The Kauri Museum at Matakohe in the North of New Zealand is one of the countries most amazing theme museums reflecting the history of the people of the North in peace and war. Military displays prominant in April to coincide with ANZAC day. Soldiers personal historys and medals.
By Alan Larsen Member
of the NZMRA
THE AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE ASSOCIATION The site is
dedicated to the Australian Light Horse Regiments, and the Light
Horsemen who served their country in both war and peace, and
contains both historical and current information on famous
regiments and famous battles, as well as information on both
ordinary soldiers and commanders and Light Horse Museums.
Almost a third of those killed during World War I have no known grave. Auckland's World War One Roll of Honour is inscribed on the walls of the Museum.
The story of the ANZACs at Gallipoli in 1915, is a tale of courage, defeat, pride and spirit in war. The Army Museum in Waiouru tells this true and important story in its new exhibition titled "Gallipoli 1915: A Hill Too Far".
Digger History an unofficial history of the Australian & New Zealand Armed Services. Another large informative Australian site.
The idea for the
documentary All The King’s Horses came
during the process of researching the back story for a screenplay
(untitled) written by Paul Sanderson, which uses the log line, ‘A reluctant soldier’s quest to save his horse from the perils of
war’. The screenplay remains a work in progress.