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NZ troops land at Gallipoli

25/04/1915 - NZ troops land at Gallipoli

New Zealand troops were part of the Allied invasion force that landed at what soon became known as Anzac Cove. About one-fifth of the New Zealanders who served on Gallipoli were killed.

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  • Anzac Day

    First observed in 1916, Anzac Day – 25 April – honours all New Zealanders who have fought and died in war. Each year, sombre ceremonies are held at war memorials across the country and overseas. More...

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