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.

Bert Denton's Diary

20 May 1918

Went to Wellington to see about a box of tea. Mr W Denton and Mr P Denton both looking well. https://t.co/7luJPG6z51 via @Denton_Diary

PapersPast

20 May 1918

UNHAPPY MARRIAGES - Dissolutions granted - NZ Herald, 20 May 1918 https://t.co/ctPGMmpifZ via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

20 May 1918

WOULD BE LIKE BLOW OF ASSASSIN - So-called conscription of wealth - Wanganui Herald, 20 May 1918 https://t.co/YA9y22ra19 via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

20 May 1918

Leo went back to Camp & Bern left by the 6.20 AM train for the Woodville training camp. . https://t.co/3l5bx5f5UD via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

20 May 1918

CAN DEAD LOVE EVER BE REVIVED - Wanganui Chronicle, 20 May 1918 https://t.co/cz3TLqLihP via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

20 May 1918

Father, Clif & Frank drenched a line of lambs with Coopers tablets. https://t.co/W2eIid178D via @adkin_diary

NZ Division Diary

20 May 1918

Three prisoners taken during the early morning by 3NZRB https://t.co/Mv6MvbUPIw https://t.co/xs9ezUfbyu via @NZDIV_Diary

Auckland Weekly News

20 May 1918

Sunrise at Waiheke: scene of beauty in the Hauraki Gulf, Auckland. https://t.co/9NOdOpc6Vq https://t.co/qSORpUIt1n via @AkWeeklyNews

PapersPast

20 May 1918

PROGRESS OF THE WAR - NZ Times, 20 May 1918 https://t.co/s1dW2a5fKT via @PapersPastNZ