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.

Auckland Weekly News

18 March 1919

New Zealanders with Bedouin Arabs in Palestine. https://t.co/gh1oTDbnDd https://t.co/pLWuXNZHyJ via @AkWeeklyNews

Fred Welch's diary

17 March 1919

Boiled about 50 lbs of Apple Jelly at night. Bern, Gretta & Norma went to St Patricks concert at night. . https://t.co/9UuBsgRfJH via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

17 March 1919

WITH GERMAN WIVES - Astonishing conduct of English soldiers - Otaki Mail, 17 March 1919 https://t.co/oneKnbEp55 via @PapersPastNZ

Auckland Weekly News

17 March 1919

Rendering first aid at a New Zealand holiday camp. https://t.co/PrcdiRNWML https://t.co/lZQl2kj4L8 via @AkWeeklyNews

Fred Welch's diary

16 March 1919

Received a budget of letters & postal picture cards from our Leo who is now nearing home. . https://t.co/rDZHyPicCR via @FPWelchdiaries

Auckland Weekly News

16 March 1919

Historic view of New Zealand troops entering Jerusalem by Jaffa Gate. https://t.co/FvwgEC1wZ1 https://t.co/Zj8i3aIf7c via @AkWeeklyNews

PapersPast

15 March 1919

A MATTER OF MAINTENANCE - Mrs. Snow gets another "quid." - NZ Truth, 15 March 1919 https://t.co/2EiEtAbmDz via @PapersPastNZ

PapersPast

14 March 1919

YOUNG MAN MISSING - Ashburton Guardian, 14 March 1919 https://t.co/jkMcHwU58v via @PapersPastNZ

Auckland Weekly News

14 March 1919

Saved from the Turks by New Zealanders in Palestine: an assembly of Armenian refugees. https://t.co/YQDMFSsc96 via @AkWeeklyNews