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Tyne Cot Memorial
Monday, October 1, 2012
Despite a cool and wet spring in the northern hemisphere, the photographs which the New Zealand War Graves Trust contracted for in New Zealand have been collected from Belgium. This part of the project was possible thanks to funding from...
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
A First World War Centenary panel has been set up as an advisory group to help steer what will be an extensive programme to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War. The chair is the NZ Post chief executive Mr Brian...
Helen Clark
Monday, August 6, 2012
The memories of war and aspirations for peace underline the mission of the newly refurbished In Flanders Fields Museum in Ieper, Belgium. There is a New Zealand connection-- many New Zealanders are buried in this area. At the end of the...
Monday, March 12, 2012
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has reported that the Benghazi War Cemetery is to be fully restored, following an attack by local vandals which saw many headstones broken, pulled out of the ground or pushed over. Another...
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
A major focus for the New Zealand War Graves Trust in 2012 is the contracted purchase of photographs of war graves and primary memorials of New Zealand casualties in Belgium and France. The majority are connected with battles in World War...
Monday, March 5, 2012
The New Zealand War Graves Trust acknowledges gratefully the recent donations of $22,000 from the Trusts Community Foundation and $18,000 from the Four Winds Foundation. This money goes towards the contracted purchase of photographs in...
Monday, October 31, 2011
Research has always been part of the New Zealand War Graves Project and considerable time has been spent reconciling differences between the various listings of New Zealand casualties from the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) in South Africa to...
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
In Anzac week, the New Zealand War Graves Trust successfully held an exhibition of its photographs and stories from New Zealand, New Caledonia, Tonga, Samoa, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, Australia and South Africa. The exhibition was...