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Scarves on Statues – Lord Freyberg

[Previous instalments in the ‘Scarves on Statues’ series can be found here] Bernard Freyberg led quite a life. After he left high school in Wellington he worked as an assistant dentist around various parts of the provincial North Island before leaving our shores to join the Mexican Revolution, where he became a Captain […]

War Stories

[It’s ANZAC Day in New Zealand and Australia – the anniversary of the day that our troops landed at Gallipoli, in 1915. Today we commemorate all New Zealanders and Australians who have lost their lives in wars throughout our history. This post was originally written for the political blog Just Left and published there on ANZAC Day 2009. I […]