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  1. War evoked in sculptureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... 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 ...

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  2. Edward Prince of Wales pictures of WW1 front line set to go up for auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | ITV

    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.

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  3. Speech skills may win tripRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | The Otago Daily Times

    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.

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  4. Student moved by monuments to Kiwi soldiersRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | Taranaki Daily News

    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.

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  5. NZDF defends Bastille Day coloursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    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)

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  6. Kiwi war heroes immortalisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    A memorial plaque immortalising Kiwis awarded the Victoria Cross during WW1 has been donated to New Zealand by the UK Government.

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