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NDF Presentation 2015

Posted by Tracey Butler on 19 October 2015 | 0 Comments

Janine Delaney was one of the presenters at this year's NDF Conference, held last week at Te Papa.

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Surfacing Community History

Posted by Tracey Butler on 3 September 2015 | 0 Comments

One of the very first collections to be ingested into Recollect was the Revelle Jackson collection from Upper Hutt City Libraries.

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WW100 Resources

Posted by Tracey Butler on 23 April 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of our core business at NZMS we get to see and handle some incredible items and images. Over the last few months, with the countdown to the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing, many of the amazing things we have seen have related to WW1 - and the experiences of the men and women abroad.

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The Mystery of the Decimal Clock

Posted by Tracey Butler on 10 March 2015 | 0 Comments

Brendon started it.  As he was working on some updates to the National Army Museum's Recollect site, he came across this image:

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Two Sites Launched

Posted by Tracey Butler on 29 September 2014 | 0 Comments

Recollect sites launch to the public: NZEI Heritage and Our Boys, Your Stories.

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Commemorating The Great War (1914-1918) – looking for some context…

Posted by Andy Fenton on 2 September 2014 | 0 Comments

The significance

Andy Connor at NZ Parliaments Field of Crosses 140804 IMG 6805100 years have passed since the onset of Britain’s declaration of war on Germany on the 4th of August 1914 in what was to become known as World War One.  Today a kiwi might be justified in asking why we ever got involved back then – but to me that’s a question that lacks context – and I am quite sure if you asked anyone of that time they would consider it the right thing to do, that the honour was theirs.  

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