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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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
Full marks for fearlessness. And he's already motivated as anything, so in an attempt to meet him halfway, can we proffer the following, hesitant, reply. Comment?
... the New Zealand tunnellers at Arras; Messines, Belgium in 2017 to commemorate the Battle of Messines; and Le Quesnoy, France in 2018 to commemorate the liberation of Le Quesnoy by the New Zealand Division. Toitu visitor experience manager Kirst ... Comment?
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