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

    Wednesday Nov 4 | 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.


  2. Centenary of Chunuk Bair battle to be marked at new memorial parkRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | Scoop

    WW100 "I and the Wellington Battalion go to Happy Valley tomorrow night at11.30pm. No fires, no movement... go out on the night of the 6th to take Chunuk Bair."


  3. Conservation Minister launches WWI Memorial ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Scoop

    Minister of Conservation, and Culture and Heritage Maggie Barry with students from Mercury Bay Area School, Te Rerenga, Coroglen and Whenuakite Primary Schools unveiling the sign leading into the WWI Memorial Forest Gallipoli site towards Cathedral Cove. The signs are on kauri boards.


  4. NZDF members commemorate Anzac Day overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Members of the New Zealand Defence Force have embarked on an emotional journey of remembrance and commemoration, heading overseas to take part in Anzac Day services. Over 500 New Zealand Defence Force personnel headed to France, Belgium, Washington DC, Jerusalem, Canberra, Raratonga and London last Sunday to participate in services to be held this week.


  5. Postcard from... Le QuesnoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Installed on an outside wall of a barn on a lonely rural back road in northern France is what is surely one of the rarer kinds of vending machines - selling bags of fresh potatoes.


  6. Bennett to honour New Zealand's sacrifice in FranceRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Scoop

    State Services Minister Paula Bennett leaves today to represent the Government at World War One commemorations being held at sites significant to New Zealand on the Western Front in France. "Our two nations share a special bond because of the immense sacrifice our troops made so far from their home and loved ones," says Mrs Bennett.


  7. When paying more is worth it on your travelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    No-one wants to pay more than they have to, but sometimes it's worth paying extra to avoid the crowds. By around day three of my first six-week trip to Europe, about four years ago with my wife and another couple, we'd worked out that: Having paid thousands to get there, we were reluctant to get sucked into paying more than we needed, but also worked out that our time was precious and paying another $20 each to make things happen faster was worth it.


  8. Gallipoli story for children through donkeya s eyesRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Scoop

    War is a difficult topic. But Roly the Anzac donkey shows how storytelling based on an animal character can powerfully yet sensitively convey the horrors, hardships and heroism of war to younger readers, says children's author Professor Glyn Harper.