NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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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.

Auckland Weekly News

29 September 1916

At rest. Far from home, after duty nobly done: a portion of the Pieta Cemetery, Malta... https://t.co/7aNQiRb2yI via @AkWeeklyNews

PapersPast

29 September 1916

THREE MEN IN A SHOP - Sun, 29 September 1916 https://t.co/E6FUn5Itnj via @PapersPastNZ

Bert Denton's Diary

29 September 1916

Put in ½ hr at dentist's (MacKenzies) and had one (tooth) stopped preparatory for camp https://t.co/xfbKGeUZr1 via @Denton_Diary

PapersPast

29 September 1916

HOW GOES THE FIGHT? - Star, 29 September 1916 https://t.co/aSKlJF0xjL via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

29 September 1916

I did not go out much today as it was too wet via @cox_diary

Fred Welch's diary

29 September 1916

Big casualty list of killed & wounded New Zealanders from their fighting against Germans. . https://t.co/PMNNMG8K0m via @FPWelchdiaries

Bert Denton's Diary

29 September 1916

Wet. Took 2 sacks potato seed to D Smart 's for sale. Levin Sale https://t.co/Kr7iNVULfy via @Denton_Diary

PapersPast

29 September 1916

PUKEKOHE SPRING FLOWER SHOW - Pukekohe & Waiuku Times, 29 September 1916 https://t.co/rHM5BDVoiS via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

29 September 1916

Took a holiday indoors. https://t.co/V7oobLbOxq via @adkin_diary