1896, Brunner mine disaster kills 65
Images and media
Picton war memorial
The dawn service at the Picton War Memorial, Anzac Day, 1985
The memorial in 2010.
Top image: Chris Maclean and Jock Phillips, 1985Other images: Francis Vallance, 2010
Find out more about the people listed on this memorial from Auckland Museum's Cenotaph database
'Picton war memorial', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/media/photo/dawn-parade-picton, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 4-Sep-2014
First Anzac Day
Picton ferry Aramoana enters service
New Zealand's first poppy day
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Posted: 29 Jul 2014
I was one of the soldiers on cenotaph guard in the photo. We had intensive drill practice with the late SSgt John Bull (ex Malaya vet) ensuring we got it right. He repeatedly told us that as this was for the 'boys', "near enough is not bloody good enough", something I remember every ANZAC day since...
Posted: 26 Nov 2009