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Six names added to WWI roll of honour

 

Six names added to WWI roll of honour

Six names left off a roll of over 18,000 NZ soldiers killed in service in World War 1 are finally added.

Mass firepower blitzes old tactics

 

Mass firepower blitzes old tactics

They called it the war to end all wars, but in reality the mass slaughter of World War I reflected the collision of warfare's history and its future.

NZ marks 100 years since World War 1

 

NZ marks 100 years since World War 1

Dual ceremonies to mark the beginning of the First World War for New Zealand have been held at Parliament and Te Papa.

Project aims to capture history

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Project aims to capture history

John ‘‘Jock’’ McPhail’s photo was taken for the Veteran Portrait Project.

Anzac Day Services around NZ

Anzac Day Services around NZ

Thousands have gathered around the country to attend Anzac dawn services to remember those who had fallen.

Anzac Day Wellington dawn service

Anzac Day Wellington dawn service

Large crowds gather at the cenotaph beside the Beehive for the Anzac Day dawn service in Wellington.

Anzac dawn in Christchurch

Anzac dawn in Christchurch

Anzac Day dawn service in Christchurch.

Special place in Kiwi hearts

Special place in Kiwi hearts

Anzac Day holds extra meaning for a former interpreter living in New Zealand after working for the NZ Defence Force in Afghanistan.

Gallipoli trip in father's footsteps

Gallipoli When Peter Osborne attends the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings in Turkey next year he will take with him a fake copy of Kaiser Wilhelm II's last will and testament.

Royals to mark Gallipoli centenary

Prince William, his wife and Prince Harry will take part in Anzac centenary events.

Kiwis miscounted by thousands

Pilgrimage or party?

Vietnam's Wandering Souls

Vietcong When Alastair Martin came across a dusty negative in the wallet of a dead Vietnamese soldier, he had no idea that 40 years later he would be trying to find the man's family.

Closing old wounds

In 2008, the Government finally issued an official apology to Vietnam veterans. Not long before, Shane Cowlishaw and his father, a veteran, revisited the former battlefield for the first time. Is this apology too little too late?

Southern Memories

Soldiers, not victims

The Vietnam War back to life

A group of military enthusiasts gears up in army attire every Tuesday night and trains like it was 1965 and the Vietnam war.

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