War memorials of the south

22:49, Apr 25 2013
Southern War Memorials
THE FALLEN: The Riversdale war memorial.

The south is dotted with war memorials, stark reminders of the tragedies that successive wars have brought to the families of the region.

Sometimes the stone tribute is all that remains of a once thriving community, mute testimony also to a town that was.

To mark Anzac Day 2012, Southland Times reporter Alana Dixon visits seven southern memorials and finds out what stories they can tell.

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