NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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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

25 May 1918

NOTES FOR WOMEN - By Sister Ann - Taranaki Herald, 25 May 1918 https://t.co/gA0jUnYRK4 via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

25 May 1918

SCENE IN THE STREET - Alleged police brutality - NZ Truth, 25 May 1918 https://t.co/kIdp3h8AvR via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

25 May 1918

DIVORCE AND DAMAGES - Parkinson v. Parkinson and Polson - NZ Truth, 25 May 1918 https://t.co/VykL7ewX8P via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

25 May 1918

Several thunderstorms during night but weather clearer this morning. https://t.co/dDiDKLdPx9 via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

25 May 1918

FLOOD AT MASTERTON - Manawatu Herald, 25 May 1918 https://t.co/8t7PgYjfSn via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

24 May 1918

In the garden - Press, 24 May 1918 https://t.co/UaetzYTt5S via @PapersPastNZ

CS Clarke's Diary

24 May 1918

In the afternoon I went down to the village, I was there when the steamer came in. I got the mail. https://t.co/AlhxCcx2MH via @csclarke_diary

PapersPast

24 May 1918

THE IRISH PROBLEM - Strained relations - Otago Daily Times, 24 May 1918 https://t.co/QghvVZVRB1 via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

24 May 1918

SHE WAS DISAPPOINTED - Feilding Star, 24 May 1918 https://t.co/9Xlk0ER4wq via @PapersPastNZ