Labour promises pensions to all vets
Labour promises pensions to all vets

All war veterans would be eligible for a veteran's pension under a Labour government, leader David Cunliffe said yesterday…

Book to record squadron's life
Book to record squadron's life

They helped fight off the Imperial Japanese Navy at Guadalcanal and half a century later kept the peace in East Timor. They…

TV review: Field Punishment No 1
TV review: Field Punishment No 1

In the closing minutes of this stirring story of 14 New Zealanders sent to the front in World War I, the main character…

Wartime blast from past
Wartime blast from past

When Paul Southwick embarked on a lengthy search for his father's World War II acquaintances, the best he hoped for was…

Anzac Day Memories

Humanity in the face of battle
Humanity in the face of battle

An Anzac Day documentary tells the story of a Kiwi soldier who comforted the dying.

How we remember them

They stare aimlessly into the distance, ignored, slightly sad, timeless, peculiarly inactive - Laurence Aberhart's Anzac…

War and the peacemaker

In 1942, at the age of 49, World War One hero Ormond Burton went on trial in the Supreme Court at Wellington.

Gallipoli ballot thrill for Singapore-based Kiwi couple

A Singapore-based Kiwi couple were among 950 NZers selected from a ballot to attend the 100th anniversary of the Anzac landing…

Band of WWI brothers laid to rest
Band of WWI brothers laid to rest

A large crowd gathered in the corner of a wheat field yesterday to bury four British soldiers they never…

RSL focus on gambling upsets vets

Thousands of Australians will head to their local Returned and Services League club after Anzac Day commemorations today…

Stretcher bearer braved machine gun fire

Private Herbert Nolan Flowerday was one of two family members to be awarded a Military Medal - but to his daughter all these…

Anzac Day: One family, 42 soldiers

The making of one family's Anzac sacrifice of dozens of its young men to the mud, barbed wire and trenches of the Western…

Centenarian leaves cane at home

A 102-year-old who has not missed marching in an Anzac Day parade since returning from service nearly 70 years ago will…

Veterans revisit 'end of beginning'
Veterans revisit 'end of beginning'

Scars run deep for soldiers in the Battle of El Alamein, a bloody clash that was a turning point in…

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