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The First World War has always loomed large in the memories and imaginations of New Zealanders, and its impact has been sharpened in this centenary year of its outbreak.
When: Saturday, 30 August 2014
Come along tomorrow to help commemorate the unveiling of a plaque to the horses and men of the 8th (South Canterbury) Mounted Riflesat the Phar Lap Racecourse, Timaru at 2pm.
16 August 2014
In conjunction with Tin Palace, Lyttelton Museum is pleased to present Service and Sacrifice, which is our first exhibition since our building was demolished in July 2011.
Exhibition 14 – 31 August 2014
Almost every town in Australasia and New Zealand has a memorial to those who died in the First World War, and these monuments are such a familiar part of our landscape that we sometimes fail to see them.
When: Sunday, 31 August 2.30pm