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

26 November 1914

A NATIVE RESERVE - Claim by Maoris of Southland - Wairarapa Daily Times, 26 Nov 1914 ow.ly/EraMd #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

26 November 1914

INTERESTING STORY FROM FLANDERS - Wairarapa Daily Times, 26 Nov 1914 ow.ly/Era4o #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

26 November 1914

I am very tired again the mowing kills me. A great fete in Carterton today in support of the Mayors relief fund #WW100 via @cox_diary

Fred Welch's diary

26 November 1914

At night thinned apples from one of our trees which is over laden with fruit. #WW100 wp.me/p3cCBk-LI via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

26 November 1914

VIGILANCE AT FORT KELBURN - Arrest of three solicitors - Press, 26 Nov 1914 ow.ly/Er7wj #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

Auckland Weekly News

26 November 1914

"Belgium week" in Auckland: ... in aid of the relief fund. #WW100 bit.ly/1CcoYSq via @AkWeeklyNews

Leslie Adkin's diary

26 November 1914

Found a third patch of Californian thistles. collections.tepapa.govt.nz/Topic/4831 #WW100 via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

26 November 1914

GELIGNITE EXPLODES - NZ Herald, 26 Nov 1914 ow.ly/Er6cJ #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

25 November 1914

JAPANESE FOUND MURDERED - Nelson Evening Mail, 25 Nov 1914 ow.ly/Er5WY #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ