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

15 November 1918

GERMANY'S THROES - Rivals struggle for power - Otago Daily Times, 15 November 1918 https://t.co/BMhkJ9Bmbs via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

14 November 1918

Household hints - Matamata Record, 14 November 1918 https://t.co/bCWz4QovnR via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

14 November 1918

GERMANY FACED WITH STARVATION - Nelson Evening Mail, 14 November 1918 https://t.co/EElbWKIzK7 via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

14 November 1918

THE INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC - Oamaru Mail, 14 November 1918 https://t.co/TLMK6q3tPG via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

14 November 1918

The influenza epidemic which is now raging through NZ is so serious. https://t.co/sxprtCcmGc via @adkin_diary

Auckland Weekly News

14 November 1918

The fine new Y.W.C.A. building at Auckland, which was officially opened last week. https://t.co/kZgtvCyjuj https://t.co/XJnYNQaetq via @AkWeeklyNews

PapersPast

14 November 1918

"THE END OF ALL WARS" - Marlborough Express, 14 November 1918 https://t.co/aG71Y6X2hL via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

13 November 1918

INFORMATION ABOUT TUNGSTEN - Otago Witness, 13 November 1918 https://t.co/yeWMY99XlE via @PapersPastNZ

CS Clarke's Diary

13 November 1918

The “Kawau” did not come today but we heard she was leaving Auckland for here tomorrow morning at 7 am. https://t.co/cz9OE4CCaG via @csclarke_diary