1948, New Zealand citizenship established
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Whanganui's Durie Hill War Memorial
The Durie Hill Memorial Tower was opened in 1925 to commemorate (as the plaque reads) the 513 young people from Wanganui and district who died in WWI. The tower is built of local shellrock.
Jock Phillips and Chris Maclean, c1986
Glennis Austin, c2005
'Whanganui's Durie Hill War Memorial', URL: http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/durie-hill-war-memorial, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 21-Jul-2015
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Posted: 01 Jun 2012