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  1. Video for Rare photos of East Coast children
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    Rare photos of East Coast children

    A rare photographic collection at the Tairāwhiti Museum called the Children's War is giving a voice to the children of WWI. It paints a picture of how children on the East Coast were able to cope during wartime.

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    Commemorations of first bi-lingual war memorial

    Land Information Minister Hon Louise Upston has rededicated the recently restored 'Angel Memorial' exactly 100 years after the memorial was first unveiled on March 24 in 1916. Today's ceremony was one of the first WWI memorial centenary events in NZ because the Kaitaia memorial was commissioned and dedicated before the war ended.

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    Photos of Māori WW1 veterans wanted

    Images of Māori First World War servicemen are wanted for inclusion in an authoritative history book on the Great War due for publication in 2017.  

  4. Video for NZ Tunnelling Company men honoured in Waihī
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    NZ Tunnelling Company men honoured in Waihī

    A memorial to honour the men of the New Zealand Tunnelling Company was unveiled in Waihī today.  The WWI military miners were sent to dig under enemy trenches and destroy them.

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    Armistice Day commemoration remembers Tūhoe troops

    Representatives from the French and Belgian governments have attended Armistice commemorations on Te Rewarewa Marae in Ruatoki, where the enlisted men of Tūhoe were honoured for their valour.

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    Cenotaph dawn service to commemorate Chunuk Bair

    This Saturday, August 8 will mark 100 years since the battle for Chunuk Bair at Gallipoli.  A dawn service will be held at the Cenotaph to pay tribute to those who lost their lives on that day in battle.

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    Rotorua RSA forced to close

    At the end of the week the Rotorua RSA is to desist from trading and consider options for the future.  The closure of the well-known venue will also mean the loss of 11 jobs. 

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    In search of a soldier

    The owner of a square cigar box embellished with Māori carving is on the search for the family of its original owner he believes was in the 28th Maori Battalion.

  9. Video for Hike to Chunuk Bair to mark ancestors' sacrifice
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    Hike to Chunuk Bair to mark ancestors' sacrifice

    More than 2000 New Zealanders up to the age of 92 endured the cold night and steep climb to Chunuk Bair in Turkey to mark the sacrifice of many soldiers of the Wellington Battalion 100 years ago.

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    500 Cook Island WWI soldiers honoured

    "Lest We Forget the 500 Cook Islands Soldiers" is the focus of an Arts and Cultural exhibition which opened today, at Depot Art Space in Auckland.

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