NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Life 100 years ago

On Twitter

What if Twitter had been invented 100 years ago?

History from the perspective of New Zealanders who experienced it. Daily quotes from diaries, letters, newspapers... shared in 'real-time' exactly 100 years later.

CS Clarke's Diary

28 July 1917

In the afternoon I walked over to the Claim to Jim’s place and staid the night, I found the roads very muddy. https://t.co/bmnXaLhwgF via @csclarke_diary

PapersPast

28 July 1917

AS GOOD AS A HOLIDAY - Grey River Argus, 28 July 1917 https://t.co/hC5AzsVIBN via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

28 July 1917

POSTAL ENQUIRY - Evening Post, 28 July 1917 https://t.co/ldW6WFj4k6 via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

28 July 1917

Lunched at WFCA tea room. Bertie & Norma went with Kemble & Ruby to the Cosy Theatre pictures at night. . https://t.co/Cl2GOZ5SdT via @FPWelchdiaries

James Cox's diary

28 July 1917

I had a lot of odd jobs so did not get much time at the potatoes via @cox_diary

PapersPast

28 July 1917

FASHIONS UP-TO-DATE - By Myra - Observer, 28 July 1917 https://t.co/oeJ567QPXX via @PapersPastNZ

Auckland Weekly News

28 July 1917

Rflmn Eddie Vazey of Auckland, killed in action. https://t.co/lxQh5GjoCO https://t.co/ndMOVWOxzf via @AkWeeklyNews

Edward Aubrey

28 July 1917

Saddle up & led off lines at 5 am. Went out on patrol to-wards Beersheba. not much doing today https://t.co/To1nqCthhA via @aubreydiary

Leslie Adkin's diary

28 July 1917

Moved the 47 steers from Mill to 100 acre paddock. https://t.co/lci8KnjG0X via @adkin_diary