and is brought out during Anzac Day services. Sources: ‘ Memorial Church: Petone Catholic Bazaar ’, Evening Post, 25/2/1919, p. 8; ‘ Petone Catholic Church ’, Evening Post, 24/8/1933, p. 3; ‘ New Catholic Church ’, Evening Post, 29/10/1934, p. 4; ‘ New Catholic Church ’, Hutt ...

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interview with John Waititi" href="http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/afternoons/audio/2115076/he-rourou-for-2-november-2009" target="_blank">He rourou and as part of the Anzac Day 2011 programme on

NZDF marks the 100th anniversary of the first combat death of the First World War

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the service and sacrifice of all New Zealanders in the First World War. ‘In acknowledgement of the support New Zealand gives its servicepeople, many of our personnel will return to their hometowns to be part of their communities this Anzac Day,’ says LTGEN Keating. Private William Arthur Ham ...

The Last Post

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The first daily public Last Post ceremony was held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on Anzac Day 2015 and was conducted every evening until 11 November 2018  in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior. Prior to the 5pm ceremony on Sundays, we remembered a fallen World War One soldier by ...

Air Force Band To Provide Musical Spectacle at Opera House

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latest Bruno Mars hit, Uptown Funk. During 2016 the Air Force Band has played to large crowds at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo and ANZAC Day services at Gallipoli. “We’ve performed to 80,000 people which is a record for us,” says Flight Lieutenant Brew. “At the Air Force in Concert we’re merging drill ...

Legislation

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Acts Anzac Day Act 1966 Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa Act 2014 Broadcasting Act 1989 (Parts I-IV and Section 81) Cultural Property (Protection in Armed Conflict) Act 2012 Flags, Emblems and Names Protection Act 1981 Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Act 2014 Museum of New Zealand Te ...

Omata church a heritage link to Taranaki history

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services. “With Anzac Day approaching it is poignant to reflect on that people-place association,” says Ms Wagstaff. “It’s also amazing to think that the church designer, George Robinson, was 18 or 19 when Napoleon was defeated at Waterloo in 1815.  That he was one of New Plymouth’s earliest settlers just ...

One week left for public to have their say on Gallipoli 2015 balloting

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New Zealanders have just one week left to have their say on how to ballot attendance at Anzac Day 2015 in Gallipoli, says Veterans’ Affairs Minister Nathan Guy. “We expect that record numbers of New Zealanders and Australians will want to attend Gallipoli commemorations in 2015, marking the 100th ...

Second national service at Gallipoli announced

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who is able to make it to the Gallipoli peninsula will be able to attend the service. “This commemoration provides another opportunity for anyone that missed out in the Anzac Day Gallipoli ballot to be present for the 8 August service. Australia will also hold a service on 6 August to commemorate the ...

Unsung stories of WWII Pasifika soldiers honoured this Anzac Day

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explores the sacrifices a Pasifika man must make in order to fight for God, king and country- even when it's not his own. Goodbye My Feleni runs from 16-25 April, to celebrate Anzac Day. "I was listening to a Māori Battalion CD a few years ago," says playwright David Mamea. "Then ...

Percy Comrie

Percy Comrie

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Following the First World War, the school sought to commemorate the 27 former pupils killed during the conflict. On Anzac Day 1925, they unveiled a grove of 27 camellia trees, planted by students within the school grounds. School officials hoped that this enduring memorial would inspire future generations: ...

Greerton war memorial

Greerton war memorial

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dedicated on Anzac Day 2010. Sources: Joan Mirrielees, ‘Returned Soldiers Association’, Journal of the Tauranga Historical Society, no. 62, December 1978, pp. 18-20; ‘Plaque Restores Memory of Fallen’, Bay of Plenty Times, 23/4/1988, p. 3; ‘ Dawn Service Enters New Era for Tauranga RSA ’, Bay of Plenty ...

Te Puke war memorial community centre

Te Puke war memorial community centre

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tablet that listed the names of 56 men from the district who gave their lives during the Second World War. A name from the Korean War was later added. On Anzac Day 1963 polished grey granite rolls of honour for both world wars were installed on either side of the hall’s main doors. These listed 22 names ...

Pitt St Methodist Church memorials, Auckland

Pitt St Methodist Church memorials, Auckland

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tripartite wooden tablet surmounted by a carving of a flag-draped cannon and stacked rifles. The roll of honour listed ranks as well as names. It is notable that almost half of the men listed were officers or NCOs. On Anzac Day 1921, a memorial stained glass window was unveiled on the northern side of the ...

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to Honour those who fought in the War Anzac Day. As tired as we were we listened to the Trumpet and watched people lay their wreaths, and lots of money, and cry. Our Uncle was a Giant to us, his hands were huge, and he wore his best gears, he was so handsome and he had all his medals on his Jacket ...

First World War video series launched

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willing participants and conscientious objectors, to the destruction seen on the Western Front, to the longing for home and loved ones,” Ms Barry says. “In the lead up to Anzac Day, WW100 – the First World War Centenary Programme- is releasing five animated videos exploring personal stories from Ngā ...

Joint documentary fund producing results

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feature-length documentaries with an important story to tell New Zealanders for both cinema and television. Waves of ANZAC Cove, is currently in production, with high-profile New Zealand actor Sam Neill as presenter. It is intended for screening around the Anzac Day centenary next year. Two further compelling ...

WWII veteran portraits gifted to RSA for future generations

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of images to the public. Not only through our digital archive, but through exhibitions and installations in communities throughout New Zealand.” The NZIPP WWII Veteran Portrait Project started on Anzac Day this year with hundreds of portraits taken at RSAs across the country. Each veteran who took ...

Dominion of Newfoundland

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‘Newfoundland Regiment’ began on 12 August 1914. The regiment served at Gallipoli in 1915 and on the Western Front from 1916 to 1918. Newfoundland and Anzac Day The Newfoundland Regiment was the only unit from North America to fight on Gallipoli. To mark its role in the campaign the Newfoundland Regiment ...

Flying the New Zealand Flag

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Commonwealth Day April 21- Birthday (actual) of Her Majesty The Queen 25- Anzac Day* June First Monday- Official birthday of Her Majesty The Queen 2- Coronation Day 10- Birthday of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh October 24- United Nations Day 4th Monday- Labour Day November 14- Birthday of His Royal ...

Anzac Week marks 100th anniversary of Gallipoli

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Remembered: A Sound and Light Show runs throughout the week from Saturday and there will be a street parade on April 24. Anzac Day itself will see a dawn service at 5.30am and National Service of Commemoration from 11am, both at Pukeahu. In the afternoon there will be a service at the Ataturk Memorial at 2pm, ...

St Luke's memorial trees, Manurewa

St Luke's memorial trees, Manurewa

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serviceman Alexander Whittingham. Doris died in December 1918 from influenza contracted while nursing patients at the Papakura hospital. Sources: ‘Manurewa: Roll of Honour Unveiled’, Pukekohe & Waiuku Times, 28/3/1916, p. 3; Alice Phillips, ‘Anzac Day Memorial Trees’, Manurewa Gazette, 21/4/1965; Gwen ...

Turua Memorial Hall

Turua Memorial Hall

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case of its successor building, which was opened in 1936 after the first hall had been destroyed by fire. The Turua Second World War roll of honour was unveiled in the hall on Anzac Day 1954. At this stage the hall still had not acquired war memorial status, but after it had been refurbished and ...

Te Araroa Memorial

Te Araroa Memorial

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A crowd of 2,000 people gathered in the Te Araroa Domain on Anzac Day 1928 for the unveiling of the Matakaoa District First World War memorial. This was a pink granite obelisk set on a concrete base and inscribed with an elaborately worded dedication and the names of four local men who had given ...

Tauranga Memorial Park

Tauranga Memorial Park

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First World War memorial gates, the cenotaph at the memorial park, and the memorial at the Tauranga RSA. This was intended both as a sesquicentennial project and to mark the 75th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings. However, the new memorial was unveiled on Armistice Day 1990 rather than Anzac Day ...

Birkenhead War Memorial Park

Birkenhead War Memorial Park

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three nursing sisters: L.M. Giles, S.M. Macdonald and V.M. Town. On Anzac Day 1961 a Book of Remembrance was unveiled in the shrine. This listed the names of the 66 men from both world wars who had given their lives. It was housed in a glass-topped wooden cabinet made of teak from (according to one ...

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attend the last Anzac Day Service before his death and contented himself with committing his thoughts to paper.

Second Lieutenant 35671 Aperahama James Gerard Pera Aperahama ...

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what he had to say:

On ANZAC Day this year Aussies and Kiwis from the Sinai Force went to various wargraves throughout EGYPT, Israel and Libya to conduct ANZAC sevices. 

The Aussie contingent went to LIBYA and I gave their RSM the cemetery and plot number. He took the photos and his ...

Visitors flock to Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

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Thousands of visitors have taken the chance to experience the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington since it opened in April this year, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says. “In April the park attracted 16,116 visitors with a further estimated 50,000 at the Anzac Day ...

War stories recorded lest we forget

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With Anzac Day approaching, kiwis are reflecting on war-time memories, and our #wellynextdoor caravan wants to record those memories over the next week for posterity. The recording caravan will be located near the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, and Wellington City Council is inviting ...

The Construction of Arras Tunnel and Pukeahu National War Memorial Park – a photographic essay

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Wellington. The exhibition from 19-24 May records the making of Arras Tunnel and Pukeahu Park from 2012 to 2015 through 48 photographic prints and 400 on-screen visuals by photographer Colin McLellan. On Anzac Day, 25 April 2015, 50,000 people stood in silence for the park’s first commemorative use on the ...

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