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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 ...

Our people

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estimated 50,000 people present at the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park and surrounding streets on Anzac Day 2015. Pukeahu National War Memorial Park continues to be a focus for us all to reflect on this country’s contribution in times of conflict. The four-year renovation of the National Carillon ...

Wiremu Te Harawira Mitchell

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would just shrug it off- "must've eaten too much pork", or "probably Jim Edmonds' bloody cows polluted the watercress again".  All of his friends were the same.  The only sorts of things they would talk about, after a good "session" at the RSA on Anzac Day, was ...

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 ...

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 ...

Rauemi

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

‘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 ...

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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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 World War Two Memorial Hall Images of ...

Bells of remembrance

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agreed and four years later, on Anzac Day 1932, the 50-metre-high carillon was dedicated and ‘the music of the bells drifted over the city borne on a southerly breeze.’ [1] Each bell bears a name or inscription in memory of those to whom they were dedicated. A sub-committee of the Carillon Society ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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