ANZAC 2017

Join us for a day of remembrance with ANZAC Day coverage and special programming exclusive to Māori Television. Made with the support of NZ On Air and Te Māngai Pāho.

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As part of Māori Television’s comprehensive Anzac Day coverage, we are giving you the opportunity to create a personal message of remembrance for friends or family who took part in past wars or conflicts. 

Every message will be represented by a poppy placed on our virtual cenotaph.  You can click on the poppies to read the individual messages.

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In remembrance of our dad, Darcy Rankin, who served in th RNZAF 1939 - 1945 - A.C.1. We remember all those who have served, fought and also died for their future generations and our future livelihood. Arohanui - Rankin and Dunn Whanau (NZ)

Lest we forget. To all my fellow veterans Kia Kaha

Lest we forget A great response and huge respect shown at the Whanganui dawn service.

On ANZAC Day I would like to say a prayer for all the lost souls from all the wars that our grandfathers, fathers, brothers and sons get drawn into. Heaven help us to create a world without armed conflict.

in rememberance of all those who went to war ,We will remember them.

To honor and remember all those who served to to protect our rights of citizenship and universal peace. Oh for the touch of their vanished hands And for the sound of their voices - now still.

I'd like to say Thankyou to those who fought for us all.. your sacrifice will never be forgotten ...In remembrance of two great men in my family trooper reginald frank birdling of cantabury mounted rifles who died in service in galipoli 6 august 1915 and also my grandfather clifford hollis who served as a army medic gudal canal during the second world War

To my Koro Roihi Rikiriki Thank you for serving our Country NZ May you rest at ease where you lay at your death Crete Italy, Casino War Cemetery. We pray to someday visit you in Italy. Moe Mai Ra E Koro Arohanui From your family. Amine. Rikiriki Te Roihi Whanau Tuhoe ki Waiohau

Rest in peace Koro Roihi Rikiriki Tuhoe ki Waiohau

Lest we forget

In memory of my great uncle George Jordan killed on Messiness Ridge June 1917

In memory of our beloved father Peter Kinley who served at the front in action in tanks in both Egypt (El Alamein) and Italy (Monte Cassino) and then came home and never spoke about the enormity of his experiences - except on ANZAC afternoon each year when he got together with his 19th regiment friends.

Nga mihi aroha ki a kotou - Thank you!

This in memory of my grandfather Punoua John Raki/Rakitu and his older brothers William Pokura Raki/ Rakitu,Thomas Tupu Raki/Rakitu and Joe Enuaariki Raki/Rakitu. They were sent to France, Egypt and all returned home safely. In memory of you all Service men and woman who did and did not returned. Moe mai ra to moenga roa, kia rongo koe te kapikianga a te Messia Iesu Karaiti.

63390 Lt. Col. JAMES CLENDON HENARE Lest We Forget Grandfather xxx

For the Love of my grandfather William Lydon who served 1914-1918 and all the other Fallen Soldiers!xx

In memory of our grandfather Eruera Te Rauna (Syke) Manuel who fought in the 28th Maori Battalion "Company C" and allthosewho fought in our honour. Moe mai ra Grandpa East Coast. From all your mokopuna.

For my Grandfather, Driver Andy Thomas, 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Company, 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Died 1997 and sorely missed.

For my Great Grand Uncle, Private Charlie Cook, 15th Company, 2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment - Pour Devoir (For Duty) Wounded on the Somme, September 1916. Died 1965.

To remember and honour my Great Grandfather, 3187 Pte Hector MacCallum, 55 Infantry Battalion, Australian Imperial Forces. Died in battle in France, in 1918. Left behind his wife, Amy, and four children. He was operating a Lewis Gun, and going forward, when a stick bomb must have landed nearby. He was killed by concussion because there were no external physical injuries. He's buried in France - I hope to visit his grave site one day. He was one of two brothers who were killed in WW1. We remember them still.

In memory of my father who served in the second world war as a teeager. He became a seargent. He carried his friend for two days on his back the friend died on the way to their company. In loving memory my Dad.

My humble thanks and gratitude to all the men who fought for our freedom. They didn't die in vain. We will remember.

In loving memory of Captain Herbert William King of the 2nd Auckland Battalion who fought and died for King and Country. He died on the 21st February 1917 near Fleurbaix. Never forgotten.

Hi am nema is anahera ngataki am mum is hinekura and am dad is tk.

In Memory of Our Grandfather Sydney Arthur Hammond who fought in ww1 & ww2.. At the going down of the sun....We will Remember them🌹

Mei kore Ko koutou Ko kore Ko matou, E kore te puna o te aroha e mimiti

In loving Memory of a grandfather killed in 1st World war and the relatives who fought in 2nd war We will remember them

In memory of Gordon Omega Haining, who fought at Gallipoli and died of his wounds en route home, and of Barry Haining, who fought in WW2; a rear gunner for the RNZAF in the pacific. And all of the service men and women who gave service.

In remembrance of my dad, Reginald Tuhinga Elers who served Malaya and Korea

To all that did not return.thank yous all so very much. .lest we forget💖💖

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