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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

23 November 1918

JOHNSTONE VS. JOHNSTONE - NZ Truth, 23 November 1918 https://t.co/TwkmNwWAFQ via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

23 November 1918

Drove to Levin in evening with Clif in the car. https://t.co/xbtgbnikCR via @adkin_diary

Auckland Weekly News

23 November 1918

Maori troops on the Western Front performing a haka of welcome to the Hon. W. F. Massey and Sir Joseph Ward. https://t.co/OIZvfxWFB7 via @AkWeeklyNews

Corp. William McCaw

23 November 1918

Very warm. No work save a clothes' washing parade. Made a commencement on the disembarkation papers. via @McCaw_diary

PapersPast

23 November 1918

RUSSIA'S PROBLEMS - Bolshevist activity - Otago Daily Times, 23 November 1918 https://t.co/d52RCLEO5y via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

22 November 1918

INCIPIENT FIRE AT HOKITIKA - Nelson Evening Mail, 22 November 1918 https://t.co/tNjYPzXBzv via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

22 November 1918

Black, red, and yellow - Dominion, 22 November 1918 https://t.co/14sOcI16YR via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

22 November 1918

"O.K." AND ITS ORIGIN - MATAURA ENSIGN - 22 November 1918 https://t.co/sKT31KAQJF via @PapersPastNZ

Auckland Weekly News

22 November 1918

Some of the rulers and political leaders of the Allied countries. https://t.co/FWH3h2HuLk https://t.co/c681zsQVOJ via @AkWeeklyNews

Leslie Adkin's diary

22 November 1918

Miss Bowles came over to bath baby as Maud a litte weak yet. https://t.co/QTAdxjiZ9b via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

22 November 1918

TO PREVENT WAR - "Form a strong league of Nations" - Marlborough Express, 22 November 1918 https://t.co/BpAxOlcvHx via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

21 November 1918

SUFFERERS IN WANT: GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE - Poverty Bay Herald, 21 November 1918 https://t.co/Mb5RpW5GsW via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

21 November 1918

ANTI-KISSING MOTION - Health conference rejects - Colonist, 21 November 1918 https://t.co/soZlADji3X via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

21 November 1918

I have now finished my long job along the front fence.  I had a short walk this afternoon via @cox_diary

PapersPast

21 November 1918

THINGS IN AMERICA - As seen by an Aucklander - Feilding Star 21 November 1918 https://t.co/pFqWE8CmrE via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

21 November 1918

Docked 14 late lambs in Father's ewes. After dinner Clif & I started shearing. https://t.co/I9gGud65t3 via @adkin_diary

Auckland Weekly News

21 November 1918

Cambridge sanatorium: a little game of bridge after dinner. https://t.co/6Ey8ACJMIi https://t.co/OKsR3TXaVF via @AkWeeklyNews

PapersPast

21 November 1918

TWENTY IN BRITISH WATERS - Dreadnoughts leave Kiel - Auckland Star, 21 November 1918 https://t.co/lfW158fJRO via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

20 November 1918

USE OF VACCINE - Evening Post, 20 November 1918 https://t.co/7qmxKhRhdC via @PapersPastNZ

CS Clarke's Diary

20 November 1918

In the afternoon I went down to the Steamer, carried 2 bags sand over to the wharf shed. https://t.co/49lR6CEcML via @csclarke_diary

PapersPast

20 November 1918

COOL REQUESTS - What the Germans ask for - Poverty Bay Herald, 20 November 1918 https://t.co/fYHTBWkYod via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

20 November 1918

We had a fire in the smoking room all day.  I did some work… hoeing the dug ground by the front fence.  I find the hoeing hard work via @cox_diary

Lincoln Lee

20 November 1918

The grand review lasted until after 1pm, a tiresome and useless affair. https://t.co/mZKsFLoFAx https://t.co/s95F6SLIV3 via @walkmarch

PapersPast

20 November 1918

SHIPWRECKED - A tale of the sea - Otago Witness, 20 November 1918 https://t.co/pyznnW5Etz via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

20 November 1918

Dr Cotton used his influence to suppress my paper critcizing his paper. https://t.co/vfDdmR4AWK via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

20 November 1918

ALLIES CROSS THE FRONTIER - Press, 20 November 1918 https://t.co/TKZg8tlnvl via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

19 November 1918

WAS ENGLAND CORRUPT? - Hastings Standard, 19 November 1918 https://t.co/Ys6GXrCjYd via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

19 November 1918

HOW TO COAX OYSTERS - Producing pearls when they don't want to - Manawatu Herald, 19 November 1918 https://t.co/6uhK5KHPTD via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

19 November 1918

…close and warm all day… Our supply of water is a bit short and we have to economise. via @cox_diary

PapersPast

19 November 1918

DRUNK MAN'S ESCAPADE - Meddled with sick people - Auckland Star, 19 November 1918 https://t.co/HupLGb5t6y via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

19 November 1918

Drove to Levin to get stores & pay accounts. https://t.co/zYqnCv115J via @adkin_diary

Auckland Weekly News

19 November 1918

Members of the Women's Patriotic League, Onerahi, North Auckland. https://t.co/Als1JCCdNQ https://t.co/1pzvHaHOV8 via @AkWeeklyNews

PapersPast

19 November 1918

INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC - Position in Auckland - Otago Daily Times, 19 November 1918 https://t.co/rSMXbVVpsx via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

18 November 1918

Ancient Charlie Chaplins - Wanganui Chronicle, 18 November 1918 https://t.co/T198P444ZR via @PapersPastNZ

CS Clarke's Diary

18 November 1918

It was a very hot day, but the heat was tempered by the strong wind from N. https://t.co/bAgFRpP3N2 via @csclarke_diary

PapersPast

18 November 1918

THE PRESS CENSORSHIP - Southland Times, 18 November 1918 https://t.co/zTAWNx7hSY via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

18 November 1918

SOLDIERS ATTACK SINN FEINERS _ Marlborough Express, 18 November 1918 https://t.co/rdFm5aQZbj via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

18 November 1918

Found a couple of dead ewes. https://t.co/CjldROMUr6 via @adkin_diary

Auckland Weekly News

18 November 1918

A Sunday morning parade at Cambridge sanatorium. https://t.co/MLak2slVmJ https://t.co/AKsqMFfxkk via @AkWeeklyNews

PapersPast

18 November 1918

FRENZY IN THE DEPTHS - Wanganui Chronicle, 18 November 1918 https://t.co/3Lgp83FpPY via @PapersPastNZ

CS Clarke's Diary

17 November 1918

There was no service today on account of the influenza. https://t.co/0BjwWQi5V5 via @csclarke_diary

James Cox's diary

17 November 1918

Our smoking room got a good clean out and fumigating this morning and is again in use for which I was thankful. via @cox_diary

Leslie Adkin's diary

17 November 1918

No church on account of influenza epidemic. https://t.co/XLGhJcPYE5 via @adkin_diary

Auckland Weekly News

17 November 1918

Aviation in New Zealand: Christchurch Flying School from the air, showing the landing place in the circle. https://t.co/1rLVjL6ceN via @AkWeeklyNews

PapersPast

16 November 1918

THE KITCHEN - Angelica cakes - Observer, 16 November 1918 https://t.co/bOapISVaak via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

16 November 1918

MARCHBANK'S MISCHIEF - Putting in the boot to a "bobby." - NZ Truth, 16 November 1918 https://t.co/zsBqE5dn7Y via @PapersPastNZ

James Cox's diary

16 November 1918

We had a fire in the smoking room all day.  I did some work… hoeing the dug ground by the front fence.  I find the hoeing hard work via @cox_diary

PapersPast

16 November 1918

DOWN A LANE - Green goes to gaol - NZ Truth, 16 November 1918 https://t.co/dtKHYubDaV via @PapersPastNZ

Leslie Adkin's diary

16 November 1918

Read "Lord John in America" by CN & AM Williamson - rather twaddle. https://t.co/73fx9Yvxur via @adkin_diary

PapersPast

16 November 1918

TREASURES OF HOLY LAND - Archæologist's paradise - NZ Herald, 16 November 1918 https://t.co/pmUTH13zOa via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

15 November 1918

Mapua fatality - Nelson Evening Mail, 15 November 1918 https://t.co/FGU52P7hLL via @PapersPastNZ

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