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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

5 December 1916

Appeal to the Maoris of the Waikato: the Hon. James Allen, New Zealand Minister... https://t.co/N5dmgXkqPn https://t.co/6hvTnkanoI via @AkWeeklyNews

CS Clarke's Diary

5 December 1916

The Schneidermans were splitting rails on the road below this place. https://t.co/3ZZRfYDi4o via @csclarke_diary

PapersPast

5 December 1916

PERSONAL ITEMS - Press, 5 December 1916 https://t.co/gExNDK6lbJ via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

5 December 1916

Before breakfast I put in an hour cutting hay up at Creswell’s. Down to office. . https://t.co/fElNoBXKwI via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

5 December 1916

TYPOGRAPHICAL DISPUTE - Both parties firm - NZ Herald, 5 December 1916 https://t.co/BK9iH4Tawu via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

5 December 1916

This morning I walked to Greytown and back and loafed since via @cox_diary

PapersPast

5 December 1916

ECHO OF RUA TRIAL - Rua's son committed for perjury - 5 December 1916 https://t.co/LVFZCidB2N via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

5 December 1916

Do not see much of Maudie these days. via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

5 December 1916

A HOT-BED OF CRIME - I.W.W. sentences - Northern Advocate, 5 December 1916 https://t.co/Ytot2vZnry via @PapersPastNZ