Sam Clements: Reason, not religion, can save us
Sam Clements: Reason, not religion, can save us

This year, Anzac Day closely follows Easter, the most sacredly held period for Christians. One of these narratives is deeply…

Getting ready for day of remembrance
Getting ready for day of remembrance

Twenty thousand poppies will be distributed around Wanganui tomorrow thanks to the RSA. It's Poppy Day, the annual appeal…

Crosses bring home war's reality
Crosses bring home war's reality

Under grey skies and light rain, 208 white crosses were placed across a consecrated section of Memorial Square in Napier…

A courageous mother at Gallipoli
A courageous mother at Gallipoli

Gallipoli means more to New Zealanders than words can convey. But when the names of Mary and Doug Hill were drawn from the…

Anzac Day Memories

RSL focus on gambling upsets vets
RSL focus on gambling upsets vets

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

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…

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

The gravestones stand in neat rows, divided by lush strips of clipped grass and attended by flowers. All that hints at the…

Huge crowds turn out for Anzac commemorations
Huge crowds turn out for Anzac commemorations

Kiwis here and around the world have turned out on Anzac Day to mark the the 97th anniversary of the…

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