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June 2018) French Memorial unveiling at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park (04 May 2018) Lest We Forget- Commemorating Anzac Day 2018 (24 April 2018) Pukeahu National War Memorial Park hosts Anzac Day commemorations (20 April 2018) Peter Jackson uses cutting edge technology to bring Quinn’s Post Trench ...

Pukekohe School First World War memorial

Pukekohe School First World War memorial

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

Kaitaia school roll of honour

Kaitaia school roll of honour

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

Gisborne freezing workers memorial

Gisborne freezing workers memorial

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

East Town railway workshops roll of honour board

East Town railway workshops roll of honour board

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

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

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

Part Two- Legislation and Expenditure

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

Section Three- Legislation Administered by the Ministry

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

1921- key events

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

National War Memorial Park a fitting tribute

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

Monumental: New Zealand’s First World War Memorials

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

Wendon Church memorials

Wendon Church memorials

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

First World War centenary plans announced

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

National War Memorial Park construction begins

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

Aircrew Remembered's contribution to Anzac Day

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

Gallipoli 2015 ballot to open 15 November

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

Patrick Nolan

Patrick Nolan

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

Limehills memorial

Limehills memorial

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

National War Memorial

National War Memorial

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

Coromandel World War 1 Memorial Forest

Coromandel World War 1 Memorial Forest

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

Pine Bush war memorial

Pine Bush war memorial

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

Atatürk Memorial

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

National War Memorial

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

Anzac Sight Sound website marks Versailles centenary

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

Students to honour fallen heroes

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

National Commemorative Service- Anzac Day 2013

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

Prince William meets 'buzzy bee'

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

19th Battalion war memorial at Cashmere

19th Battalion war memorial at Cashmere

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

Whāngārei Second World War memorial

Whāngārei Second World War memorial

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

Ministry for Primary Industries roll of honour board

Ministry for Primary Industries roll of honour board

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

Knox College war memorials

Knox College war memorials

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

Oropi Memorial Hall

Oropi Memorial Hall

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

Cambridge RSA roll of honour

Cambridge RSA roll of honour

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

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

Appendix 2: Legislation administered by Manatū Taonga

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

Appendix 3: Legislation administered by the Ministry

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

Diverse NZ stories reflecting diverse NZ culture

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

Lowering flags and motions of sympathy

Lowering flags and motions of sympathy

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

Maungaturoto rolls of honour

Maungaturoto rolls of honour

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

An overview

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

Julia Gillard visits the National War Memorial

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

Anzac Day 2016- Dawn Service at Fort Hamilton, Bermuda

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

Te Papa extends Gallipoli exhibition to Anzac Day 2022

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

Great War Exhibition announces principal partner

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

New Zealand’s war effort showcased in Country Lads

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

Student heads to Gallipoli after winning speech contest

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

Ballot numbers for Gallipoli 2015 confirmed

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

Gallipoli 2015 deadline approaches

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Successful applicants of the Gallipoli 2015 ballot have just four days left to accept their place at next year’s Anzac Day commemorations, Veterans’ Affairs Minister Craig Foss says. The deadline for accepting passes and completing travel details is Saturday 25 October. “Nearly 300 people have not ...

Taradale war memorial sundial

Taradale war memorial sundial

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

Atatürk memorial in Wellington

Atatürk memorial in Wellington

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

Reynolds Memorial Hall, Tolaga Bay

Reynolds Memorial Hall, Tolaga Bay

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

Tutukaka Coast Memorial

Tutukaka Coast Memorial

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

Kawhia First World War memorial lychgate

Kawhia First World War memorial lychgate

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

Homewood War Memorial Hall

Homewood War Memorial Hall

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

Insight into Gallipoli battlefield from new research

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

Navy’s White Ensign to fly on Auckland Harbour Bridge

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

Facelift for National War Memorial

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

National War Memorial Park on target

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

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

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

NZHistory website launched

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

Tarata Community Church memorials

Tarata Community Church memorials

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

Purua District Rolls of Honour

Purua District Rolls of Honour

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

St John's Peace Memorial Church

St John's Peace Memorial Church

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

Appendix 3: Legislation administered by the Ministry

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

National War Memorial Park development on track

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

Present day commemorations

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

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

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

Living memorials projects

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

Chief Executive’s report- Tā te Tumuaki rīpoata

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

Weymouth Hall memorial

Weymouth Hall memorial

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

Petone railway workers parade, 1914

Petone railway workers parade, 1914

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

Additional information

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

National War Memorial’s Hall of Memories closes

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

Rotorua Citizens War Memorial

Rotorua Citizens War Memorial

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

Mahia Soldiers’ Memorial, Kaiuku Marae

Mahia Soldiers’ Memorial, Kaiuku Marae

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

Post and Telegraph local roll of honour boards

Post and Telegraph local roll of honour boards

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

Missing World War One NZ Rifle Brigade flags sought

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

Herekino war memorial

Herekino war memorial

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

50 year Anzac Day anniversary for NZ medics in Vietnam

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

Kiwi kids bring Anzac history to life In Minecraft

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

Build up to First World War commemoration starts

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

National War Memorial remains open

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

Tinui memorial cross

Tinui memorial cross

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

William Trethewey

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

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

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

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

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

Anthem in demand

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

Appendix One

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

Composer Competition for Gallipoli Centenary

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

New Zealand Composer wins Song Competition for Gallipoli Centenary

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

Anti-Vietnam War protest- John Miller photographs

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

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Gisborne war memorial theatre

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

Christ Church First World War memorial tablet

Christ Church First World War memorial tablet

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

New Zealand medics start work in South Vietnam

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

Gallipoli 1915 bell

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

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

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

Flags

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The New Zealand Flag The New Zealand Flag can be flown any day of the year, especially on days of national commemoration, such as Anzac Day, and other important occasions. As a mark of mourning and respect and in accordance with protocol, the New Zealand Flag is to be flown at half-mast on all ...

APPENDIX 3: Legislation administered by Manatū Taonga

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

Australian Memorial design for National War Memorial Park welcomed

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

Appendix 3: Legislation administered by the Ministry

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

Calling young New Zealanders qui parlent Français

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

Merchant Navy to be honoured with harbour bridge flag

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

50th anniversary for NZ medics in Vietnam

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

Beating Retreat Anzac Day Performance

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

Gallipoli ballot special passes allocated

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

Pakipaki Second World War memorial

Pakipaki Second World War memorial

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

Katikati war memorial hall

Katikati war memorial hall

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

Thames Memorial Civic Centre

Thames Memorial Civic Centre

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

Manutuke Marae, Maori Battalion Hall

Manutuke Marae, Maori Battalion Hall

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

Father McMenamin memorial, Sacred Heart, Petone

Father McMenamin memorial, Sacred Heart, Petone

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

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

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

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

The Last Post

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

Air Force Band To Provide Musical Spectacle at Opera House

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

Legislation

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

Omata church a heritage link to Taranaki history

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

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

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

Second national service at Gallipoli announced

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

Unsung stories of WWII Pasifika soldiers honoured this Anzac Day

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

Percy Comrie

Percy Comrie

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

Greerton war memorial

Greerton war memorial

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

Te Puke war memorial community centre

Te Puke war memorial community centre

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

Pitt St Methodist Church memorials, Auckland

Pitt St Methodist Church memorials, Auckland

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

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

First World War video series launched

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

Joint documentary fund producing results

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

WWII veteran portraits gifted to RSA for future generations

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

Dominion of Newfoundland

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

Flying the New Zealand Flag

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

WWI: Film Archive and SANTK Materials & Projects

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mere fragments, they vividly capture scenes from both the home and battle fronts, soldiers, politicians, and the civilian population. There are also a large number of amateur and home movies that record Anzac Day memorial services and parades from the early 1920s to the present day, as well as many ...

Helensville cemetery war memorial

Helensville cemetery war memorial

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Helensville cemetery war memorial. ...

Anzac Week marks 100th anniversary of Gallipoli

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

St Luke's memorial trees, Manurewa

St Luke's memorial trees, Manurewa

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

Turua Memorial Hall

Turua Memorial Hall

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

Te Araroa Memorial

Te Araroa Memorial

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

Tauranga Memorial Park

Tauranga Memorial Park

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

Birkenhead War Memorial Park

Birkenhead War Memorial Park

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

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

Second Lieutenant 35671 Aperahama James Gerard Pera Aperahama ...

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what he had to say:

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

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

Visitors flock to Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

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

War stories recorded lest we forget

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

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.  ...

Kerikeri war memorial

Kerikeri war memorial

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Kerikeri’s Anzac Day celebrations until the Kerikeri Memorial Hall was opened in June 1945. When the Riverview Road school was relocated in 1963, the flagpole was moved first to the Memorial Hall, then to the RSA clubrooms in Hone Heke Street, and finally to the local golf course in 1988. There it partly ...

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 ...

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 ...

North East Valley School memorial

North East Valley School memorial

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North East Valley School war memorial arch ...

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 ...

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 ...

New Lynn Memorial Library and Square

New Lynn Memorial Library and Square

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soldiers at drill, with water running down the pillars to symbolize 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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North Loburn School memorial

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

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 ...

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 ...

Pukeuri war memorial

Pukeuri war memorial

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place flowers on the memorial on ANZAC day that year to honour two uncles who were killed.  Local people formed a fund raising commitee and successfully raised funds to acquire land (a gift from Alliance Freezing Works) and have the new memorial built. It was unveiled on 2nd April 2006.  A long time for ...

Pukekohe war memorial hall

Pukekohe war memorial hall

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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 was also unveiled outside the hall commemorating the presence of New Zealand and American forces at military camps in Franklin during the Second World War. The inscription on ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

vivian manson

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

Order of Service 2019 National Commemoration

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Download and view the National Commemoration Service booklet Return to the Anzac Day homepage. Royal Guard of Honour Arrivals Please stand Royal Salute Karanga by Honiana Love, Taranaki Whānui Karakia by Peter Jackson, Taranaki Whānui Please be seated Respects at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior ...

Auckland War Memorial Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum

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in a speech larded with classical references. Next day he returned to open the building. 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 the rest of the ...

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, ...

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. ...

War and remembrance activities

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that we might have learnt from our military past? For teachers and students interested in looking at Anzac Day as part of a current event topic around 25 April, there are a number of activities available in the junior social studies and history section of the Classroom in the NZHistory website. It is ...

The National War Memorial Carillon

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The dedication ceremony for the National War Memorial Carillon on Anzac Day, 25 April 1932. Credit: Alexander Turnbull Library. Reference: 1-1-037958-F. Photograph by Crown Studios. Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand,Te Puna Mātauranga Aotearoa, must be ...

Maungaturoto memorial

Maungaturoto memorial

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Maungaturoto war memorial. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Whakatāne Memorial Rest Room

Whakatāne Memorial Rest Room

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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 Pohaturoa until 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

All Blacks and RSA to mark 99th Armistice Day with special tribute

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ceremony has been carried out every evening at 6.30PM since 1921. RSA President BJ Clark says Armistice Day is a day of great historical significance, solemnity and remembrance through-out the world, particularly in Europe. “Anzac Day has traditionally been the focus of remembrance in New Zealand. But ...

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 ...

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 ...

"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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Order of Service 2019 Dawn Service

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Click here for the downloadble PDF version of this Order of Service. Return to the Anzac Day homepage. Dawn Parade Review Welcome Ward Kamo, Ngāti Mutunga, Ngāi Tahu Master of Ceremonies Drum Roll Lament Flight Sergeant Murray Mansfield QSM Piper We will remember them Opening Prayer Chaplain Class ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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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. ...

Witch Hill memorial

Witch Hill memorial

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

Flags in schools

Flags in schools

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Ceremony of Honouring the Flag Regulations 1941 came into force in November 1941. These 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, while others like ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Launch of Vietnam War history (09 Sep 2010)

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Riri ki Whitināmu in the Vietnam War   Acknowledgements to distinguished guests, including veterans of the military campaign and Red Cross and Surgical Team members, who  have come from as far north as Auckland, and south as far as Christchurch.  Every Anzac Day, New Zealanders gather – in ever greater ...

Museums Aotearoa Dinner (18 April 2012)

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heritage collections and a storage facility for these collections until longer-term decisions can be made. The Museum justly deserves the public nomination for a Christchurch Earthquake Award. I am visiting Therese Angelo and her staff on Anzac Day and laying the foundation stone for a new extension, ...

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 other seriously wounded. ...

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 ...

Auckland Council/Museum Announce 2014 WWI Centenary Plans

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Today at Anzac Day commemorations Auckland Mayor Len Brown and Auckland War Memorial Museum Director Roy Clare announced their upcoming programmes, exhibitions and events for the First World War centenary period in 2014. Over the next several years Auckland Council will be working alongside the ...

In the too-hard basket: have we ignored the New Zealand Wars?

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Rudman described the majority of New Zealanders as being so ‘ignorant of 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 ...

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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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

RNZAF timeline

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RNZAF personnel are killed when an Iroquois helicopter crashes in rugged terrain near Pukerua Bay on the Kapiti 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Cook Islands Armistice Day notice

Cook Islands Armistice Day notice

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Public Notice of Armistice Day commemorations in the Cook Islands, 1924 ...

Alofi national memorial in Niue

Alofi national memorial in Niue

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National Memorial at Alofi in Niue ...

Avatele war memorial, Niue

Avatele war memorial, Niue

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Avatele war memorial in Niue ...

Tuapa war memorial, Niue

Tuapa war memorial, Niue

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Tuapa war memorial in Niue ...

Hakupu war memorial, Niue

Hakupu war memorial, Niue

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Hakupu war memorial in Niue ...

Hikutavake war memorial, Niue

Hikutavake war memorial, Niue

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Hikutavake war memorial in Niue ...

Lakepa war memorial, Niue

Lakepa war memorial, Niue

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Lakepa war memorial in Niue ...

Liku war memorial, Niue

Liku war memorial, Niue

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Liku war memorial in Niue ...

Mutalau war memorial

Mutalau war memorial

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Mutalau war memorial in Niue ...

Tamakautoga war memorial, Niue

Tamakautoga war memorial, Niue

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Taumakatoga war memorial in Niue ...

Atiu war memorial, Cook Islands

Atiu war memorial, Cook Islands

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Atiu war memorial in the Cook Islands ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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