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War sTOrY Exhbition opens 5 August

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Friday, 31 July, 2015

At 5.30pm on Wednesday evening (5 August) Tatyanna Meharry’s exhibition War sTOrY opens at the Tin Palace in Lyttelton (running from 6-23 August).  It commemorates the 304 soldiers who went from Lyttelton to the First World War and explores ideas of war consumption and the war as a the great game of men.  In conjunction with her exhibition historian Dr Gwen Parsons will be giving two talks.  The first on Saturday 8 August about New Zealand’s participation in the war, and the second on Saturday 15 August about the impact of the war on New Zealand.