NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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

23 September 1918

MR F. D. ROOSEVELT ILL - Dominion, 23 September 1918 https://t.co/yXRI1aBsV5 via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

23 September 1918

THE "V.C." PIGEON - Press, 23 September 1918 https://t.co/iw88EhfV9h via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

23 September 1918

Invitation from J Allan Thomson to join proposed excursion to Middle Clarence Valley. https://t.co/KkBlusVVSV via @adkin_diary

NZ Division Diary

23 September 1918

2Bde relieved 3Bde as Leading Bde Group, the latter becoming Reserve Bde Group https://t.co/ylpEeudrPD https://t.co/Ru1f3YLC71 via @NZDIV_Diary

PapersPast

23 September 1918

MAORIS SENTENCED - Military service refused - Southland Times, 23 September 1918 https://t.co/2xowUjNBG7 via @PapersPastNZ

Auckland Weekly News

23 September 1918

CS Clarke's Diary

22 September 1918

Revd Gould held service in the Hall in the morning, I attended. https://t.co/Y2bSTL9IbM via @csclarke_diary

Leslie Adkin's diary

22 September 1918

Gertie & I drove to church in evening. https://t.co/37JwztL6o3 via @adkin_diary

Auckland Weekly News

22 September 1918

Snowstorm in progress on Bealey Flat, Arthur's Pass, Canterbury, in the South Island of New Zealand. https://t.co/MswZ1IIUha via @AkWeeklyNews