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Landing boats carrying New Zealand infantry to Anzac Cove
A statement showing the number of troops and ‘animals’ of the New Zealand Division transported from Egypt to France in April 1916.
A New Zealand gun team on the move near Lumbres, northern France, May 1917.
Some draught horses accompanied the divisional artillery and transport and supply units to Gallipoli in April 1915 to assist with their work. But the conditions proved unsuitable for horses. Some of those landed remained, but many were not landed or were soon evacuated and returned to Egypt.
Nearly all of the 10,000 horses the government acquired for the New Zealand Expeditionary Force between 1914 and 1916 went overseas.
Between 1914 and 1916 the New Zealand government acquired more than 10,000 horses to equip the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. They served in German Samoa, Gallipoli, the Middle East and on the Western Front. Of those that survived the war, only four returned home.
The English baroque Ferry Building at the bottom of Queen Street became Auckland's front door.
The Auckland Harbour Bridge encouraged so much vehicle traffic across the Waitematā that it had to be widened within a decade of opening.
This road near Wellington was the first road to be registered by the Historic Places Trust.
Image of the lifting of the first sod for the Temuka and Timaru railway at a ceremony on 4 October 1871.
Three decades after the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand’s two main islands were like two different countries.
For four decades HMY Britannia supported members of the royal family while they were visiting New Zealand.
A group of women at the opening of the Lyttelton road tunnel on 27 February 1964.
New Zealand's worst railway disaster occurred 60 years ago on Christmas Eve 1953, when the Wellington–Auckland night express plunged into the swollen Whangaehu River near Tangiwai. Of the 285 people on board, 151 were killed. The tragedy stunned the world and left a nation in mourning.
A series of images relating to the pursuit and arrest of Mau in January 1930
Part two of the film Antarctic Adventure shows the New Zealand section of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition in Antarctica.
Edmund Hillary and Vivian Fuchs discussing the benefits of dogs over vehicles for transport in Antarctica
On 4 January 1958 Sir Edmund Hillary and his New Zealand party reached the South Pole. They were the first to do so overland since Scott in 1912, and the first to reach it in motor vehicles.
Powered by Ww571, a freight train carrying timber and coal crosses Chasm Creek bridge in December 1968
A few months after the last steam locomotives had been withdrawn from this country's scheduled rail operations, New Zealand Railways launched a new tourist-oriented steam passenger venture in the South Island.

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