Minister for Veterans Meka Whaitiri is attending the first of her official engagements in Turkey commemorating the Battle of Gallipoli and ANZAC Day.
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Veterans' Minister Meka Whaitiri to represent NZ at Gallipoli commemorations
Photo / File Anzac Day services will return to Gallipoli next month, with Veterans' Minister Meka Whaitiri attending this year's service as the New Zealand government representative.
Remembering their tipuna koroua who went to war
Eighty volunteers from around the country are in camp in Tūranga this weekend as part of a 100-man guard of honour that will commemorate 100 years since the return of the NZ Māori Pioneer Battalion from WWI.
Alleged Gallipoli terror plot arrest
An alleged terrorist planning to attack the Anzac dawn service at Gallipoli has been arrested this morning in Turkey.
Commander given honour of wearing NZDF korowai
NZDF Contingent Commander Lieutenant Olly Te Ua, Te Tairāwhiti, will be given the honour of wearing the Māori woven cloak Ngā Tapuwae when he speaks at the dawn service in Gallipoli today.
Thirty Māori NZDF members to perform at Gallipoli
As ANZAC Day nears, a group of Māori members of the NZ Defence Force are preparing to head to Gallipoli for the annual commemorations.
Hundreds gather at Chunuk Bair service
A crowd of nearly 1,000 people gathered at the annual New Zealand Memorial Service in Gallipoli this morning.
Student wins Supreme Award for waiata honouring 28th Māori Battalion
Education Minister Hekia Parata has announced today that a Year 8 student who composed and sung his own song has won the Supreme Award for a school competition honouring the 28th Māori Battalion.
Corporal Apiata VC presents brass artwork to descendants of Cyril Bassett VC
Tonight, Corporal Willie Apiata VC will present a brass quatrefoil to the descendant of Cyril Bassett VC, the only New Zealander awarded a Victoria Cross at Gallipoli 100 years ago.