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

21 October 1914

TREASURE HUNT - General Grant's gold - Star, 21 Oct 1914 ow.ly/Cxpvf #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

LTCOL Malone's Diary

21 October 1914

In afternoon boat race, cutters, artillery, mounted rifles, one boat each #WW100 via @LTCOLMalone

James Cox's diary

21 October 1914

I met A J Parton on the road, he told me he had a man working at the Hospital and wanted another, but I was too late #WW100 via @cox_diary

PapersPast

21 October 1914

THE PRISON SYSTEM - And prison experiences - Maoriland Worker, 21 Oct 1914 ow.ly/Cxphe #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

LTCOL Malone's Diary

21 October 1914

I took a snap of HMS Philomel as she came up from rear to head of lines #WW100 via @LTCOLMalone

Leslie Adkin's diary

21 October 1914

Docked 38 lambs including about a dozen monster lambs. collections.tepapa.govt.nz/Topic/4795 #WW100 via @adkin_diary

LTCOL Malone's Diary

21 October 1914

Calm morning. We sighted land about 4am ow.ly/C36zi #WW100 via @LTCOLMalone

PapersPast

21 October 1914

SILLY CENSORSHIP - Maoriland Worker, 21 Oct 1914 ow.ly/Cx7o5 #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

21 October 1914

Russians still making progress in the East against Austro-German forces. #WW100 wp.me/p3cCBk-Jf via @FPWelchdiaries