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.

Auckland Weekly News

28 June 1916

Anzac Day in London: the scene in Parliament Square as the... https://t.co/sW4pv79dc6 https://t.co/cPeZuI84Br via @AkWeeklyNews

PapersPast

28 June 1916

£500 Damages - Westport Action Settled - Maoriland Worker, 28 June 1916 https://t.co/RMRUuF8dDG via @PapersPastNZ

CS Clarke's Diary

28 June 1916

I went down to meet the steamer, Henry came up in her. https://t.co/fQooJPOrPC via @csclarke_diary

PapersPast

28 June 1916

RELIGIOUS SERVICE OR ENTERTAINMENT? - Hastings Standard, 28 June 1916 https://t.co/FqfHpaZQYW via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

28 June 1916

Kemble up to tea after which I played him 2 games of chess losing both. . https://t.co/2hNCq0q5MA via @FPWelchdiaries

James Cox's diary

28 June 1916

I think my cold is better but work went rather hard today and at 4pm I was tired so knocked off via @cox_diary

PapersPast

28 June 1916

LIME FOR FARMERS - Grey River Argus, 28 June 1916 https://t.co/RF5l49WDPM via @PapersPastNZ

H H Stephens

28 June 1916

Just going to turn in when I was ordered to fall in with full pack. Am in brigade guard https://t.co/ZO3jTtiSNI via @HHStephens

Leslie Adkin's diary

28 June 1916

Lambs sold at very high prices. https://t.co/TuXSqvBRYc via @adkin_diary