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.

NZ Division Diary

26 February 1918

Weather unsettled with sunshine & sleet https://t.co/EBqUVOWLd8 via @NZDIV_Diary

PapersPast

26 February 1918

RUSSIA ACCEPTS GERMAN TERMS - Waikato Times, 26 February 1918 https://t.co/rccws9oArQ via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

25 February 1918

LOCKED IN - Commercial traveller's adventures - Evening Post, 25 February 1918 https://t.co/20VhBRoBYc via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

25 February 1918

DANGEROUS EXPLOSION OF BENZINE FUMES - Vessel's hatches blown off - Northern Advocate, 25 February 1918 https://t.co/JM7mW83PT5 via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

25 February 1918

I was hoeing cabbages in the paddock today by myself. The Government inspector came today to inspect the Boiler via @cox_diary

PapersPast

25 February 1918

ALLEGED MURDER - Tragedy at Karioi - Press, 25 February 1918 https://t.co/wkQXmBPaCq via @PapersPastNZ

NZ Division Diary

25 February 1918

Training carried out as laid down in memorandum [to 28 Feb] https://t.co/EBqUVOWLd8 https://t.co/dIq6VE3z11 via @NZDIV_Diary

Leslie Adkin's diary

25 February 1918

Maud drove to station to meet Mrs Herd who is to stay for a few days. https://t.co/GO7rexHXTp via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

25 February 1918

LATEST WAR NEWS - Out of Germany - Auckland Star, 25 February 1918 https://t.co/lf54UYvXNS via @PapersPastNZ