Home to Rest

In November, NZ became one of the last participants of WW1 to create a tomb of the unknown soldier. The soldier’s remains arrived from France to an emotional Maori and military welcome, and were interred at the National Warrior Memorial in Wellington on Remembrance Day. “The establishment of the tomb represents a growing understanding of the part which history has played in shaping the country NZ is today,” said PM Helen Clark.  


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Calcutta Celebrates Hillary@100: “Tales Of Man On Mission”

Calcutta Celebrates Hillary@100: “Tales Of Man On Mission”

A celebration of the life and work of Sir Edmund Hillary in Calcutta on Saturday “remembered him with stories and anecdotes of not only as the mountaineer who became the first…