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Kiwi Records

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What could be a more apt record label for New Zealand music than Kiwi Records? ...

Christchurch air force memorial

Christchurch air force memorial

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Memorial plaques located on Memorial Drive near Christchurch Airport. The Spitfire fighter plane and memorial wall commemorate New Zealand flyers killed during the Second World War. On the same site is a memorial cairn dedicated to the four crew members o ...

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San Dementrio, a large crowd attended from all units of the 5 Brigade. Weather fine with a slight southerly wind blowing. As usual the YMCA serves tea and biscuits prior to pictures.4 May, Thurs 0800 hrs Routine as for yesterday, training during the morning. 0930 hrs Coys ...

Crèches and early childcare

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children’s clothes are washed by the sisters.' [21] In a 1905 letter to Sister Carmel, Aubert noted the difficulties presented by all this washing, especially in winter. 'The washing every day is terrible and the drying is as bad', she wrote. 'We have had very stormy weather.' [22] ...

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on the ship wearing sand shoes and they all thought they were fit, but I didn’t think they were fit. So I sent them for march of a hundred miles in a week. And it was lovely weather we were marching across the Sussex wield. I don’t think any of them that took part in it will forget it. Especially ...

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on the ship wearing sand shoes and they all thought they were fit, but I didn’t think they were fit. So I sent them for march of a hundred miles in a week. And it was lovely weather we were marching across the Sussex wield. I don’t think any of them that took part in it will forget it. Especially ...

Notes and questions, merchant seafarers

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other crew did not.) If you worked in the engine room, what did you wear on watch? How hot was it? If working on deck, what sort of wet-weather gear did you have? Describe your day-to-day routine (depending on job/department of ship). Did you work watches or day work? What hours did you work? Where were ...

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unwarranted massive ANZAC bloodloss in battles such as Gallipoli,Messines,Somme and of course the Kiwi nemesis of Passchendaele. Many times simply gaining a few metres because of some Generals romantic disconnected fantasy.. completely disregarding basic human obstacles such as the weather..how many Kiwis ...

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unwarranted massive ANZAC bloodloss in battles such as Gallipoli,Messines,Somme and of course the Kiwi nemesis of Passchendaele. Many times simply gaining a few metres because of some Generals romantic disconnected fantasy.. completely disregarding basic human obstacles such as the weather..how many Kiwis ...

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2/Lt Matt Swainson and 2 ORs left on recce of fwd areas by car for 3 days. 1930 hrs re-screening of the film presented by the YMCA Mobile Cinema Unit took place. Tonight, owing to the rough weather conditions last night which ...

Creative Fibre

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spinning. The services and POWs needed weather-resistant jerseys. Hundreds of wheels were made and keenly used by women taught in patriotic clubs to handle unscoured fleece. Spinning lapsed for a while after the war, though the Eastbourne Spinners still met with their founder, Aileen Stace, who taught for ...

Challenges

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censorship was so tight that from December 1940, weather forecasts were banned until the end of the war. The only personal contact possible with New Zealand men and women overseas was through letters. Again, censorship prevented any intimacy, but the mail still provided a vital link. The army recognised its ...

Interpreting First World War memorials

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an English migrant, W.H. Feldon. One at Matakana was done in Oamaru stone and is now badly weathered into a ghostly visage; the other sits atop a wonderfully rich memorial to the dead of Te Arawa at Rotorua. This memorial includes historic scenes important to Te Arawa and is surrounded by eight ...

Notes and questions, Pacific

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time before landing. How were you transported to Mono? Did you apply face paint? Describe this. If you were on the deck of the United States destroyer what could you see? What could you hear? What was the weather like? What could you see of Mono? What was its physical appearance? What time was it just ...

Invasion

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landing: 25 April 1915 Landing boats carrying NZ infantry Originally scheduled for 23 April, the invasion was delayed for two days by bad weather. On Sunday 25 April, the MEF launched its invasion of the Dardanelles. First ashore was the ANZAC, which had moved forward to the nearby Greek island of Lemnos ...

Ettie Rout Great War Story

Ettie Rout Great War Story

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place now....The cooking has been the trouble. I have had to do that myself for several weeks now, and the weather has been distinctly hot. I have stood over huge field boilers making gallons and gallons of blanc mange; all the boys are very keen on that. They simply devour anything that is made.... ...

1000 Māori place names

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Kaiparoro kai: to eat; paroro: bad weather Eating up bad weather Kaipō Bay kai: to eat; pō: night Eat night Kaipuke kai: to eat; puke: swell, flood Ship (wave eater) Kaipūpū kai: food; pūpū: shellfish Eat shellfish Kairākau kai: to eat; rākau: wood. Eat wood Kairaki kai: eat; raki (South Island form of ...

Leonard Hart Great War Story

Leonard Hart Great War Story

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newspapers in New Zealand initially reported Passchendaele as a success (although one hindered by the weather or ‘superhuman’ German resistance), morale plummeted amongst the soldiers of the New Zealand Division, with many blaming their ‘armchair leaders’ for sending them into a deathtrap. Leonard Hart’s ...

Sound clip: executions at Mt Eden Prison

Sound clip: executions at Mt Eden Prison

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Don McKenzie, a former prison psychologist at Mt Eden and retired director of research in the Justice Department, describes reactions to a hanging in the prison. ...

1918

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but the weather is miserably wet and cold (the hills are 600–900 m above sea level). With the track unsuitable for wheeled vehicles, the column is not supported by artillery. 25th – First Raid on Amman: The NZMR reaches Ain es Sir (25 km north-east of Shunet Nimrin) at noon, having had very little ...

Plant and animal quarantine

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Britain and Europe, ships generally came from well-regulated markets and for most of their voyages sailed through cool or temperate latitudes in weather chilly enough to kill off most pests. Threats still existed, such as termite infestations and those posed by barked timber and dunnage (low-quality ...

William Williams

William Williams

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Bishop William Williams, c. 1875. ...

1918

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an infantry column are approaching Es Salt and Ain es Sir along different tracks. The intention is to then attack Amman.   The NZMR’s advance is not impeded by the Ottoman Turks, but the weather is miserably wet and cold (the hills are 600–900 m above sea level). With the track unsuitable for wheeled ...

1918

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its role in this operation, the WMR is to move to Bethlehem, where the NZMR is concentrating. The WMR rides to Latrun in heavy rain. It is ordered to remain in bivouac until the weather clears. 11th – The rain stops and the WMR continues its trek. The regiment leaves bivouac at 7 a.m. and rides to Mar ...

First World War farewells

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September and at Newtown Park in Wellington on 24 September were both affected by bad weather but still attracted thousands of people. In Wellington, schools and many businesses observed the day as a holiday or half-holiday and the crowds were estimated at up to 30,000. Many also bade farewell to the troops ...

The Battle of the Somme

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British Expeditionary Force’s commander-in-chief, oversaw preparations for the offensive. The opening stanza would be a five-day preparatory bombardment of the enemy line (bad weather would extend this to seven days), expected to leave the defenders incapable of resisting the waves of infantry that would ...

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There was also a combined concert, held in the Palmerston North Opera House; entertainers were Ngati Poneke Club of Wellington, the Otaki Maori Party and men of the Maori Battalion, put on for the benefit of the citizens of Palmerston North.Tuesday 30th April 1940 - Weather, cold. No ...

1917: Arras, Messines and Passchendaele

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Battle of Ypres, to break through the Germans holding the ridges surrounding Ypres. While the Messines attack succeeded completely, the main assault foundered in the face of determined enemy resistance, difficult terrain and appalling weather. Eventually all that was gained was a few kilometres of ...

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in and around Maadi Camp over easy, undulating and sandy country while the area east of BirHindali, over which the recent manoeuvres were held, was of a more undulating and broken type with numerous wadis running through it.Weather: during the past month was as usual typically ...

Remembering the royals

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Town Hall. Brian Grimstrup Although I couldn't see her I was present when my mother, her friend and their assorted children waited on the Hutt Road overbridge in the hot sun for a glimpse of the biggest celebrity of the era. My mother, prepared for Wellington's changeable weather, was wearing ...

Timeline: 4-16 September 2010

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bad weather that is forecast to hit the region; use welfare centres if required. Residents are also advised that all schools in Christchurch, Selwyn and Kaiapoi will be closed on Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 September, and that no bus services will operate on Monday 6 September. People outside the region ...

Rural

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they viewed some of their weathered fence posts breaking into bloom or their easy chairs rising to dance around the kitchen. But most certainly they are kindly disposed and it remains for our members to prove to them that the Institute stands for the making of happier homes and none the less punctual ...

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OverviewAs part of a renewed offensive to breach the enemy cordon surrounding Tobruk (in Libya), at the start of December the Māori Battalion left the Sollum area for Menastir, some 22 km to the north-west. After three days, in which they ambus ...

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OverviewAs part of a renewed offensive to breach the enemy cordon surrounding Tobruk (in Libya), at the start of December the Māori Battalion left the Sollum area for Menastir, some 22 km to the north-west. After three days, in which they ambus ...

Canterbury Mounted Rifles timeline 1914-19

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Formation and first actions of the Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment ...

Wellington Mounted Rifles timeline 1914-19

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Timeline for the Wellington Mounted Rifles in 1914 ...

Auckland Mounted Rifles timeline 1914-19

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Detailed account of the AMR in 1914 ...

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