Poppies to honour rugby's fallen

The black-edged poppy to represent the number of first-class rugby players who died for their country, part of the NZ Rugby Museum's Patriotic Call to Yarn.

Rugby Museum, National Army Museum call for felt or knitted poppies to represent 160 rugby players who died for their country in World War I.

Paving the way to Anzac Day

Getting there: Memorial Park Alliance manager Duncan Kenderdine with a view of the progress on the Basin Reserve side of Pukeahu National War Memorial Park.

Wellington's new war memorial park is rising out of the dirt in Buckle St.

WWI: 100-gun salute in capital

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Wellingtonians gathered as a hundred gun shots rang out across the city to mark a century since WWI started.

Trouble in paradise

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New Zealand's Great War started in a deceptively soft fashion with a tame adventure in the South Seas.

They answered the call to arms

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Waihi's tunnellers played an unheralded role during WWI, which NZ joined 100 years ago.

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