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Talks: New Zealand and the Legacy of World War I


Wed 26 Apr 2017, 3:45pm–5:30pm

Where: Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington

Restrictions: M

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free


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Hear free talks about World War I’s impact on New Zealanders.

Following Anzac Day, historians give their perspectives on World War I, with an emphasis on events in 1917.

This public event is part of the symposium The Myriad Faces of War: 1917 and Its Legacy.

- Introduction by Professor Peter Stanley, University of New South Wales
- Talk 1: New Zealand and ‘The Catastrophic Year’ 1917. Professor Glyn Harper, Massey University
- Talk 2: The Māori Effort at Home and Abroad. Dr Monty Soutar (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Awa, Ngāi Tai), Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage