ANZAC 2015 One Hundred Years

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC’s time in Gallipoli. Up to 20,000 NZers rose early for the 6am service of remembrance. Regardless of ones thoughts on war, the service reminds us of those who fought for their country and lost their lives, or were injured in doing so. Such remembrance can apply to […]

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Before the March

Last weekend (from memory – ive been struck down with the flu…perhaps man flu even) we found ourselves amongst a gathering of protestors, protesting against the Israeli ground invasion of Gaza. I think we got there just before it really warmed up volume wise. Here’s a few shots. As I write this post, I hear […]

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The 99th ANZAC Year

Today marks the 99th ANZAC day anniversary. Its a day where New Zealanders and Australians respect and remember those who have fallen in battle/war, giving up their lives, so we could live ours. The date itself marks the anniversary of the landing of New Zealand and Australian soldiers – the Anzacs – on the Gallipoli Peninsula […]

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Least We Forget

  In Gallipoli, 25th April 1915 2,721 Kiwi and 8,709 Australian soldiers died in an attempt with allied forces to capture the Gallipoli Peninsula. Both sides suffered heavy losses, and the attempt failed. Such losses for relatively young countries however stirred the public, and began the long standing ANZAC relationship between our nations. On rolled WWII and the ANZAC […]

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