NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY20142019

Life 100 years ago

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What if Twitter had been invented 100 years ago?

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

CS Clarke's Diary

30 July 1916

Henry has a case against Metcalf (a neighbour) for abusive language. https://t.co/ZuE8SkfXpf via @csclarke_diary

Bert Denton's Diary

30 July 1916

Mrs Gardener, Mr & Mrs McIntyre up to see us in afternoon https://t.co/yas8ZOPdCK via @Denton_Diary

Auckland Weekly News

30 July 1916

A brave Aucklander and his battle-plane: Flight-Lieutenant ... https://t.co/MuS00qnrZi https://t.co/vMSfsVTYbu via @AkWeeklyNews

Fred Welch's diary

30 July 1916

Pruned the apricot tree at side of house, then the apples & plums finishing up on gooseberries. . https://t.co/wDhcMtE70v via @FPWelchdiaries

Bert Denton's Diary

30 July 1916

I drove the children to Church using Mr Whitaker's chestnut mare on trial https://t.co/NP2jvW1QgJ via @Denton_Diary

James Cox's diary

30 July 1916

This morning I walked to the Waiohine Bridge. After dinner I did some sewing via @cox_diary

Leslie Adkin's diary

30 July 1916

We got one glimpse of the partial eclipse of the sun. https://t.co/ntJppTDDf7 via @adkin_diary

Corp. William McCaw

30 July 1916

Wandered River Lys & visited St. Vaast's church. Both sides have quietened considerably after the stirring times of late. via @McCaw_diary

Auckland Weekly News