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Pukekohe First World War memorial

Pukekohe First World War memorial

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the model. In April 1980 the memorial column was relocated from Roulston Park to the Pukekohe War Memorial Town Hall to enable the town's commemorative ceremonies to be held at a single site. During the 1980 Anzac Day ceremony, Mr Short laid a wreath on behalf of the First World War veterans ...

Eskdale War Memorial Church

Eskdale War Memorial Church

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grave in France, were put on display in the church foyer. On Anzac Day 1925 a French regimental flag was installed in the church, along with a brass plaque inscribed: THE ABOVE REGIMENTAL FLAG WAS PRESENTED TO / THE ESKDALE MEMORIAL CHURCH BY THE GOVERNMENT / OF FRANCE IN MEMORY OF NEW ZEALANDERS WHO ...

Urutī War Memorial Church and Gate

Urutī War Memorial Church and Gate

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Urutī’s First World War fallen were first honoured on the memorial obelisk at nearby Urenui, unveiled on Anzac Day 1920 (this memorial also honoured the fallen of Pukearuhe, Onaero and Okoke). The Anglican Bishop of Auckland, Dr Alfred Walter Averill, laid the foundation stone for a fallen ...

Katikati war memorial hall

Katikati war memorial hall

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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 Clement, 2019 See more ...

Thames War Memorial Civic Centre

Thames War Memorial Civic Centre

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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 dedicatory plaques. In 1999 the ...

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 and became the focal point for Rongowhakaata Anzac Day services. ...

Percy Comrie

Percy Comrie

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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: Mr J. Patterson, chairman ...

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 ...

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 ...

Pacific Islands Memorial

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Pacific Islands Memorial The unveiling of the Pacific Islands Memorial at Pukeahu, planned for 18 April 2020 has been postponed due to the restrictions in place in response to COVID-19. Read more details in the Ministry's media release  No National Anzac Day Services and Pacific Islands ...

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 ...

Glenfield War Memorial

Glenfield War Memorial

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memorial is modest but appropriate. It has attracted extraordinary turnouts on ANZAC day commemorations for the last three years, something of a revival, reflecting not only the major upgrade which took place several ago, but also a wider revival of interest in commemorating the losses incurred during past ...

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 ...

Gallipoli landings

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Charles Dixon, The landing at Anzac, 1915 (Archives New Zealand, AAAC 898 NCWA Q388) Each year on Anzac Day, New Zealanders (and Australians) mark the anniversary of the Gallipoli landings of 25 April 1915. On that day, thousands of young men, far from their homes, landed on the beaches 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 ...

Passchendaele memorial locomotive

Passchendaele memorial locomotive

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100th anniversary of the Petone Anzac Day service on 25 April 2016. This March 2014 film by Bert Wouda shows a test run of the restored locomotive: Read more about the locomotive restoration project at WW100 Archives New Zealand  Reference: AAVK, W3493, D8924 Permission of Archives New Zealand Te Rua ...

Greerton war memorial

Greerton war memorial

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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 Times, ...

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 added later. 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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surmounted by a carving of a flag-draped cannon and stacked rifles. The roll of honour listed ranks as well as names. 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 nave. This was accompanied by a brass tablet ...

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 ...

Rawhiti war memorial

Rawhiti war memorial

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Rawhiti had also served in J Force (Japan), Korea, Malaya and Vietnam. For many years, members of the Russell RSA held their Anzac Day dawn service at Te Rawhiti marae. In recent years, dawn parades have been rotated between Russell, Te Rawhiti and Ngaiotonga. Sources: ‘Anzac Service at Te Rawhiti’ ...

Cambridge District War Memorial

Cambridge District War Memorial

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Anzac Day 1952 the memorial was rededicated, by which time a tablet with the names of two South African War veterans had been added; the two First World War roll of honour panels had been replaced by black granite tablets inscribed with 88 names (a smaller tablet with a further eight names was later ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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

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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

James Gerard Pera Aperahama

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they had helped fill a gap in an area of limited amusement. Fishing and writing were two of his main interests. He enjoyed writing and spent much time at it. He contributed to the Battalion Magazine. Due to his failing health he was unable to attend the last Anzac Day Service before his death and ...

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 ...

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 as both 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 66 men who had given their lives in the world wars. It was housed in a glass-topped wooden cabinet made of teak from (according to one account) ...

Turua Memorial Hall

Turua Memorial Hall

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its successor building, which was opened in 1936 after the first hall burnt down. 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 was refurbished and extended by the addition of supper ...

Protocols

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performed are occasions like the State Opening of Parliament, certain Government House receptions and church services, the national observance of Commonwealth Day and Anzac Day. Performing English and Māori versions There are no guidelines for performing God Defend New Zealand in both English and Māori, and ...

Dunedin’s Fourth Heritage Festival To Celebrate Architecture

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geographical focus of the Festival will change each day. Events on Anzac Day, the first day of the Festival, will be centred on the Railway Station, Toitu, Queen’s Gardens and the warehouse precinct. On Friday family games and activities will take place in the Octagon. St Paul’s Cathedral is set to unlock ...

City of Arras Representatives to Attend Tunnel Inauguration

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Head of Mission of the French Embassy, together with Christophe Serieys will lay a wreath of remembrance. A key project in the New Zealand Government’s commemorations for the Centenary of the First World War, this memorial park will be a focal point of Anzac Day remembrance services in 2015. Wreath ...

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 ...

Myriad Faces conference about 1917’s significance looms

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With less than two weeks till the opening of the Myriad Faces of War symposium, its relevance to the wider community continues to grow. Opening on Anzac Day, the symposium’s significance to a modern audience is magnified by the current international climate, where the United States, exactly 100 ...

Walking with an Anzac project and school kit

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of gathering together at our community cenotaph, we’ll be standing alone at the end of our driveways as this Anzac Day dawns. As teachers, many of us have found ourselves needing to change direction rapidly as well. It’s frustrating because genuine supported inquiry for students takes time, ...

First World War timeline

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the Western Front and arrives in France from Egypt in April 1916. Read more (Te Ara) 25 April – First Anzac Day service The first Anzac Day services are held in New Zealand to mark the anniversary of the Gallipoli landings. The government had announced the establishment of 'Anzac Day' as ...

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 ...

Etera Tumanako Mauheni

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25941 Mauheni Etera Tumanako http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C116671 Private Rangitukia, New Zealand Mrs Roha Ngatai Mauheni (mother), Rangitukia, New Zealand ...

Woodville war memorial

Woodville war memorial

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Pulse join Wellington's Anzac celebrations

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our flagship women’s sports team the Haier Pulse, who not only represent Wellington, but also women, to share with our Anzac partners the celebrations and commemorations of Anzac." "Over the years, our youngsters have really taken on board the idea that Anzac day recognises and celebrates ...

Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital

Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital

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remembrance / of our honoured dead/ 1914-1918. The Minister of Health, Mr A.J. Young, formally opened the hospital on Anzac Day 1928 (see photo). The single-storeyed building was approached via a memorial entrance gate. There was a memorial lobby in the central administration block, where a bronze plaque ...

Warea and Pungarehu war memorial

Warea and Pungarehu war memorial

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would be forgotten. ‘What's taken place in the last 15 years I don't know, but there's been a great trend towards Anzac Day,’ he said. "You only had to be at Okato this morning to realise it means a lot to a lot of people." About 50 people attended the afternoon ceremony at the ...

Online anthology explores Pukeahu/Mt Cook

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War Memorial, Wellington High School, Wellington Polytechnic and after its merger, Massey University. More recently it has become the site of the new Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, opened on the centennial Anzac Day 2015. All of that history, the area’s topography and the inhabitants stories are ...

The story behind the Carillon

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Library, 1/1-020293-G The dedication of the National War Memorial Carillon in Wellington on Anzac Day 1932. Following a design competition for the complex and further fundraising to cover the costs of the project, construction on the bell tower began in 1931. [11] Less than a year later, on Anzac Day 1932, ...

Thames First World War war memorial

Thames First World War war memorial

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more names were inscribed in 2014, giving a total of 316.  Information about most of these men is available on the Treasury website. The memorial was first floodlit on the evening of Anzac Day 1929. At the time it was referred to as the Thames ‘Peace Memorial’. In recent years, the steep flight of ...

Ngātimoti war memorial

Ngātimoti war memorial

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contracted to undertake the building of the memorial, and two public meetings were held so subscribers to the project could provide their input as to design and wording. Their efforts were rewarded when, on Anzac Day, 1921, the memorial was officially unveiled by the Rt Rev. William Sadlier, Bishop of ...

Helensville cemetery war memorial

Helensville cemetery war memorial

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Helensville cemetery war memorial. ...

Sinking of the Hellas

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Workshops Section, 31 made it to Crete but only seven later rejoined the section in Egypt. The unit had suffered 90% casualties. Most of 28 (Maori) Battalion was evacuated from the Athens area to Crete aboard the Glengyle in the early hours of Anzac Day. They left behind 10 dead and 81 prisoners of war.  ...

Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu

Hokianga Arch of Remembrance, Kohukohu

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pieces of the former arch. Wrought-iron gates were installed. The ‘Gates of Remembrance’ were rededicated on Anzac Day 1957. In 2002 the memorial was reconstructed again, in a seaside reserve a few metres from its original position. The reconfigured memorial was unveiled on Armistice Day, 11 November ...

Kerikeri war memorial

Kerikeri war memorial

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Street to new premises in Cobham Street. The earlier history of Kerikeri’s war memorials has been poorly documented. According to one account, a tōtara flagpole which was erected after the First World War at the Kerikeri Primary School in Riverview Road served as the focus for Anzac Day commemorations ...

New Lynn Memorial Library and Square

New Lynn Memorial Library and Square

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down the pillars to symbolise the tears shed by loved ones. The bronze tablets from the original cenotaph were inset into the pillars. On Anzac Day 2000 sculptures by Māori artists Sunnah Thompson and Rewi Spraggon of Matariki Carvers were added at opposite corners of the memorial: a wooden carving ...

Coates Memorial Church, Matakohe

Coates Memorial Church, Matakohe

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AND A MEMBER OF THE WAR CABINET / OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR FROM 1940 UNTIL HIS DEATH Although the church is not itself a war memorial, it stands near the  Matakohe war memorial  and across the road from the Matakohe War Memorial Hall and has sometimes played a part in Matakohe's Anzac Day ...

Our people

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resources, focusing on the Ngāti Awa settlement story and in 2020, the release of the Ngati Porou documentary. Caretakers of our taonga We have a key role in military commemorations which saw an estimated 50,000 people present at the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park and surrounding streets on Anzac Day ...

Introduction from the Chief Executive

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reading the latest Montana New Zealand Book Awards winner, as a community celebrating the Diwali Festival of Lights, or as a nation honouring wartime sacrifices on Anzac Day. I am pleased to present the Ministry’s Statement of Intent for the period 2008–2013. This document outlines the many ways in which ...

RSA Encourages Week Long Display of Poppies

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war on Germany on August 4, 1914. “Rather than wear a poppy for just one day, we are encouraging New Zealanders to display it on their lapel from Poppy Day, April 17, through to Anzac Day, April 25, as a mark of respect and remembrance,” David says. RSA Poppies. “Wearing a poppy is a way for Kiwis to ...

Bumper Year for NZ Films at International Film Festival

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its New Zealand premiere in Gore on 24 April 2016. The New Zealand theatrical release begins on 28 April after a series of select screenings across the country on ANZAC Day. The film is being distributed in New Zealand by Transmission Films. "I’m incredibly proud that the world’s most prestigious ...

Digital Convergence Bill captures online content

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television broadcasters with the right to include advertising on Sunday mornings during significant events, such as major overseas sports events like the Rugby World Cup. Advertising restrictions will remain in place for Good Friday and Easter Sunday, Anzac Day and Christmas Day. “The extension to our ...

COVID-19: Information for our sector

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processes Cancellation of National Anzac Day services and Pacific Memorial unveiling Ngā Kōrero Tuku Iho, New Zealand Oral History Awards update The Ministry’s monthly Public History Talk series are restarting on 15 July Updates from the Ministry’s funded agencies Broadcasting Standards Authority Creative ...

Samuel Hodge

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25878 Hodge Samuel http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C26136 Staff Sergeant Koutu, Rotorua, New Zealand Mrs J.M. Hodge (wife), Koutu, Rotorua, New Zealand 29-Oct-42 Western Desert ...

Raymond Talbot

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26040 Talbot Raymond http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C117373 Sergeant Maori Settlement, Orakei, New Zealand Mrs T. Talbot (mother), Maori Settlement, Orakei, Auckland, New Zealand ...

Use of the word ‘Anzac’ guidelines

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that the product conforms to the general recipes and shape traditionally known as an ‘Anzac biscuit’. This does not apply to products such as cookies, slices, loaves or muesli bars.  the use of the words 'Anzac Day' in connection with an event held on 25 April itself or on preceding or ...

Kaitāia First World War memorial

Kaitāia First World War memorial

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a swimming pool, a band rotunda and a children’s playground. The Plunket Rooms were opened in January 1953; the shrine of memories (a stone cenotaph) was dedicated the following Anzac Day; the Mangonui County and Kaitaia Borough Memorial Swimming Baths were opened on 21 January 1956. The band rotunda, it ...

Notes and questions, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force

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attitude towards conscientious objectors? What did the battle for the Pacific mean to you at the time? What does that battle mean to you now? Why do you think it is so well remembered by those who fought there? What did you do on Anzac Day? Has that changed over the years? What does Anzac Day mean to you? ...

Leslie Averill ceremony in Le Quesnoy

Leslie Averill ceremony in Le Quesnoy

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Leslie Averill (far left) attends the ceremony, in 1977, to mark the naming of a new school and street after him. Gordon Parkinson of the New Zealand Embassy in Paris is fourth from the left. ...

Military links

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Returned and Services Association including commemorative dates Anzac Day collection (NZOnScreen) Fantastic collection of some of the best documentaries and dramas about New Zealanders at war A note on New Zealand Official Death Tolls The Roll of Honour figure for the First World War (18,051) is for those ...

High-quality, diverse New Zealand performing arts to tour Australia in 2015

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coincide with the ANZAC centenary, with an ANZAC Day performance in Auckland before heading to Australia. Created and composed by Leon Radojkovic and directed by Oliver Driver, Live Live Cinema will tour Herk Harvey’s black and white cult classic Carnival of Souls and Francis Ford Coppola’s Dementia 13 to ...

Dedication of the Roll of Honour

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The Roll of Honour will be dedicated as part of the opening ceremony of Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington at 11am on Saturday 18 th April, and the 49 names will be recited at the National Commemoration at 11am on Anzac Day, also at Pukeahu. Both those ceremonies are public events that ...

New programmes feature te ao Māori

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year. The programme, with a focus on the role of the Māori battalion, will screen on Māori Television on Anzac Day 2016. Continuing the journey theme, Pio Terei will be back with a second season of Te Araroa: Tales From The Trails. As he travels New Zealand's longest walkway, Pio hears local ...

Great War Stories series 3 for MediaWorks Newshub 18 – 24 April 2016

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The popular series, Great War Stories returns to TV3’s Newshub in the week leading up to Anzac Day with a raft of New Zealand stories. There’s our first and only West Indian All Black who played rugby in France near the end of WW1; love letters from the front; a nurse’s story and the tragic ...

Dissent- a Different Type of Courage

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Exhibition a chance to tell the stories of a different type of courage. The courage to oppose the war. The exhibition includes a replica of the Peace Action Wellington sculpture that was placed on Wellington’s waterfront on Anzac Day 2016. Rua Kenana Hepetipa and his son Whatu, handcuffed, image courtesy of ...

Fenwick Primary (formerly Oamaru South) School war memorial

Fenwick Primary (formerly Oamaru South) School war memorial

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Fenwick Primary (formerly Oamaru South) School memorial gates Site Style Ornamentation Unveiling Date No of Dead School grounds Gate Shield 3-Jun-1922   Gavin McLean, November 2008 World Wars oamaru ...

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exhibition on the history of C Company, 28th Māori Battalion.

Trans-Tasman orchestras mark Anzac centenary with simultaneous world premieres

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perform these works at virtually the same time on 22 April 2015, ahead of Anzac Day on 25 April 2015. The SSO concert with the Gondwana Chorale will take place at the Sydney Opera House while the NZSO will perform with the New Zealand Youth Choir at the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington.  The singers in ...

NZSO performs concert to remember Anzac Day and commemorate WWI centenary

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The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will commemorate Anzac Day in 2014 with a concert dedicated to the alliances, comradery, and memory of this nation-defining legacy. Image of WWII Veteran and Nurse Aid Joan Tourell who served in Auckland, Egypt and Italy is courtesy of the NZSO. This year, the ...

Modern duties

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honours investitures, welcoming visiting heads of state, receiving the credentials of foreign diplomats and attending Waitangi Day and Anzac Day commemorations. Community This function grew considerably over the 20th century. The modern governor-general is usually patron of nearly 200 charitable, service, ...

About this site

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launched three major new web projects: Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand (February); Anzac Day – a guide for New Zealanders (March) and on this site we added The Classroom- a major new section for history teachers- and The Calendar of New Zealand history events in November. In February 2006 the ...

Samuel Vernon

Samuel Vernon

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Roxburgh memorial centre. Further information Auckland War Memorial Museum Online Cenotaph Commonwealth War Graves Commission ‘ The Late Sergeant Vernon ’, Mt Benger Mail, 20 September 1916, p. 3 (Papers Past)  John Key reads letter from Tunnelling Company Sapper MacManus to Sam Vernon’s widow, Anzac Day ...

Manurewa First World War memorial

Manurewa First World War memorial

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the opening of the new Infant School building on 8 September 1921, concrete gates were built at the entrance to the school, and on Anzac Day 1924 a memorial tablet was affixed to one of the four pillars of these gates. For reasons of safety, the obelisk was moved from the edge of the road closer to ...

Dealing with grief on the Western Front

Dealing with grief on the Western Front

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a loved one’s death was often extremely important. Many families tirelessly sought information throughout the war and afterwards. The most formal public displays of mourning were Anzac Day ceremonies and the erection of war memorials. Imperial ideals of valiant death and glorious sacrifice were central to ...

Pukeuri war memorial

Pukeuri war memorial

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flowers on the memorial on Anzac Day that year to honour two uncles who had been killed. Local people formed a fundraising commitee to acquire land (a gift from Alliance Freezing Works) and have a new memorial built. It was unveiled on 2 April 2006. The community had been without its treasured memorial ...

Pukekohe war memorial hall

Pukekohe war memorial hall

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town hall’s main entrance so that Pukekohe’s civic Anzac Day service could be held on the one site. On 11 October 1992 a memorial stone commemorating the presence of New Zealand and American forces at military camps in Franklin during the Second World War was unveiled outside the hall  The inscription ...

Once in a lifetime chance to walk the Memorial Park underpass

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War and the centrepiece of Anzac Day commemorations in 2015.  The Park will be achieved by putting State Highway One – Buckle Street between Tasman, Tory and Taranaki Streets – underground in a trench and tunnel to allow the creation of a Memorial Park. ·         More information on the project is ...

Pukeahu Park

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ceremonial occasions such as Anzac Day, but is also a place where people can visit on any day of the year.  Visiting the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park Pukeahu National War Memorial Park is on Buckle Street in central Wellington. Located just 15 minutes walk from Te Papa and the waterfront it is a place ...

World premiere of First World War-inspired work by Kiwi composer

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Following Anzac Day commemorations later this month, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will premiere a ground-breaking work by acclaimed New Zealand composer Gareth Farr, inspired by his family’s sacrifices in the First World War. Farr’s Cello Concerto Chemin des Dames, featuring celebrated ...

Christopher Sorenson

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6082 Sorenson Christopher http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C116441 Christopher Sorrensen Second Lieutenant Te Aute, Pukehou, New Zealand Mrs M. Sorenson (wife), Kawakawa, North Auckland, New Zealand ...

Cust war memorial

Cust war memorial

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Cust war memorial on the Oxford-Rangiora Road. The column was toppled by the 4 September 2010 earthquake. It was completely rebuilt using the original materials, and rededicated on Anzac Day 2013. The last two images show the memorial in 2009. At the unveiling of a First World War honours board in ...

Kāwhia war memorial

Kāwhia war memorial

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Thomas Cooper's grave

Thomas Cooper's grave

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Thomas Cooper's grave at Taupiri mountain urupa, near Taupiri, 2008. ...

Wellington Mounted Rifles on Gallipoli

Wellington Mounted Rifles on Gallipoli

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Soldiers of the Wellington Mounted Rifles, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, 1915 ...

North East Valley School memorial

North East Valley School memorial

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North East Valley School war memorial arch ...

Auckland War Memorial Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum

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in a speech larded with classical references. He then declared the building open. During the 1930s Governors-General Bledisloe and Galway presided over enormous Anzac Day dawn parades at the Court of Honour. The parades continue to this day, while tourist buses occupy the hill for the rest of the ...

Commemorations & anniversaries

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Waitangi, and Anzac Day  commemorates New Zealanders’ involvement in war. Te Pūtake o te Riri, He Rā Maumhara, was observed for the first time in 2018. It is the national day of commemoration for the New Zealand Wars, and takes place on 28 October. Visit Te Puni Kōkiri’s website for more information about ...

3. Instruments of cultural policy

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several have had later amendments. The Ministry has responsibilities in relation to the following Acts of Parliament: 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, ...

At the Dawn Service, Anzac Commemorative site (25 April 2011)

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Zealand. In both of our countries ANZAC Day has become the day on which members of the public, especially our young people, turn out in their thousands to commemorate those whose sacrifice has delivered the freedoms we now take for granted, to show respect for all of those who have given service on behalf ...

Waikato Wars Commemorations

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Hazel Barnes Orakau 02 April Karakia, 150 th Commemoration, Kai Thia Priestly, Kawhia Murahi Waipā 25 April Karakia, 150 th Commemoration, Kai / Anzac Day Harold Maniapoto Pukehinahina 29 April Dawn Ceremony. Karakia, 150 th Commemoration, Kai Buddy Mikaere, Te Ranga 21 June Dawn Ceremony, Karakia, ...

WW100 First World War Centenary Programme announced

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dramas.” “In support of these projects, the Lottery Grants Board has recently announced an additional $5 million available for WW100-related projects.” There will be a peak of activity planned for Anzac Day next year.  The overall ‘war story’ will continue to develop significantly as the focus of ...

First World War commemorative museum exhibition announced

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partnership with Weta Workshop and also scheduled to open next year.”  “This historic building sits behind the National War Memorial and overlooks the site of the National War Memorial Park, which will be open in time for Anzac Day 2015. It is a perfect location for a temporary museum that will help tell in ...

Last poppies placed in newly named Arras Tunnel

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process to ensure they are not overly distracting to drivers. There will be a public walk-through of the tunnel on Saturday 27 September before it officially opens on Monday 29 September. The National War Memorial Park will be open in time for Anzac Day 2015. ...

Spectacular light show to launch Wellington's new War Memorial Park

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– ranging in weight from 10 kilograms to 12.25 tonnes – will be played by Timothy Hurd, New Zealand’s National Carillonist and an international expert in carillon architecture, composition and performance. A prominent fixture on Wellington’s skyline since the 1932 Anzac Day dedication ceremony, the Carillon ...

Interactive trail guides New Zealanders on the Western Front

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the 100 th Anzac Day and the 100 th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme,” says Sarah. The Trails have been designed for the traveller who plans to visit the Western Front and as an informative guide for those exploring from home. There are three ways that people can experience the Western Front ...

Widely diverse topics covered in documentaries

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School. Three new historical documentaries have been supported. In Uncharted actor Sam Neill retraces Captain Cook’s three Pacific voyages. The six-part series for Prime is an international collaboration with Australia and the US. Beyond The Battalion, to screen on Māori Television on Anzac Day 2017, ...

North Loburn School memorial

North Loburn School memorial

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War memorial at North Loburn School, North Canterbury. Francis Vallance, 2013 World Wars loburn ...

Lepperton war memorial

Lepperton war memorial

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First World War memorial at Lepperton in Taranaki ...

Notes and questions, Greece/Crete

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were you posted? How did you get there? What were your duties? What was it like being in battle for the first time? Defence of Greece has been described as a series of rearguard actions. Is that a fair description in your experience? (Reasons?) Where did your unit abandon its equipment? Was Anzac Day ...

Epsom war memorial

Epsom war memorial

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Epsom war memorial. ...

Maori reinforcements

Maori reinforcements

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Māori Reinforcements getting ready to leave Rotorua 1944. Embarkation and disembarkation dates of Māori reinforcements overseas   Ships chartered as transports by the New Zealand Government for the purpose of conveying the 2NZEF overseas 1939-45 The 2nd N ...

Auckland Grammar School First World War memorial

Auckland Grammar School First World War memorial

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An aspiring male figure sculpted by Richard Gross on the Auckland Grammar School war memorial. Site Style Ornamentation Unveiling Date No of Dead school grounds round obelisk cross, lion, sword, male figure 19-Dec-22 268 Main image: Jock Phillips and Chri ...

vivian manson

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manson 5680 vivian Eighth private South Island Regiment- E Squadron christchurch suburb butcher Cornwall 8 Februrary 1902 martins lane hillmorton spreydon manson mr robert same father ...

Nixon memorial, Ōtāhuhu

Nixon memorial, Ōtāhuhu

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13 May. The debts were paid with the proceeds of a concert and ball held that evening in the local hall under His Excellency’s patronage. A century later, on Anzac Day 1968, Nixon’s remains were transferred to the base of the memorial and a headstone was erected. The Nixon memorial was the second of ...

The National War Memorial becomes a canvas for multimedia Anzac commemorations

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also acknowledges the first New Zealand Anzac Day Service, on 25 April 1916, which recognised the landing of the Anzacs at Gallipoli the year before. This became a means of rallying support for the war effort and a public expression of grief – as no bodies were brought home. Council spokesperson and ...

Rauemi

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exhibition on the history of C Company, 28th Māori Battalion. Anzac Day collection (NZOnScreen) – A fantastic collection of some of the best documentaries and dramas about New Zealanders at war. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission – Features a searchable online register of war graves including New Zealand ...

Remembering the dead

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acknowledged. If your school has an honours board listing those who served or were killed: How prominently is it located in the school? Have your students taken much notice of it in the past? What does it mean to them? For instance, is it ever acknowledged in school ceremonies, for example, Anzac Day? What are ...

Education programme at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

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World War. The Memorial is actually two buildings from two different eras. The art-deco carillon tower was opened on Anzac Day 1932 and the Hall of Memories was completed in 1964. The carillon – a musical instrument made up of large bells – stands 50 metres tall. Each of the original 49 bells of the ...

Food for thought from Anzac biscuit exhibition

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preceding ANZAC Day. Upon completion of the sculpture in April more than 18,000 biscuits will have been baked for the artwork. It will then be exhibited till November. Image courtesy of Massey University. The variety of cookie cutter shapes, depicting soldiers from four separate warring nations easily ...

World War One centenary funding

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increased attendances at Anzac Day services show a growing interest and understanding amongst New Zealanders of the sacrifices made in all armed conflicts. “The lottery funding will enhance commemorations for everyone regardless of where they live in New Zealand. The First World War centenary commemorations ...

Who Are These Mystery Voices of Gallipoli?

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Australia, France, and the UK. Meanwhile, a joint Anzac website is being developed with the Australian National Film and Sound Archive. This will showcase audiovisual items in a series of thematic sections with contextual text. The site is due to launch in the lead up to Anzac Day in April 2015. Off to the ...

1000th Last Post at Pukeahu

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Wellington Central will attend along with representative from the New Zealand Defence Force and the RSA.  The daily Last Post ceremony honours all New Zealand servicemen and women who lost their lives in times of war. With the first to mark the centenary held on Anzac Day 2015 the ceremonies will continue ...

US Memorial

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remembrance. The memorial’s granite tablet was carved in Madison, Wisconsin. The words on the tablet are taken from a radio address delivered on Anzac Day 1943, by then U.S. Secretary of the Navy, Frank Knox, and read: Together, in our strength, we shall keep that ocean – Pacific!... As we are comrades in ...

Notes and questions, North Africa

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North Africa – February 1940–May 1943 We had Anzac Day. The fields were full of these red Tunisian poppies so I said to the troops, 'It's a bit quiet this morning. Get a few jam jars, pop out into the fields and get some poppies and put them on the graves in the cemetery.' There ...

Hunter Merito Nuku

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65239 Nuku Hunter Merito http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C119488 Private Poroporo, New Zealand Mrs E. Nuku (mother), Poroporo, New Zealand ...

A gift for a small Prince

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ranging from honey bees and New Zealand’s natural environment to hunting and fishing, ANZAC Day and wearable arts.” “High school students will find fantasy, science fiction and gritty fiction which will resonate strongly with the world they live in,” says Barbara. “As judges, we’ve acknowledged that young ...

Maungaturoto memorial

Maungaturoto memorial

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Maungaturoto war memorial. ...

Sinking of the Hellas- an Anzac story

Sinking of the Hellas- an Anzac story

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The Hellas was a large steam yacht, measuring 94 m in length and with a beam of 12 m. In the early hours of Anzac Day 1941 the Second New Zealand Division was hurriedly extracting itself from Athens after the Allies’ ill-fated attempt to defend Greece from the German invasion. The evacuation from ...

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Tom,My daughter Caitlin won the ANZ RSA Cyril Bassett VC competition in Wellington. If you search you tube you can listen to it. Her speech was about Kurei...She will speak on ANZAC day in Gallipoli and we hope to be there to listen and be part of the journey. My cell is 0272522355. Nga mihi. Annette ...

Auckland War Memorial Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum

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The main image shows the dawn service at the Auckland War Memorial Museum, 25 April 1986 (Anzac Day). The dawn service was popularised in New Zealand in 1939 by Australian veterans who had attended a similar service in Sydney the previous year. Other images from 2013 show recent additions to the ...

St Aidan's Church memorials, Remuera

St Aidan's Church memorials, Remuera

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contribution of women to the war effort. The Bishop of Auckland, Richard John Simkin, unveiled the first two pairs on 7 December 1947; Governor-General Sir Bernard Freyberg unveiled the others on Anzac Day 1949. The dedicatory plaque reads: “These four windows / are a thank-offering / to Almighty God for his ...

Joseph Firth

Joseph Firth

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politicians on the hill would be constantly reminded of the losses incurred in the war. Unfortunately Firth did not live to see the unveiling of the Cenotaph. He died on 13 April 1931, less than two weeks before its dedication on Anzac Day, 25 April. Teachers A number of College staff members served overseas. ...

Whakatāne Memorial Rest Room

Whakatāne Memorial Rest Room

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dedicated as the County War Memorial in 1927, and an obelisk commemorating Ngāti Awa paramount chief Te Hurinui Apanui sits on the lawn at its base. A carved seat commemorates Albert Stewart, a local Māori politician who led the 1917 campaign against the removal of the rock. Anzac Day services were held at ...

"Stela"- an art project by Kingsley Baird (New Zealand)

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the soldiers’ rations, in New Zealand and Australia they have become associated with the participation of the ANZACs in the Gallipoli Campaign beginning on 25 April 1915. Anzac biscuits are eaten throughout the year, not particularly around Anzac Day. “Stela is concerned with positive and negative ...

Pōhutukawa at Pukeahu

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Read more details in the Ministry's media release  No National Anzac Day Services and Pacific Islands Memorial Unveiling Postponed. Further information: Living Memorials: Pohutukawa at the National War Memorial [PDF 2.7MB] Welcoming our Warriors Home [PDF 3.5MB] Pacific Islands Memorial design ...

Māori ode of remembrance recognises women in uniform

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of Māori Language Week, however the continued use of te reo Māori is encouraged. The Ode of Remembrance is currently being recited, in both English and Māori, each evening as part of a daily public Last Post ceremony which began and Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on Anzac Day this year, and will ...

US Memorial Design for Pukeahu National War Park Unveiled

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path, there is a tablet with a passage to help them focus on remembrance. The words on the tablet are taken from a radio address delivered on Anzac Day 1943, by then US Secretary of the Navy, Frank Knox, and read: Together, in our strength, we shall keep that ocean – Pacific!...As we are comrades in ...

Ian Glendenning's grave

Ian Glendenning's grave

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Ian Glendenning was platoon Commander of 2 Platoon V5 in South Vietnam from 8 May 1970- 8 May 1971. ...

Gimmerburn war memorial

Gimmerburn war memorial

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Gimmerburn war memorial. Gimmerburn is a locality near Ranfurly. Information and image courtesy Joe Enright, 2009 Find out more about the people listed on this memorial on the Auckland War Memorial Museum's  Cenotaph website World Wars gimmerburn ...

Corporal Frederick Purutanga

Corporal Frederick Purutanga

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Corporal Frederick Purutanga n/a ...

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they just looked at us, ignored us, except the officer.  Being in the army its automatic, you hear the word halt and you automatically halt.  He said, ‘Halt, for you the war is over."

So on 25 April (Anzac Day) 1941 fighting in the war ended for John and his mates and life as a Prisoner of War ...

Pte Hona Te Moana Nui a Kiwa (John) Palmer

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were Greeks forgetting we had a New Zealand patch on. We just walked past, they just looked at us, ignored us, except the officer.  Being in the army its automatic, you hear the word halt and you automatically halt.  He said, ‘Halt, for you the war is over." So on 25 April (Anzac Day) 1941 ...

Faenza, Trieste and home

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pushed on to the Idice, finally crossing the Po River on Anzac Day 1945. Taking Padua on 28 April, the Div embarked on its last helter-skelter advance, amidst disintegrating German resistance and partisan success everywhere. To Trieste New Zealand soldiers at Trieste, 1945 The Div crossed the Izonso ...

Pētane NZ Wars memorial

Pētane NZ Wars memorial

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unveiled ‘before a large gathering of veterans and other interested people’ in April 1917, possibly on Anzac Day. Like its counterpart, it was deliberately damaged in the early 1990s and is now a mere remnant of the original, which apparently bore the inscription: To commemorate the fighting at Petane, ...

New Zealand Memorial in London

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recognise home, and British people may learn something of the relationship between our two countries," explains Paul Dibble. The memorial was dedicated on 11 November 2006 in the presence of the Royal Family and is expected to become a particular focus for Anzac Day commemorations in London each year. ...

Section Two- Progress towards outcomes in 2007/08

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heritage memorial sites   Growing use of heritage memorial sites   Memorial sites are valued as expressions of our national identity   The use of heritage memorial sites increased over the year for National commemorations (for example Anzac day) and visits to memorials by the public. This indicates ...

St Augustine’s Church registered

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did not return, Private Willmet Philson, was one of 147 New Zealanders who tragically died on the first day of the landings at Anzac Cove (25 April 1915), since commemorated as Anzac Day.” The idea of building a memorial church commemorating the lives of the local soldiers who never returned home was ...

WW100 marks the centenary of the Gallipoli landings

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online database of soldiers’ records, Walking With An Anzac school curriculum project; Ngā Tapuwae New Zealand First World War Trails, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park which is hosting the National Service of Commemoration on Anzac Day within a week of activities; and the significant exhibitions ...

Collaborative arts projects to mark First World War Centenary

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we prepare to mark a particularly significant Anzac Day this year, it’s been very special for us to be able to support such a diverse group of projects involving different parts of the world that have been touched by the contributions of New Zealanders,” says Creative New Zealand Senior Manager Cath ...

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry launches WWI Memorial Forest

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Public Conservation Land above the iconic Coromandel landmark. The first two native New Zealand trees were planted there on Anzac Day, the 100th anniversary of the landings at Gallipoli. The New Zealand World War I Memorial Forest will eventually see 18,166 native trees planted at a number of sites ...

Vote Arts, Culture and Heritage- First World War Centenary

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and Interpretation Centre and Programme In 2014/15 the Ministry started the process of identifying and developing options for an Education and Interpretation Centre at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. In the interim, since Anzac Day 2015 we have run an education programme at the Park using the Hall ...

Aotearoa’s superdiversity celebrated in hours of new content

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a look at inspirational youth from minority communities who are bucking trends and standing out from their peers. A documentary screening on ANZAC Day will tell the story of unsung Pasifika heroes who supported the covert intelligence network for New Zealand during WWII, in Coastwatchers, and a new ...

Notes and questions, POWs

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would these occur? What were guards looking for? Describe the process. Did you ever have Anzac Day parades? If so, describe these. Do you remember visits from the Red Cross/YMCA/German inspectors? What happened? Was there any chance to talk to them? Did you have any experience of work camps? If so, what ...

2018 Poppy Appeal Not All Wounds Bleed

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Zealand in 2007 for bravery under fire during the war in Afghanistan. “I am an Ambassador for the RSA and, as a soldier, I have experienced the wonderful support the RSA provides. Supporting the RSA is as relevant today as when it was established in 1916. Poppy Day and ANZAC Day are not only about ...

How we performed against our impacts- Tā mātou whakatutukitanga ki ā mātou papātanga

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digital and print projects. Raising public awareness and understanding of the First World War Centenary programme, through key commemorative events in August 2014 (to mark New Zealand’s entry into the war) and Anzac Day 2015 that were well attended by thousands of New Zealanders. Progressing New Zealand’s ...

Roger Tahere Dansey

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6124 Dansey Roger Tahere http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C128771 Sergeant C/o Davys and Burton, Solicitors, Rotorua, New Zealand Mrs Daisy Sarah Dansey (mother), C/o Davys and Burton, Solicitors, Rotorua, New Zealand ...

The Military Medal- Private Huki Rawhiti. Chunuk Bair 1915.

The Military Medal- Private Huki Rawhiti. Chunuk Bair 1915.

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Kei Te Ora Tonu te Mahara RAWHITI, Huki.16/530, Private. (Tokomaru Bay) Military Medal The Citation reads: On August 10 th, 1915, under the Farm at Chunuk Bair, he carried nine wounded British Soldiers down to the Māori Regimental aid post under heavy fir ...

Frank Roberts

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16/1382 Roberts Frank http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C69365 Mrs K. Roberts (wife), Faleasiu, Samoa, Pacific Islands 4th Maori Contingent, Samoa Relief Force Reinforcements 4th Reinforcements, Proceeding to Samoa for Disc ...

Horton Oliphant Stewart

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4183 Stewart Horton Oliphant http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C26899 Second Lieutenant Horton's brother Second Lieutenant Donald Stewart also served in the Māori Battalion. Corrections and addition (wife's maiden ...

Glen Eden RSA Memorial Wall

Glen Eden RSA Memorial Wall

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The Western Suburbs RSA clubrooms (later the Glen Eden RSA clubrooms) were first opened on 9 April 1938. ...

NZ screens and airwaves to be filled with stimulating new factual stories next year

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$310,000 Grand Designs NZ 5, 6 x 44 mins, Imagination Television for Three, up to $240,000 Loading Docs: Power, 8 x 5 mins, Notable Pictures for Loading Docs.net, up to $168,767 ANZAC Day Wreath Laying Ceremony 2019, 1 x 60 mins, Screentime NZ for TVNZ 1, up to $98,000 The Nutters Club, 49 x 90 mins, The ...

Qualifying rounds

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Steve Sumner and Steve Wooddin, and younger players such as Grant Turner, Keith Mackay, Duncan Cole, Glenn Dods and Ricki Herbert. The first round New Zealand’s long road to Spain began on Anzac Day 1981 with a hard-fought 3–3 draw with Australia at Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland. An easy win in Fiji was ...

1922- key events

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established to coordinate the production, transport and marketing of farm produce. New Zealand’s first Poppy Day was held on 24 April, the day before Anzac Day. More than 260,000 poppies were sold, earning £13,166 (equivalent to nearly $1.3 million in 2018) to help war-ravaged areas of northern France and ...

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The Hellas was a large steam yacht, measuring 94 m in length and with a beam of 12 m.

In the early hours of Anzac Day 1941 the Second New Zealand Division was hurriedly extracting itself from Athens after the Allies’ ill-fated attempt to defend Greece from the German invasion. ...

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The Hellas was a large steam yacht, measuring 94 m in length and with a beam of 12 m.

In the early hours of Anzac Day 1941 the Second New Zealand Division was hurriedly extracting itself from Athens after the Allies’ ill-fated attempt to defend Greece from the German invasion. ...

Wiremu Te Harawira Mitchell

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Mum who wrote it down and sent it to the Association, although he conveniently left out the bit about being AWOL from his own unit at the time- he, Bert Hill and Rex Delaney would often laugh about it when they "got in their cups" on Anzac Day. Corporal M Mitchell 36256 Royal NZ Army Service ...

Honouring public servants

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rededication of roll of honour boards.  Audit Office publication: From auditor to soldier Rededication of Education Department roll of honour board Ministry of Education Anzac Day service Rededication of Public Trust Office roll of honour boards Ministry for Primary Industries roll of honour board Addition of ...

Anzac- Poem

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Poem by Richard Hamon, Whiskey 2 Company 1RNZIR, 1968-1969. Anzac is the day we all remember, when the troops Of Australia and New Zealand came together To fight the war of all wars that was suppose to end The misery and hatred among nations and men But w ...

augustus james brown

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brown 4383 augustus james seventh private no 24 company (canterbury section) christchurch suburb clerk Gulf of Taranto 6 April 1901 ferry road christchurch brown mr richard same father ...

James Tango

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812619 Tango James http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C117678 Private Moerewa, New Zealand Mrs L. Tango (mother), P.O., Ngawha, Northland, New Zealand ...

Flags in schools

Flags in schools

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their powers. The Ceremony of Honouring the Flag Regulations 1941 came into force in November 1941. They required state schools to 'observe the ceremony of honouring the flag' to commemorate a number of days. Some of these days, such as Waitangi Day and Anzac Day, are still commemorated today, ...

Audio Described Aotearoa goes online

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says. The following week, 25 April, viewers were treated to Anzac Day screenings of D ear Horizon and Passchendaele. These two ballets were first performed in 2015 as part of the RNZB’s Salute programme, a collaboration with the New Zealand Army Band commemorating the centenary of the Gallipoli ...

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The only sorts of things they would talk about, after a good "session" at the RSA on Anzac Day, was about fights with Aussies, Brits, Canadians and anyone else in the bars of Cairo, or Alexandria, or on furlough in London, or going AWOL to join poker schools with cobbers from Golden Bay who were in ...

Paki Tahitahi

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65368 Tahitahi Paki http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C117363 Private Waihopo, New Zealand Mr P. Tahitahi (father), Waihopo, New Zealand ...

Jack Anderson

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67390 Anderson Jack http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C116782 Private 16 Gordon Road, Otahuhu, New Zealand Mrs D.M. Anderson (wife), Bombay Street, Auckland, New Zealand ...

Walter Henry Napia

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25953 Napia Walter Henry http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C116678 Private Marangai, Okaihau, New Zealand Mrs C. Napia (mother), Waimate North, Bay of Islands, New Zealand ...

Dispatch rider training

Dispatch rider training

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Being a motorcycle dispatch rider was as dangerous as being an infantryman. The Māori Battalion lost several to injuries, capture and death. Indeed, its first fatal casualty of the war, Tokena (Pango) Pokai, was a dispatch rider killed in a night-time roa ...

Memorial to Bess the horse

Memorial to Bess the horse

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The memorial to Bess near Flock House, Manawatū. Bess (originally named Zelma) was the only horse to leave New Zealand with the Main Body and return home after the First World War ended. ...

Paki Tipa

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39467 Tipa Paki http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C116970 Private Maungatapere, New Zealand Mrs P. Tipa (wife), Maungatapere, New Zealand ...

Oxford war memorial

Oxford war memorial

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Oxford First World War memorial ...

Witch Hill memorial

Witch Hill memorial

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The Witch Hill memorial, which includes the name of Wimbledon champion Anthony Wilding ...

Seddonville war memorial

Seddonville war memorial

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HMS Neptune lost in Mediterranean minefield

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In New Zealand’s worst naval tragedy, the Royal Navy cruiser HMS Neptune struck enemy mines and sank off Libya. Of the 764 men who lost their lives, 150 were New Zealanders. ...

The National War Memorial Carillon

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constructed in reinforced steel faced with Putaruru stone. It features wrought-iron grilles and delicate copper louvres, which allow the music of the bells to flow freely from the tower. Opening and after The dedication ceremony took place on Anzac Day, 25 April 1932. The National War Memorial was consecrated ...

Dominion Museum

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dedicated on Anzac Day, 25 April 1932 (the Hall of Memories was completed in 1964). In 1933 Fletcher Construction began laying the foundations for the new museum building. The National Art Gallery and the Gallery of the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts were to occupy the first floor, with the ground floor ...

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Tairawhiti – Gisborne's museum and art gallery, which includes an exhibition on the history of C Company, 28th Māori Battalion.

Notes and questions, Italy

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What did you do on Anzac Day? Has that changed over the years? What does Anzac Day mean to you? What are your feelings about war in general? What is the impact of your war experiences on your life? ...

Interpreting First World War memorials

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Zealanders served overseas and some 18,000 lost their lives during the war. Sacrifice like this meant grief on a large scale. There were grieving parents, lovers, siblings and friends who wanted to have a memorial where they could lay their wreaths at Anzac Day and contemplate their loss. Returned men wished ...

Elmwood School war memorial

Elmwood School war memorial

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Elmwood School war memorial pre- and post-Christchurch earthquake ...

Ernest and Allan Holz

Ernest and Allan Holz

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Brothers Allan, Ernest and William Holz arrived in France in May 1917. Within a fortnight, two of them were dead and the third was seriously wounded. ...

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Fantastic site dedicated to our home-grown heroes family members who returned battle-scarred weary. Sadly many paid the ultimate price but their memory lives on. We honour them during family reunions particularly on ANZAC Day. 28th Maori Battalion

Arthur Brooking

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25817 Brooking Arthur Private Te Araroa, New Zealand Mrs K. Brooking (mother), Te Araroa, New Zealand ...

Notes and questions, Pacific

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have? What was your attitude towards conscientious objectors? What did the battle for the Pacific mean to you at the time? What does that battle mean to you now? Why do you think it is so well remembered by those who fought there? What did you do on Anzac Day? Has that changed over the years? What does ...

Evacuation

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Zealand, the campaign helped foster a growing sense of national identity. Those at home were proud of how their ‘boys’ had performed under difficult conditions. Official observance of Anzac Day, the day of the landing, ensured the campaign would not be forgotton. Today, Gallipoli remains in the collective ...

Gallipoli in brief

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founding President of the Turkish Republic. In New Zealand (and Australia), Gallipoli helped foster a developing sense of national identity. Those at home were proud of how their men had performed on the world stage, establishing a reputation for fighting hard in difficult conditions. Anzac Day grew out of ...

It's war again

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carry wreaths, in silence, on Anzac Day. So, when the Second World War was declared, even the young, like 17-year-old Mae Carson, felt 'terror' that her brothers would have to go through what her father had experienced. Where Britain goes… On 3 September 1939, Britain, with the support of ...

Outcome One

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be represented by units of access to or experiences of online information – for example, target audiences accessing the topic ‘Anzac Day’ on NZHistory.net.nz. The online delivery of information allows content to be accessed by multiple target audiences anywhere, at any time. As audiences grow and ...

Diverse funding for World War One centenary

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Finlayson welcomed the decisions, saying increased attendances at Anzac Day services show a growing interest and understanding amongst New Zealanders of the sacrifices made in all armed conflicts. “The lottery funding will enhance commemorations for everyone regardless of where they live in New Zealand. The ...

Many more of our authentic NZ stories to be revealed

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Television for Prime, up to $126,621. The joy and jeopardy of NZ military pilots, from then (WW2) to now. For ANZAC day 2020. Help Is On The Way, 1 x 45 mins, Whisky Tango Foxtrot for Prime, up to $139,325. The unforgettable story of 36 people trapped on the upper floors of the Grand Chancellor Hotel after ...

Hori Rautahi Teko

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805215 Teko Hori Ruatahi http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C119888 Private Note: Whanau advise middle name is Rautahi, not Ruatahi (20/4/15) Ratana Pa, Wanganui, New Zealand Mrs M. Teko (wife), Ratana Pa, Wanganui, New Zeal ...

New Zealand Wars conversations

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our past that they have nothing to forget.’ Morgan Godfery was another to ask, ‘ why do we ignore the New Zealand Wars? ’, maintaining that while Anzac Day ‘represents a kind of retrospective nationhood, the New Zealand Wars more accurately represent actual nationhood.’ Joanna Kidman, Associate ...

Teaomarama Puhirere

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811033 Puhirere Teaomarama http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C30991 Lance Corporal PO Box 85, Taupo, New Zealand Mrs M. Puhirere (wife), Morinsville, New Zealand 23-Apr-45 Italy ...

Hekiheki Wikeepa & Te Puhi Patara First ANZAC Motiti Is 25-04-08

Hekiheki Wikeepa & Te Puhi Patara First ANZAC Motiti Is 25-04-08

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Hekiheki Wikeepa & Te Puhi Patara First ANZAC Motiti Is 25-04-08 Hekiheki Wikeepa & Te Puhi Patara this is the property of Hinemihi Patara Not to be copied without my permission. ...

Landing on Mono Island under fire

Landing on Mono Island under fire

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Charging off an LCI (Landing Craft Infantry) onto a Mono Island beach under fire ...

Waiotemarama First World War memorial

Waiotemarama First World War memorial

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Waiotemarama First World War memorial ...

One family's story- the 1918 influenza pandemic

One family's story- the 1918 influenza pandemic

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One man tells of the terrible situations his family faced during the pandemic. ...

Trans-Tasman orchestras mark Anzac centenary with near simultaneous world premieres

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marking the centenary with this significant commission. “Anzac Day is such an important day of remembrance for all Australians and is part of our collective identity. We are honoured to be paying our respects to those who fought in Gallipoli in this trans-Tasman collaboration with our neighbours at the ...

Resources

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exhibition on the history of B Company, 28th Māori Battalion. Tairawhiti Museum = Te Whare Taonga o te Tairawhiti – Gisborne's museum and art gallery, which includes an exhibition on the history of C Company, 28th Māori Battalion. Anzac Day collection (NZOnScreen) – a fantastic collection of some of the ...

Railwaymen in the NZEF

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Wellington rugby representative who died of wounds on 22 October 1917; Sapper J.H. 'Dodger' Martin, an Upper Hutt locomotive fireman who had served with the Railway Engineers in Samoa and was killed on Anzac Day 1918; Sergeant James Neary, killed on 12 October 1918; and Sapper Hugh Robb, who had ...

A history of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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a Dominion Museum, and a War Memorial Carillon and Hall of Memories.” The chosen site for these buildings was on Buckle Street, Mount Cook, then occupied by a large gaol. Construction began in 1931. The Carillon was dedicated on Anzac Day, 25 April 1932 (the Hall of Memories was completed in 1964) with the ...

Strategic direction

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example, through local music or literature); and symbolically (by providing points of national connection, such as Anzac Day ceremonies). This enhances the well-being of individuals, families and communities. Culture is also economically important. Cultural activities stimulate originality, the development ...

Heritage Services

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included the commemoration of the centenary of the Battle for Chunuk Bair and the 100th anniversary of the first Anzac Day commemorations in 1916 which was supported by a briefing kit for media, a direct mail package to public and university libraries and museums, and the #MyAnzacDay photo competition. ...

Featherston cemetery First World War memorial

Featherston cemetery First World War memorial

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Featherston soldiers cemetery war memorial obelisk and war memorial wall. ...

Levin war memorial

Levin war memorial

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Levin memorial cenotaph ...

RSA Women's Sections

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that the ideas and schemes for raising money generally originate.' [2] Alexander Turnbull Library, EP-Days of Commemoration-ANZAC Day-05. Women selling Anzac poppies, Wellington. When this image was published in 1940 it referred to these five women as 'Veterans of Poppy Day', as they had ...

150 years since the Battle of Gate Pā

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established to commemorate and raise awareness of the wars that took place 150 years ago in Waikato and Tauranga, notes the significance of the timing. Image is courtesy of the Gate Pā 2014 Commemorations facebook page. "On Anzac Day, we remembered those soldiers who gave their lives in the two world ...

Law and Order and the Military

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Anzac Day, 25 April 1932, with the Hall of Memories below it completed in 1964. The National Art Gallery and Dominion Museum opened 1936, in an imposing neo-classical building. It closed in 1996, reopening on the Wellington waterfront as the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. The Second World War ...

Overview

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beliefs. The influential Returned Soldiers’ Association lobbied the government to make Anzac Day a sacred, ‘Sundayised’ holiday, helping to turn war remembrance into a ‘civil religion’. Kaiapoi war memorial The most enduring expressions of New Zealanders’ sorrow about and pride in their wartime sacrifices ...

War animals and the purple poppy

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Zealanders to recognise 24 February New Zealand War Animal Memorial Day. A purple poppy can be worn as a symbol of remembrance analogous to the red poppy worn on Anzac Day. Some people like to wear both, to symbolise the close relationship between service personnel and war animals and the importance of ...

A Māori word a day

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– Good Friday (also Paraire) Aranga – Easter Sunday Rā Maumahara ki nga hoia o Aotearoa me Ahitereiria – Anzac Day Rā whanau o te Kuini o Ingarangi – Queen’s Birthday Matariki – beginning of Māori New Year, Pleiades Kirihimete – Christmas Ā-tau – annual Hararei – holiday Whakatā – rest Whakanui ...

New Zealand coastwatchers executed by the Japanese

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Seventeen New Zealand coastwatchers and five civilians captured in the Gilbert Islands (now Kiribati) during the Second World War were beheaded at Betio, Tarawa. ...

Frederick Tangiika Tuanoa Pohe

Frederick Tangiika Tuanoa Pohe

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Frederick Tangiika Tuanoa Pohe served in A Company Family Collection, for family only. Uploaded by Lillian Pompey (neice) ...

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adventure. It was then we first appreciated the qualities of Nathan, Harding's famous henchman who now has a Greek wife and about whom fabulous stories could be told.

We left Greece on Anzac Day from a beach near Marathon. My thoughts were bitter. The Germans were broadcasting "Run, rabbit run". Along ...

‘Ma Te Reinga’: The Way of a Maori Soldier

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Harding's famous henchman who now has a Greek wife and about whom fabulous stories could be told. We left Greece on Anzac Day from a beach near Marathon. My thoughts were bitter. The Germans were broadcasting "Run, rabbit run". Along came Harding as cheerful as ever: splashing through the water ...

The year in review = He āta tirohanga ki te tau

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significance to our society and culture. During the year we developed advice for Cabinet, proposing a structure to manage New Zealand’s recognition of the Centenary and also proposing a number of specific commemorative projects. The first stage of the Memorial Park development was completed in time for ANZAC ...

Notes and questions, merchant seafarers

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you do on Anzac Day? Has that changed over the years? Have you joined other veterans groups, e.g., Merchant Navy Associations (established in 1990s)? What did the war mean to you at the time you were in service? What does it mean to you today? What do you feel was the impact of your war experiences on ...

NZ and the Malayan Emergency

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The Malayan Emergency was a 12-year-long conflict in the Malayan peninsula which arose from an attempt by the Malayan Communist Party to overthrow the British colonial administration of Malaya. ...

Rangiriri grave

Rangiriri grave

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Rangiriri Historic Cemetery contains the graves of imperial soldiers; most of them are unnamed, but they are commemorated by central monuments. ...

The Diary of Corporal/Captain Wordley

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1940- Battalion Church Parade. Wipiti, a dashing looking guy from 'D' Coy was married- it was quite an occasion for us all. Anzac Day 1940 Maori Battalion paraded through Palmerston North and marched past the Palmerston North War Memorial. Next day, Friday 26th April our camp was inspected by ...

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Awapuni Races and I am sorry to say that I lost 2-10-0 - which would have been "big, big" money to me!

Sunday 7th April 1940 - Battalion Church Parade. Wipiti, a dashing looking guy from 'D' Coy was married - it was quite an occasion for us all.

Anzac Day 1940

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Maori nei? That man by his help and his example saved many a good man for the Battalion that night.

We left Greece on the 25th of April, Anzac Day, from a beach near Marathon. My thoughts were bitter.

The Germans were broadcasting "Run, rabbit run."

Along came Harding cheerful as ever ...

Harding Waipuke Leaf, M.C.

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example saved many a good man for the Battalion that night. We left Greece on the 25th of April, Anzac Day, from a beach near Marathon. My thoughts were bitter. The Germans were broadcasting "Run, rabbit run." Along came Harding cheerful as ever splashing through the water shepherding men who ...

Māori Battalion diary- April 1941

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the Battalion was evacuated from the Athens area to Crete aboard the Glengyle in the early hours of Anzac Day. They left behind 10 dead and 81 prisoners of war. Of the 700 or so members who went to Greece today there are only two surviving veterans. Diary 1 April: 0930hrs Battalion departs Katerini. ...

Maungakaramea memorials

Maungakaramea memorials

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statement: 'The First World War Memorial stands near the gate of the Domain, it was unveiled by the late Mr. Mander, M.P.' This statement is quoted verbatim in the 1985 publication, but the source of the statement is not acknowledged. This memorial is used for Anzac Day services. Maungakaramea ...

The Tiki times

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a P.O.W. in Italy, is now reported in Switzerland. Bill Dervan, prominent Auckland boxing announcer died recently. He was also an hotel proprietor. The Mayor of Invercargill has returned home from overseas service. J. R. Hannan. At the Anzac Day parade in Napier, Colonel A. S. Wilder, of the 25th Bn., ...

RNZAF timeline

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RNZAF personnel are killed when an Iroquois helicopter crashes in rugged terrain near Pukerua Bay on the Kāpiti Coast. The helicopter was en route to Wellington from Ōhakea airbase to take part in Anzac Day commemorations. A RNZAF Hercules transports search and rescue teams from Auckland to Christchurch ...

Brooklyn war memorial

Brooklyn war memorial

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War memorial at Brooklyn, including names of those who served and those who died ...

Anzac Day 2010 Kalgoorlie, Western Australia

Anzac Day 2010 Kalgoorlie, Western Australia

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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 Australia

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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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The march through Kalgoorlie From the Barrett Family Collection ...

Anzac Day 2010 Kalgoorlie, Western Australia

Anzac Day 2010 Kalgoorlie, Western Australia

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The closing karakia at the end of the march. From the Barrett Family Collection. ...

Anzac day dawn service

Anzac day dawn service

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Māori Battalion veteran Haare Te Nuku Ratana and Vietnam veteran Matt Te Pou seated with other veterans inside the wharekai at Te Rewarewa marae, Rūātoki. Haare served with B Company and embarked with the 10th Reinforcements.  He is the only remaining Tūh ...

Anzac Day landings at Gallipoli

Anzac Day landings at Gallipoli

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Photo of the landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915 ...

Māori Battalion diary- May 1941

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Māori Battalion diary- May 1941 Overview Map of Crete On Anzac Day 1941 over 500 members of the Māori Battalion were among 16,000 troops who reached Crete after the Allies’ failed campaign in Greece. Crete was intended to be a staging post for evacuated troops en route to Egypt. Orders changed and ...

Hori Te Awarau Karaka Tuau and Sonny Maaka Papuni

Hori Te Awarau Karaka Tuau and Sonny Maaka Papuni

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Like most others, our father Hori Matehe TUAU, aka Hori Te Awarau Karaka TUAU enlisted under an assumed name due to his age at the time. Him and his mate Sonny Maaka Papuni (seated), enlisted together. My father was wounded in Tripoli and chose to name hi ...

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when four of their men were killed. They then fell back to defend the Thermopylae Line, but on 21 April 1941 the British command decided to abandon Greece. Most of the Battalion was evacuated from the Athens area to Crete aboard the Glengyle in the early hours of Anzac Day. They left behind 10 ...

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Overview

On Anzac Day 1941 over 500 members of the Māori Battalion were among ...

Robert Moke

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65207 Moke Robert http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C29861 Private Wairapukao Camp, Kaingaroa, Rotorua, New Zealand Mr P. Moke (father), Reporoa, via Rotorua, New Zealand 2-Nov-42 Western Desert ...

Calls for a new flag

Calls for a new flag

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Debate in the last few decades about a new New Zealand flag has led to referenda scheduled for 2015 and 2016. ...

Chinese Women's Organisations

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exhibitions, and Christmas gala parties. Out-reach activities included sporting events – badminton tournaments and Round-the Bay races (with members running in IWANZ uniforms) – and the Pink Ribbon campaign.  In 2018, IWANZ also dispatched its own contingent to the Anzac Day memorial service. Of particular ...

Measuring progress against the Ministry impact indicators

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Australian Memorial and Anzac Day before settling down to a more normal pattern.  The National War Memorial will also experience an increase in visitors as people visit the wider Precinct. Book sales The Ministry has helped to foster an increasing public appetite for printed information about New Zealand’s ...

Tuahae Te Purei

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62626 Te Purei Tuahae http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C117395 Charlie, Shang Lance Sergeant Te Araroa, New Zealand Miss M. Te Purei (sister), Whangara, New Zealand ...

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wreaths to those who died in the 1915 Gallipoli campaign. The thoughts of many were suitably expressed by Father Henare Tate on the public address system. After all, we were of the generation which knew all about Gallipoli from our school days. Anzac Day was revently observed in our formative years, and ...

Impressions- Pilgrimage Cruise of the 28th

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our school days. Anzac Day was revently observed in our formative years, and the story of Gallipoli was at the very root of our nationhood. If I now hurry over a visit to the port of Kusadasi, from which we visited the ruins of the ancient city of Ephesus where the Virgin Mary lived and where St Paul ...

How we performed against our impacts = Tā mātou whakatutukitanga ki ā mātou papātanga

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project to acknowledge the Centenary of the First World War, and will be completed in time to be the centrepiece of Anzac Day commemorations in 2015. The Ministry also progressed an amendment to the Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981 in the Statutes Amendment Bill in 2012/13.  The proposed ...

How we performed against our impacts = Tā mātou whakatutukitanga ki ā mātou papātanga

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150%. Total visits are projected to be 10.5 million in 2014/15.   Other websites include – 28 Māori Battalion, Anzac Day, Vietnam War, NZ at Frankfurt, QuakeStories and WW100.   Our websites have proven to be an effective channel of communication to increase people’s understanding of New Zealand’s ...

Fatalities

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have no known grave. They are commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial on the Gallipoli Peninsula. The number before the memorial denotes the panel on which the name appears; for those with cemetery references, the letter and number denote the grave's row and plot location. Anzac Day – a guide for ...

Further information

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Books and further reading relating to the history of Anzac Day in the Pacific Islands of Niue and the Cook Islands ...

Māori Battalion diary- April 1943

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Routine Order No. 1.  Weather: Dull and overcast and at time showery. 25 April, Sun Anzac Day. Routine laid down for duration of stay here. 0700 hrs reveille, 0745 hrs breakfast, 1230 hrs lunch, tea 1730 hrs. At 1000 hrs Roman Catholics, under Capt. Matehaere, paraded and went to 23 Battalion area where ...

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Wehipeihana from Division Signals. See Routine Order No. 1Weather: Dull and overcast and at time showery.

  • 25 April, Sun Anzac Day. Routine laid down for duration of stay here. 0700 hrs reveille, ...

  • Performing arts

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    Invercargill, during the late 1940s or 1950s. The band made 190 public appearances during its first five years (1940—45) and played at each local Anzac Day dawn service, 1942-57. In 1947, a second women's brass band, Auckland's Te Akarana Girls' Band, joined the Dunedin women at the annual ...

    Humphrey Goring Dyer

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    39998 Dyer Humphrey Goring http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C116117 Major This article appeared in the April 1990 NZ 28 Maori Battalion Golden Jubilee Reunion  booklet.    2nd C.O.- DYER, Humphrey Goring, MID. Born 7th Mar ...

     Landing at Anzac, April 25, 1915 by Charles Dixon

    Landing at Anzac, April 25, 1915 by Charles Dixon

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    The landing at Anzac, April 25, 1915 painting by Charles Dixon ...

    Evelyn Brooke

    Evelyn Brooke

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    Evelyn Brooke was responsible for nursing arrangements on the hospital ship Maheno, which sailed for Gallipoli in July 1915. ...

    Henare Te Wainohu

    Henare Te Wainohu

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    Henare Te Wainohu was a chaplain in the Native Contingent during the Gallipoli campaign. ...

    Gallipoli biographies

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    Find out more about some of the New Zealanders involved in the Gallipoli campaign between April 1915 and January 1916. ...

    Cook Islands roll of honour boards

    Cook Islands roll of honour boards

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    Roll of honour boards listing soldiers from the Cook Islands who served in the First World War, circa 1920s. ...

    Niue First World War memorial

    Niue First World War memorial

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    War memorial and presentation gun erected near the church in Alofi, Niue, 1920. ...

    Unveiling of soldiers' memorial, Avarua

    Unveiling of soldiers' memorial, Avarua

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    Unveiling of the soldiers’ memorial, Avarua, Rarotonga, 1926. ...

    Alofi national memorial in Niue

    Alofi national memorial in Niue

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    Avatele war memorial, Niue

    Avatele war memorial, Niue

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    Avatele war memorial in Niue ...

    Hakupu war memorial, Niue

    Hakupu war memorial, Niue

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    Hikutavake war memorial, Niue

    Hikutavake war memorial, Niue

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    Lakepa war memorial, Niue

    Lakepa war memorial, Niue

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    Liku war memorial, Niue

    Liku war memorial, Niue

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    Mutalau war memorial

    Mutalau war memorial

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    Tamakautoga war memorial, Niue

    Tamakautoga war memorial, Niue

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    Atiu war memorial, Cook Islands

    Atiu war memorial, Cook Islands

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    Tuapa war memorial, Niue

    Tuapa war memorial, Niue

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     The homecoming from Gallipoli, by Walter Bowring

    The homecoming from Gallipoli, by Walter Bowring

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    Painting by Walter Armiger Bowring (1916) depicting the return of New Zealand's first wounded soldiers from Gallipoli. ...

    Ari Burnu Memorial, Gallipoli

    Ari Burnu Memorial, Gallipoli

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    Ari Burnu Memorial, Gallipoli ...

    Poppy field, village of Pas, Somme 1918

    Poppy field, village of Pas, Somme 1918

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    This painting of the village of Pas, the Somme, 1918, is by N.H. Welch. Note the poppies in the field. See the NZ History and Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association websites for information on the significance of the poppy. ...

    George Bollinger

    George Bollinger

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    George Bollinger's diary documents superbly the experiences and shifting attitudes of a New Zealand soldier during the Gallipoli campaign. ...

    William Malone at Gallipoli

    William Malone at Gallipoli

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    Lieutenant-Colonel William Malone outside his bivouac on Walker's Ridge. He commanded the Wellington Battalion at Gallipoli and was killed on 8 August 1915 during the fight for Chunuk Bair. ...

    Malone Memorial, Stratford

    Malone Memorial, Stratford

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    This is the memorial arch to Lieutenant-Colonel William George Malone at Stratford, Taranaki. Malone, a Stratford farmer and lawyer, was the commander of the Wellington Infantry Battalion at Gallipoli. He died on the slopes of Chunuk Bair on 8 August 1915 ...

    Charles Begg

    Charles Begg

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    On 17 April 1915 Charles Begg, a qualified doctor and Field Ambulance superviser, embarked for Gallipoli from Alexandria. When the Anzacs landed on 25 April, casualties were unexpectedly heavy. Begg sent his bearer sections ashore while his surgical teams ...

    Alexander Godley

    Alexander Godley

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    Major-General Alexander Godley commanded the New Zealand and Australian Division at Gallipoli, 1915 ...

    Francis Twisleton

    Francis Twisleton

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    Francis Twisleton landed at Gallipoli in May 1915. His letters home provide insights into the reality of trench warfare. ...

    Cook Islands Armistice Day notice

    Cook Islands Armistice Day notice

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    Public notice of Armistice Day services in the Cook Islands, 1924 ...

    NZSO pays tribute to our Anzac heroes

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    Commemorate the spirit of Anzac with your national orchestra and enjoy three inspiring works by composers from Australia, New Zealand and England. We begin On Anzac Eve with a salute across the Tasman to our closest allies. Sydney-born composer Ross Edwar ...

    'Anzac Pioneers' theme for classic fighters 2015

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    The organisers of the Classic Fighters Airshow at Omaka Airfield, Blenheim, N.Z. have announced that their major biennial airshow over Easter 2015 will carry the theme 'ANZAC PIONEERS'. ...

    Results of the Gallipoli 2015 ballot announced

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    New Zealanders who entered the Gallipoli 2015 ballot to attend the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landings will be notified from today whether they have been successful, Veterans’ Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse has announced. ...

    NZSO Anzac concert commemorates First World War

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    The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra continues its commemoration of the centenary of the First World War this year with a poetry-themed Anzac programme, including the works of two composers who fell during the Great War. Two of the featured composers died d ...

    RSA thanks Kiwis for supporting 2017 Poppy Appeal: $1.9 million raised to help NZ’s service community

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    New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association (RSA) and its member clubs thank New Zealanders for their generosity in supporting our current and former service personnel through the 2017 Poppy Appeal. The RSA’s 2017 Poppy Appeal raised $1.9 million in do ...

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