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

27 February 1915

The Stray Stock Nuisance - Ellesmere Guardian, 27 February 1915 ow.ly/I3NJm #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

Auckland Weekly News

26 February 1915

Nurses whose services have been accepted for the front: #WW100 bit.ly/1FvcTFh via @AkWeeklyNews

PapersPast

26 February 1915

"CHARLEY'S AUNT" - Inangahua Times, 26 February 1915 ow.ly/I3NDA #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

26 February 1915

SUGGESTION OF A SUPER-TAX - Marlborough Express, 26 February 1915 ow.ly/I3NAI #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

26 February 1915

This morning I walked by Belvedere and back by Dalefield, I loafed since #WW100 via @cox_diary

PapersPast

26 February 1915

GIGANTIC MARSUPIAL - Discovery in the west - Feilding Star, 26 February 1915 ow.ly/I3O5P #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

LTCOL Malone's Diary

26 February 1915

We entrained stock, lock and barrel or rather men, horses, vehicles, tenst, ammunition etc #WW100 ow.ly/Je4Nb via @LTCOLMalone

Leslie Adkin's diary

26 February 1915

Marjorie has passed the first section of the BA exams. collections.tepapa.govt.nz/Topic/4923 #WW100 via @adkin_diary

CS Clarke's Diary

26 February 1915

It was a very hot day. In the morning I was working in the flower garden. goo.gl/bvB2Ph #WW100 via @csclarke_diary