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.

Fred Welch's diary

21 June 1919

Received letter from brother Mot advising me to go down to Taita. . https://t.co/I7EFkS33Lz via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

21 June 1919

"SOCIALISED" WOMEN - Faked compulsory decree - NZ Truth, 21 June 1919 https://t.co/3oi8SBGEzF via @PapersPastNZ

Auckland Weekly News

21 June 1919

Viscount Jellicoe's visit to Australia: the admiral and his staff landing at St Kilda Pier, Melbourne. https://t.co/rpAqTm1PF7 via @AkWeeklyNews

Fred Welch's diary

20 June 1919

Leo went to Wellington to bring our Jack home from hospital with broken leg. . https://t.co/mKIeFbLsne via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

20 June 1919

WHAT IS LONDON'S LURE? - Press, 20 June 1919 https://t.co/poXxk0lrOB via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

19 June 1919

Letter from brother Will advising that he had sold his property at Makomako. . https://t.co/zdcZqOIg62 via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

19 June 1919

MURDER TRIAL - Jury fails to agree - Otago Daily Times, 19 June 1919 https://t.co/qElvM1aCLg via @PapersPastNZ

Auckland Weekly News

19 June 1919

Crossing the stream: a view in the upper Awatere, Marlborough, South Island of New Zealand. https://t.co/2aIrrpPrmD via @AkWeeklyNews

Fred Welch's diary

18 June 1919

Fine day. Down to office. Mrs Sykes called & signed agreement to sell to J B Rue. . https://t.co/ZJXPxXWwah via @FPWelchdiaries