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NEW ZEALAND AND WORLD WAR ONE
ANZAC DAY

These links are from the Ministry for Culture and Heritage newsletter for April 2005.

ANZAC DAY: A GUIDE FOR NEW ZEALANDERS -
Launched on 18 April 2005 to mark the 90th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings, this website includes:

- Information about the SIGNIFICANCE of Anzac Day, related traditions and rituals and some popular myths and misconceptions.

- Information about how Anzac Day is COMMEMORATED today, a typical ceremony and resources for people organising community Anzac Day events.

- A virtual guide to the BATTLEFIELDS of Gallipoli pennisula featuring images, maps and beautiful interactive panoramas supported by text by Dr Ian McGibbon.

- A fully searchable lists of all New Zealanders known to have DIED AT GALLIPOLI including their full Commonwealth War Graves Commission records. Unique to this site, these lists include the names and records of New Zealanders who fought with other forces. (The search engine can be found on the Memorials to the Missing and Cemeteries sections of the Gallipoli Guide).

- The images and information about all the CEMETERIES and MEMORIALS TO THE MISSING which include New Zealanders.

- A glossary of Gallipoli PLACENAMES.

- Information, images and panoramas of Istanbul and other places en route to Gallipoli for those either PLANNING A VISIT or just wanting to see what is there.


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