NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY20142019

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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

31 October 1914

RUMOUR VERY DRUNK - Free Lance, 31 Oct 1914 ow.ly/D4Jtj #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

Auckland Weekly News

31 October 1914

In command of New Zealand's sons who have left the Dominion to serve the empire abroad #WW100 bit.ly/1G0KQzz via @AkWeeklyNews

PapersPast

31 October 1914

ALL ENEMY IN FULL RETREAT - Northern Advocate, 31 Oct 1914 ow.ly/D4Ji2 #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

31 October 1914

Some fresh snow on the Tararuas this morning #WW100 via @cox_diary

PapersPast

31 October 1914

FALLEN FEMALES - Fined for filching fripperies - NZ Truth, 31 Oct 1914 ow.ly/D4IFC #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

31 October 1914

Engaged a young fellow named Truman to work with me. collections.tepapa.govt.nz/Topic/4805 #WW100 via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

31 October 1914

ROTO-ROA RAMPAGES - The "fishers of men" fooled - NZ Truth, 31 Oct 1914 ow.ly/D0tIq #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

31 October 1914

General Botha in Cape Colony routed De Wet’s force & took a number of prisoners #WW100 wp.me/p3cCBk-IV via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

30 October 1914

LIVELY ELECTIONEERING - In Parnell constituency - Northern Advocate, 30 Oct 1914 ow.ly/D0sE1 #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ