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

PapersPast

13 November 1918

TERMS OF ARMISTICE ANNOUNCED - Surrender of Alsace-Lorraine to France - Auckland Star, 13 November 1918 https://t.co/s9WFTpvVQ7 via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

13 November 1918

Peace celebrations & a lovely fine day for the rejoicings. https://t.co/by46Xd7ll6 via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

13 November 1918

THE ARMISTICE AND THE REVOLUTION - Press, 13 November 1918 https://t.co/F7GuGJHb7o via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

12 November 1918

"FLU" PATIENT IMPOSED ON - By drink-muddled men - Auckland Star, 12 November 1918 https://t.co/WOiZo12z2L via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

12 November 1918

PAINTING THE COUNTRY RED - Fanaticism dominates Germany - Evening Post, 12 November 1918 https://t.co/OdIxYnmUw0 via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

12 November 1918

THE EPIDEMIC - How stands the city to-day? - Auckland Star, 12 November 1918 https://t.co/YS5lq8v1dk via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

12 November 1918

On reaching home found that the Germans had signed the armistice. https://t.co/GUOPfX6GCA via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

12 November 1918

END OF THE GREAT WAR - An official announcement - Auckland Star, 12 November 1918 https://t.co/ucnWNbq810 via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

11 November 1918

PROCEDURE TO BE FOLLOWED - Evening Post, 11 November 1918 https://t.co/O9aQfUUDKV via @PapersPastNZ

CS Clarke's Diary

11 November 1918

Went down to Charley Wyatts in the evening to see the Valuation of the Omaha Riding. https://t.co/zZnwGtrR5t via @csclarke_diary

PapersPast

11 November 1918

FIGHT DRUGS' RAVAGES - As alcohol goes out narcotic desire increases - Poverty Bay Herald, 11 November 1918 https://t.co/kVlfFv6lrt via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

11 November 1918

THE HUNGER OFFENSIVE - Dunstan Times - 11 November 1918 https://t.co/JAp1X7Oz86 via @PapersPastNZ

NZ Division Diary

11 November 1918

Hostilities ceased at 11.00am https://t.co/a3nFEyMCLx [END TWEET] https://t.co/wyOP52La6a via @NZDIV_Diary

Leslie Adkin's diary

11 November 1918

Dr Bryson ill with influenza & unable to visit Maud. https://t.co/PYrav28cm9 via @adkin_diary

Corp. William McCaw

11 November 1918

Spent the morning shooting at floating targets, now the most popular work on the ship. Remarkably cool & dull weather for the tropics. via @McCaw_diary

PapersPast

11 November 1918

REVOLUTION IN GERMANY - Abdication of the Kaiser - Colonist, 11 November 1918 https://t.co/r55SPrCyNq via @PapersPastNZ

CS Clarke's Diary

10 November 1918

Mrs Simpson walked over from Ti Point and staid the night. https://t.co/MoCbvCBYxF via @csclarke_diary

James Cox's diary

10 November 1918

... a beautiful day but there is much snow on the tops of the Tararuas. This morning I walked to the top of Carters hill via @cox_diary

Leslie Adkin's diary

10 November 1918

Lovely fine calm day. Baby & Maud doing nicely. https://t.co/QUSZHSTcsx via @adkin_diary

NZ Division Diary

10 November 1918

The 3NZRB moved to FONTAINE-AU-PIRE and the 1NZ Inf. Bde moved to SOLESMES https://t.co/a3nFEyMCLx https://t.co/QU040Ziu7t via @NZDIV_Diary

Auckland Weekly News

10 November 1918

A New Zealand Cabinet problem: to beer or not to beer? https://t.co/LWHSS545LZ https://t.co/PzrMBvKlGs via @AkWeeklyNews

PapersPast

9 November 1918

RECIPES - Southern Cross, 9 November 1918 https://t.co/GfkUz4UClk via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

9 November 1918

LIQUOR FICTIONS - Versus dry facts - NZ Truth, 9 November 1918 https://t.co/jPJpBxGxSQ via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

9 November 1918

HORSE-WHIPPING CASE - Hot time in Taihape - NZ Truth, 9 November 1918 https://t.co/K6RyC8VOJc via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

9 November 1918

Father came & saw the baby - thought his features good. https://t.co/Z50FDllFhu via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

9 November 1918

THE PEACE PROPOSALS - German colonies - Press, 9 November 1918 https://t.co/XVV5Ayp6lK via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

8 November 1918

AMUNDSEN'S EXPEDITION - Evening Post, 8 November 1918 https://t.co/atdm6cBRHj via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

8 November 1918

£10,000 FOR A BOOK - Ohinemuri Gazette, 8 November 1918 https://t.co/u1AQVNos7o via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

8 November 1918

FINAL STAGES - Delegation to Foch - Northern Advocate, 8 November 1918 https://t.co/F3yRuqcqxZ via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

8 November 1918

The baby - a son - was born at 3.30pm. Wild excitement in Levin over Peace Rumours. https://t.co/jGuhTB37Lh via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

8 November 1918

CHARGE OF ATTEMPTED MURDER - Oamaru Mail, 8 November 1918 https://t.co/94B41MxfcB via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

7 November 1918

WHALERS - Men of Te Awaite - Evening Post, 7 November 1918 https://t.co/op4dHrF5w4 via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

7 November 1918

WOMEN POLICE IN NEW YORK - Armed and equipped as men - King Country Chronicle, 7 November 1918 https://t.co/462Z6bSsnd via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

7 November 1918

MISCELLANEOUS - Lake County Press, 7 November 1918 https://t.co/wxBLZm9Jz8 via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

7 November 1918

Father & I sowed 6lbs per acre of Western Worths grass-seed. https://t.co/LLtmPJLQqK via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

7 November 1918

NO NEWS ABOUT GERMANY'S SURRENDER - Rumours mentioned in Parliament - Dominion, 7 November 1918 https://t.co/7HqVpMMuHT via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

6 November 1918

MULTUM IN PARVO - Otago Witness, 6 November 1918 https://t.co/fdyKKmpQFZ via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

6 November 1918

ONE WAY OF SAVING FOOD - Mataura Ensign, 6 November 1918 https://t.co/6lQU18Aqks via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

6 November 1918

Influenza raging in Auckland hundreds of cases being reported & numbers of deaths recorded. . https://t.co/YRSRPBxGZ4 via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

6 November 1918

QUESTION IS, HOW LONG? - Manawatu Times, 6 November 1918 https://t.co/uXMat103xr via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

6 November 1918

Rode up to Sonoma - pulled foxgloves. https://t.co/nBFAlPdytz via @adkin_diary

NZ Division Diary

6 November 1918

During the early morning the 2NZ Inf. Bde was billetted in LE QUESNOY https://t.co/a3nFEyMCLx https://t.co/zeZqyxdurz via @NZDIV_Diary

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