Search results

Leigh war memorial

Leigh war memorial

nzhistory.govt.nz

obviously in use on Anzac Day.  From the modernity of the tiling on the wall, it appears the plaques may have been moved from elsewhere, or else the wall was retiled and the plaques placed back in the original positions. Information and image courtesy of Allie Toledo World Wars leigh ...

Kaka Point war memorial

Kaka Point war memorial

nzhistory.govt.nz

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

Tahuna war memorial

Tahuna war memorial

nzhistory.govt.nz

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

Maketu memorial boulder

Maketu memorial boulder

nzhistory.govt.nz

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

Roger Tahere Dansey

28maoribattalion.org.nz

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

Horton Oliphant Stewart

28maoribattalion.org.nz

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

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

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

28maoribattalion.org.nz

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 ...

Anzac- Poem

vietnamwar.govt.nz

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 ...

Glen Eden RSA Memorial Wall

Glen Eden RSA Memorial Wall

nzhistory.govt.nz

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

Corporal Frederick Purutanga

Corporal Frederick Purutanga

28maoribattalion.org.nz

Corporal Frederick Purutanga n/a ...

Katikati war memorial

Katikati war memorial

nzhistory.govt.nz

The First World War memorial gates at the entrance to Uretara Domain, Katikati, bear the date ‘1920’, but they were not in fact formally unveiled until Anzac Day 1921. One of the pillars has the following dedication: “THESE GATES / WERE ERECTED / BY THE RESIDENTS OF / KATIKATI / IN GRATEFUL ...

Sir Andrew Russell memorial

Sir Andrew Russell memorial

nzhistory.govt.nz

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

Tolaga Bay war memorial

Tolaga Bay war memorial

nzhistory.govt.nz

The Tolaga Bay or Uawa County First World War memorial was a brick-and-concrete three-arch gateway built as a formal entranceway to the Tolaga Bay recreation ground. It was unveiled on Anzac Day 1925 (‘Tolaga Bay Memorial Gates’, Poverty Bay Herald, 18/3/1925, p. 7; ‘Tolaga Bay’s Memorial Gates: ...

Classroom ideas- Passchendaele

nzhistory.govt.nz

First World War as part of the Western Front campaign. This campaign saw massive battles fought along a line stretching some 700 kilometres from Switzerland to the Belgian coast. New Zealand’s experience on the Western Front has been overshadowed by stories of Gallipoli and Anzac Day, but in the overall ...

YouTube clips

mch.govt.nz

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

Help sought for the National War Memorial

mch.govt.nz

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

Memorial to Bess the horse

Memorial to Bess the horse

nzhistory.govt.nz

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 ...

Lieutenant H.T.K. Green's headstone

Lieutenant H.T.K. Green's headstone

28maoribattalion.org.nz

Our Dad's Headstone. Heartfelt thanks to our cousin Richard Wiremu Karuwai Milner (Our aunty Hora Green's son) who had the wreath placed here and the photo taken and send to me in July 2005. Here is what he had to say: On ANZAC Day this year Aussies and Kiwis from the Sinai Force went to ...

Normanby First World War memorial

Normanby First World War memorial

nzhistory.govt.nz

The Normanby First World War memorial arch, which stands in front of the Normanby School, was completed in January 1922 (the exact date of dedication is uncertain, possibly Anzac Day the same year). The arch, designed by architects Duffill and Gibson, was constructed from boulders and cement ...

The Levels war memorial

The Levels war memorial

nzhistory.govt.nz

The Levels / Washdyke war memorial in its original location, c1986. The Levels / Washdyke memorial in it's new location, 2010. Information from Margaret Todd: 'These photos are of the newly relocated Levels Washdyke memorial at Washdyke near Timaru, opened in time for Anzac day 2010. It ...

Pages