ANZAC Day remembered
More than 3000 people turned out at a dawn service at Auckland Domain, the largest in the country to commemorate those who fought for our future. Meanwhile in Turkey, thousands of New Zealanders and Australians will mark the day at a service at Anzac Cove in Gallipoli.
Tokomaru Bay’s lone Māori Battalion veteran
In Tokomaru Bay on the East Coast, Nolan Raihania makes a lonely stand remembering his fallen comrades of the 28th Māori Battalion. But his whānau's love and support helps him get through the day.
Homebound Māori veteran commemorates ANZAC Day
Thousands will participate in parade marches alongside remaining veterans commemorating those who fought and sacrificed their lives. But Hingangaroa Smith won't be attending any of the commemorations and hasn't been able to for a long time.
Ngāi Tahu woman resurrects Maopo whānau line
The effects of war have endured through many generations, even more so for a Ngāi Tahu family thought to have been extinct. Against the advice of her family, Dr Tania Simpson spent years retracing her history, searching for her identity. But what she discovered was a world of secrets, lies and true love as Oriini Tipene-Leach explains.
Rino Tirikatene reflects on grandfather’s war efforts
ANZAC Day is celebrated throughout the country and our politicians can be seen and various function in our regions. But for the MP for Te Tai Tonga, its significance goes far beyond his obligations as a politician.
ANZAC Day: Hundreds pay tribute at Ohinemutu
Over 700 people gathered at Ohinemutu to remember fallen soldiers. For one whānau who lost their uncle in World War I, paying their respects helped ease some of the pain of losing their loved one.
Exhibition honours Māori WWI soldiers
The Waiuku region made a personal touch on a photographic exhibition commemorating the centenary of World War I. The exhibition, Te Hokowhitu a Tū, pays homage to the Māori soldiers that fought in the Native Contingent and the Pioneer Battalion.