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RSA launches Poppy Appeal 2019 with a focus on whanau

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This year’s RSA Poppy Appeal has been launched with a focus on the support needed for families of service men and women. The 2019 Poppy Appeal features a call for Kiwis to be understanding and show their care for not only veterans and those currently or p ...

2016 First World War Commemorations Focus on Western Front

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

West Eyreton war memorial

West Eyreton war memorial

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and had to be pulled down. It was then re-erected and unveiled at a re-dedication on Anzac Day 2015 (see community contribution below). Site Style Ornamentation Unveiling Date No of Dead Near public building Arch    4-Jun-1922 2 (ww1) Images and information: Bernard Kingsbury, 2015 2008 image: ...

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 ...

Gimmerburn war memorial

Gimmerburn war memorial

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

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. ...

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

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

Koro Tait 67992

Koro Tait 67992

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

Tuapeka West school, new memorial gates

Tuapeka West school, new memorial gates

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

Queenstown Memorial Centre

Queenstown Memorial Centre

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

Wairuru Marae memorial gates

Wairuru Marae memorial gates

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

Reginald Judson memorial oak

Reginald Judson memorial oak

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

Te Aroha Second World War memorial

Te Aroha Second World War memorial

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

Nixon memorial, Ōtāhuhu

Nixon memorial, Ōtāhuhu

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paid with the proceeds of a concert and ball held that evening in the local hall under His Excellency’s patronage. 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 only three memorials to be erected in New ...

Hunter Merito Nuku

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

Russell war memorial

Russell war memorial

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

Maungaturoto memorial

Maungaturoto memorial

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Maungaturoto war memorial. ...

Anzac reflections, 2010

Anzac reflections, 2010

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

Pastures Green- Poem

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

Lion Rock, Piha war memorial

Lion Rock, Piha war memorial

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An Anzac Day procession makes its way to Lion Rock, Piha's war memorial in 1985 or 1986. The service each year is held at low tide. The memorial includes 2 memorial plaques – one records the men mainly from the Piha sawmill who fought in the First World War. The other records the men ...

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