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Social Development
Fri 1 Jul 2016
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley will today represent the New Zealand Government at the International Battle of the Somme Commemorative Service in Thiepval, France. The commemoration, organised by the French and British governments, marks a hundred years to the day since the battle began on 1 July 1916. The New Zealand Division joined the battle in September 1916. It’s estimated that there were 8000 New Zealand casualties at the Somme, including 2000 troops who were killed, in what was the division’s first major engagement on the Western Front.
Social Development
Fri 1 Jul 2016
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley will today represent the New Zealand Government at the International Battle of the Somme Commemorative Service in Thiepval, France. The commemoration, organised by the French and British governments, marks a hundred years to the day since the battle began on 1 July 1916. The New Zealand Division joined the battle in September 1916. It’s estimated that there were 8000 New Zealand casualties at the Somme, including 2000 troops who were killed, in what was the division’s first major engagement on the Western Front.
Social Development
Wed 29 Jun 2016
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley is today attending commemorative events in Brockenhurst, Hampshire, which was the site of the No.1 New Zealand General Hospital in the First World War. The hospital opened a hundred years ago this month to support New Zealand troops serving in the war, and by 1919 21,000 patients had been treated there, with another 27,000 patients treated at the No.2 General Hospital in Walton on Thames. ...
Social Development
Wed 29 Jun 2016
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley is today attending commemorative events in Brockenhurst, Hampshire, which was the site of the No.1 New Zealand General Hospital in the First World War. The hospital opened a hundred years ago this month to support New Zealand troops serving in the war, and by 1919 21,000 patients had been treated there, with another 27,000 patients treated at the No.2 General Hospital in Walton on Thames. ...
Social Development
Fri 24 Jun 2016
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley will represent the New Zealand government at First World War centenary commemoration events in England and France next week. ...
Social Development
Fri 24 Jun 2016
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley will represent the New Zealand government at First World War centenary commemoration events in England and France next week. ...