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‘Luck of the Draw’ project explores conscription

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Headline: ‘Luck of the Draw’ project explores conscription

Maggie Barry | Arts, Culture and Heritage

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says a project by 8 young New Zealand artists will spark new conversations on conscription and give us all a better understanding of its place in our history.

“100 years ago a marble drawn from a spinning barrel could determine whether a man was sent to war. It was a gamble, a lottery, it was the Luck of the Draw,” Ms Barry says.

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