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  1. New Zealand Youth Choir takes top international prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Stuff.co.nz

    The New Zealand Youth Choir arrives back in New Zealand with an extra suitcase today, one jam-packed full with trophies. The choir has just cleaned up at the International Festival of Academic Choirs, taking gold in all categories they competed in, as well as the overall grand prize.

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  2. One of Wellington's Own In Bastille Day Military ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Scoop

    Warrant Office Class One Brett Te Wheoro of 5/7 Battalion, Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, can truly be called one of Wellington's own when he marches with the 7th Wellington and Hawke's Bay Battalion regimental colour party in the French military parade in Paris on 14 July. WO1 Te Wheoro attended Rongotai College and is currently the Regimental Sergeant Major of 5/7 Battalion, Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.

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  3. New Plymouth man continues family tradition in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Taranaki Daily News

    A New Plymouth soldier will honour his country and family history when he marches in one of the world's oldest and largest military parades. Captain William Brewer will be among 86 New Zealand Defence Force personnel taking part in the Bastille Day French parade on July 14. Regimental colours and banners representing New Zealand units that served in the First World War will be paraded on the Champs-A Brewer is adjutant of 5/7 Battalion, Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment and will be carrying the regimental colour of the 5th Wellington, West Coast and Taranaki Battalion.

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  4. New Zealand Youth Choir wins Grand Prix in Czech RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Scoop

    The New Zealand Youth Choir won the hearts of audiences and the judges when achieving a clean sweep, winning all four categories they competed in and a special prize, at the 24th annual International Festival of Academic Choirs in Pardubice, Czech Republic over the last four days. Then, this morning NZ time, they crowned their outstanding performance by winning the overall grand prize - the Grand Prix.

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  5. NZ students to walk in the footsteps of WW1 veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Scoop

    Ten Kiwi students have been selected from ten schools from around the country to travel to France from September 10 to 25, 2016 in the context of the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. These highly motivated young New Zealanders will act as "Young Ambassadors" of their country, school and local communities throughout their visit of WWI battlefields and meeting with local families and schools.

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  6. Tears and memories of war in Tasman district Anzac servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Nelson Mail

    Former Waimea College student and now Royal New Zealand Navy Commander Brendon Oakley speaks with his daughter Brooklyn Oakley while sat with fellow navy commanders Phil Rowe,centre and Cathy Knight, during the Richmond Anzac Day service at the Richmond War Memorial. There were tears in the eyes of several people at the Anzac Day service in Richmond when guest speaker Doug Hill spoke of his emotional trip to Gallipoli for the centenary commemorations in 2015.

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  7. Homestead seeks a new familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Once sisters Claudia Page and Ruth Jackson start talking about the history of this early kauri villa there is no stopping them. The house looks across the harbour to Mt Eden, Mt Hobson and the museum and has been lived in by members of the Jackson family -- many of them trailblazing New Zealanders -- for 118 years.

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  8. Queenstown girl to compete regionally with her ANZAC speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Southland Times

    Hensman said she was not expecting to be picked to represent the school with her seven minute speech on Queenstown soldier Thomas Alexander Hope. The seventeen-year-old didn't want to single out any of her relatives who died during WWI and dedicated her piece to a Queenstown soldier who was killed in Le Quesnoy, France in 1918.

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  9. 2016 First World War Commemorations Focus on Western FrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Scoop

    New Zealand's international First World War commemorations will focus on the Western Front with Anzac Day-related ceremonies in France and Belgium and the Battle of the Somme centenary on 15 September this year. It was on the Western Front that New Zealand made its most significant contribution to the First World War, and also where New Zealand suffered the greatest loss of life.

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  10. Whangamata pays tribute to fallen of Le QuesnoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Scoop

    The weather this morning at the ceremony in Whangamata to commemorate the soldiers who fell in the World War I Battle of Le Quesnoy resembled conditions on the Western Front: wet and muddy. About 50 people gathered at the WWI Memorial Forest site in Whangamata that honours those who fell in the last battle of the Great War, fought on 4 November 1918.

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