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New Zealand's darkest day remembered in 2017

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Maggie Barry | Arts, Culture and Heritage

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says New Zealand’s darkest day during World War 1 will be remembered as part of WW100’s 2017 programme.

 “This year attention turns from Gallipoli to the Western Front.  The Battle of Messines in June and the devastating Battle of Passchendaele in October will both be commemorated here and overseas, in ceremonies which will be open to all with no ballot or restrictions on numbers” Ms Barry says.

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