Armistice Day

Otago people remember Armistice Day

Otago people remember Armistice Day

Otago people pause to commemorate the end of World War 1 in 1919.

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People: Olveston charity launch

People: Olveston charity launch

At the launch of Olveston Charitable Foundation, Friday, November 7.

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People: Danseys Pass trail ride

People: Danseys Pass trail ride

At the Duntroon School Danseys Pass trail ride, Saturday, November 8.

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People: Wanaka dog walk

People: Wanaka dog walk

At the SPCA dog walk fundraiser, Wanaka lakefront, Saturday, November 8.

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People: O Biz awards

People: O Biz awards

At the 2014 OBiz awards, Dunedin Town Hall, Thursday, November 6.

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Armistice service marked with flyover and a timely shot

Armistice service marked with flyover and a timely shot

Attending the Dunedin Returned Services Association's Armistice Day remembrance service, held at Queens Gardens yesterday, are (from left) David Ellison, Fred Daniel and John Broughton.

Armistice Day 'a chance to reflect and honour'

The 94th anniversary of the end of World War I tomorrow will be a day to remember those who lost their lives while serving New Zealand, Veterans' Affairs Minister Nathan Guy says.

A significant once-in-a-lifetime date

A significant once-in-a-lifetime date

It is the number of players in a hockey team, the sum of one plus 10 and the number of sides on a hendecagon.

We shall remember them

We shall remember them

In only a few years, a full century will have passed since World War 1 began; the "war to end all wars" as it was described. Since then, many more battles have been fought, several generations have passed and family memories recede.

Protesters and Armistice Day

To protest peacefully is a tenet of New Zealand democracy.  For two weeks the protesters have camped in the Octagon, and peacefully aired their grievances against capitalism and corporate greed in a peaceful manner.

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