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A series of photographs captured by the would-be King Edward VIII depicting life on the front line in France during World War One are to go under the hammer. The collection of more than 650 silver gelatin prints, taken by Edward, Prince of Wales, record his tour of the French lines between January and September 1915, in his early 20s. Comment?
An Otago Girls' High School pupil has reached the national final of the Alliance Francaise Concours Oral with a chance of winning a trip to New Caledonia. Comment?
History came to life for Huia Brown when she was in France to commemorate 100 years since the start of World War I. She returned to New Zealand on Saturday after spending two weeks in France with 10 other young ambassadors selected to represent the country at the ceremonies, held to mark the start of the Great War on July 28, 1914. Comment?
New Zealand's military has defended its decision to march under regimental colours rather than the national flag at the Bastille Day parade in Paris marking the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. Soldiers from 76 countries marched up the Champs Elysees on Monday to present their national flags - except for New Zealand, which instead ... (more) Comment?
A memorial plaque immortalising Kiwis awarded the Victoria Cross during WW1 has been donated to New Zealand by the UK Government. Comment?
Three southern secondary school pupils will travel to France next month, where they will attend World War 1 commemorations as New Zealand's young ambassadors. Comment?
A group of eleven New Zealand students, aged seventeen to eighteen have been selected to travel to France from July 11th to 26th as part of a France - New Zealand school programme to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. Comment?
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