NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY20142019

Life 100 years ago

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History from the perspective of New Zealanders who experienced it. Daily quotes from diaries, letters, newspapers... shared in 'real-time' exactly 100 years later.

PapersPast

24 October 1914

THE FOAMING TANKARD - Good pure ale - Auckland Star, 24 Oct 1914 ow.ly/CDYqI #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

24 October 1914

BELGIAN RELIEF CONCERT - Hutt Valley Independent, 24 Oct 1914 ow.ly/CDYB4 #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

Auckland Weekly News

24 October 1914

New Zealanders in Samoa: The 5th Wellington Regimental Band at Apia. #WW100 bit.ly/1yryRWD via @AkWeeklyNews via @AkWeeklyNews

James Cox's diary

24 October 1914

This morning I walked by Dalefield, Victoria road, Mannings road, Belvedere but did not go far since #WW100 via @cox_diary

PapersPast

24 October 1914

BACCHANALIAN BEAUTIES - NZ Truth, 24 Oct 1914 ow.ly/CDY0J #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

24 October 1914

The Terraces are overstocked & sheep suffering considerably. collections.tepapa.govt.nz/Topic/4798 #WW100 via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

24 October 1914

AN EPIDEMIC OF MARRIAGE - Free Lance, 24 Oct 1914 ow.ly/CE8FO #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

24 October 1914

PALMERSTON POISONING - A custard that caused a catastrophe - NZ Truth, 24 Oct 1914 ow.ly/CDXpL #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

24 October 1914

Eileen went to see Kathleen who has contracted Typhoid fever at the hospital. #WW100 wp.me/p3cCBk-J9 via @FPWelchdiaries