WW100 – New Zealand's First World War Centenary Programme ran from 2014 to 2019

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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

28 June 1919

Letter from Will to say he might be down on Tuesday to go to Taita & see the old home with view to buying. . https://t.co/zZDPqTd7q8 via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

28 June 1919

"BIKE BONING" - A blast for Bettis - NZ Truth, 28 June 1919 https://t.co/2zhnhIelv7 via @PapersPastNZ

Auckland Weekly News

28 June 1919

Training of New Zealand firemen: jumping into a sheet from a building in Petone, Wellington. https://t.co/nvH0wEC14W via @AkWeeklyNews

Fred Welch's diary

27 June 1919

McGregor decided the property was not just what he wanted, tho it was touch & go about buying. . https://t.co/WATKP1AqX2 via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

27 June 1919

END OF THE WORLD - Anglican Minister fixes the date - Southland Times, 27 June 1919 https://t.co/cIuL6VN0zs via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

26 June 1919

Down to chess at night, Mother, Gretta & the boys went to an Amateur play at the Opera House. . https://t.co/2rSGDLy0EC via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

26 June 1919

THREW THEIR OARS AWAY - Insolent officers - Northern Advocate, 26 June 1919 https://t.co/3NAjeOk8eq via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

25 June 1919

Mr McGregor arrived from Wanganui to inspect property & we had a long talk in regard to same. . https://t.co/7FBx0CCimu via @FPWelchdiaries

PapersPast

25 June 1919

SINKINGS AT KIEL - French comments - Ashburton Guardian, 25 June 1919 https://t.co/zgO8oy8eBZ via @PapersPastNZ