Tūhoe descendants have marked this 100th Armistice anniversary with plans to retrace the footsteps of their ancestors on European soil.
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Letters exchanged between the parents of Lyndal Walker during the Second World War have been immortalised in a book launched over the weekend in Rotorua.
Hundreds of mourners converged on Te Kaha's Te Ehutu marae to pay their final respects to the last Te Whānau ā Apanui 28th Māori Battalion, C Company veteran, William Hei Walker. His whānau say his legacy as a humble, hard working backbone of the community lives on.
The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) wants to become smoke-free by 2020, and if the three-year plan is successful, it will be the first military in the world to cut out smoking, setting a worldwide benchmark.