Forced to the front
Forced to the front

On a hot, dry summer's day in the dusty Kumeu showgrounds north of Auckland, writer Paula Boock ducked under the shade of…

Anzac Day: 74 events for Aucklanders
Anzac Day: 74 events for Aucklanders

Friday 25 April is a time to honour the men and women who served our country in wars past and present. Returned Services…

Richie Barnett: Selectors seeking committed players
Richie Barnett: Selectors seeking committed players

The naming of the Kiwis side for the upcoming Anzac test looms as one of the most important in recent times.

Military chiefs on RSA duty
Military chiefs on RSA duty

Two top military officers will be among volunteers collecting donations from the public for today's Poppy Day appeal.

Anzac Day Memories

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
Centenarian leaves cane at home

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

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 the war.

Paul Moon: We need to feel the hurt to know the loss

The Hobsonville War Memorial Park reclines on the corner of Hobsonville and Ockleston Roads in Hobsonville.

Sunday Insight: Windswept memorial

Charlie Cowan was one of the lucky ones. Aged 18, he enlisted for the second Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) and he survived…

Fifty year anniversary for medics

Anzac Day will mark 50 years since the start of New Zealand's longest-running contribution to the Vietnam War - an effort…

Anzac's memory keeper
Anzac's memory keeper

The gravestones stand in neat rows, divided by lush strips of clipped grass and attended by flowers…

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