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NZ on Screen - Gallipoli search results The World War I Collection Curated by NZ On Screen Team 2014 marks the centennial of the start of World War I. Over 100,000 New Zealanders served overseas in the 'Great War'. More than 18,000 died and over 40,000 more were wounded. Campaigns involving Kiwis, from Gallipoli to the Western Front, were identity-forming, and the war's effects on society were deep. Free, downloadable images from Te Papa's collections A few weeks ago we released an updated version of Collections Online, making images bigger, search results clearer, and easier to use regardless of what device you are using. Today we are extremely happy to let you know about our latest development; over 30,000 images downloadable, for free, in the highest resolution we have them. You can search for and download them at Collections Online.

New Zealand - Facts and figures A to Z OECD Home New Zealand New Zealand Find 1918 Influenza pandemic - WW100 - Wairarapa's First World War Centenary The Featherston Camp memorial obelisk at Featherston Cemetery. The names on the obelisk base are mainly victims of the 1918 influenza epidemic. New Zealand was badly affected by the 1918 influenza epidemic and Featherston Camp suffered over 160 deaths, almost all in November 1918. By mid-November 2,500 men were ill, overwhelming the hospital, and other camp became temporary hospitals. (more…)

Challenges - The Second World War at home Feeling threatened From early in 1940, New Zealanders began to live in fear of attack or invasion, first by the Germans and later by the Japanese. By May 1940 the Germans occupied Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium and France, and Britain faced the direct threat of invasion. Archives New Zealand - Discover World War One NZDF Personnel Files Archives New Zealand holds the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Personnel Files for all known New Zealanders who served in the First World War. Because the original files are restricted for preservation reasons, we have digitised the collection (over 140,000 individual records). Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Standing on the Shoulders... From Te Puea Hērangi to Lorde, from weavers to war heroes, this exhibition celebrates a diverse range of women, as well as showcasing the breadth of material in our collections of archived radio, television and film. Impressions of Katherine Mansfield

New Zealand Influenza Pandemic Plan: A framework for action The New Zealand Influenza Pandemic Plan: A framework for action (NZIPAP) sets out the all-of-government measures to be taken to prepare for and respond to an influenza pandemic. It updates the New Zealand Influenza Pandemic Action Plan 2010. The NZIPAP is intended for anyone involved in planning, preparation or response to an influenza pandemic. It also provides general information on pandemics and Government planning for the New Zealand public. Structure of the document WW100 New Zealand A selection of sites and sources for learning about the history of the First World War from a New Zealand perspective, and the role your family members might have played in it. Soldiers inside the YMCA library in Beauvois, France. Ref: 1/2-013635-G.

Ti Titirti O Waitangi - Interactive site Within 44 years, 18 million acres of New Zealand land passed from the purview of one group of people into the hands of scores of others. Some of the new owners were not in the country yet. Eighteen million acres represents more than a quarter of the entire land mass of New Zealand. Or about 67 Aucklands. It was all gone between 1865 and 1909. Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei transferred the future Auckland city to the Crown for the equivalent of about $70,000 in today’s currency.

A Statue of Merit: Dr Margaret Cruickshank and the 1918 influenza pandemic – Public Health Expert, University of Otago, New Zealand Nick Wilson, Ben Schrader, Geoff Rice, Christine Clement, George Thomson, Catharine Ferguson, Michael Baker Some statues are getting bad press at present – and rightly so for the confederate military statues which represent the racist history of the Southern United States. But in this blog we briefly look at a particular New Zealand statue that we think characterises some of the best aspects of public monuments: the statue of Dr Margaret Cruickshank who died caring for patients during the 1918 influenza pandemic.

Fantastic digitised collection of early New Zealand newspapers. by dylowen Sep 28