In recent years Matariki, the Māori New Year, has been celebrated by many New Zealanders, Māori and non-Māori alike. Celebrated in the middle of winter, it is becoming an increasingly important part of the New Zealand calendar

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The 1981 Springbok rugby tour

For 56 days in July, August and September 1981, New Zealanders were divided against each other in the largest civil disturbance seen since the 1951 waterfront dispute. The cause of this was the visit of the South African rugby team – the Springboks.

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Ōtāhuhu RSA Memorial Hall

Otahuhu RSA Hall memorial

On 28 April 1956 the Ōtāhuhu-Papatoetoe and District RSA formally opened its clubrooms and memorial hall in Queen Street, Ōtāhuhu. During the ceremony a roll of honour listing the men of the district who had made the supreme sacrifice was unveiled.

Christ Church, Alfriston memorials

Memorials to the South African and First and Second World Wars at Chirst Church, Alfriston

Devonport Memorial Drive

Devonport Memorial Drive commemorates men from the area who lost their lives during the Second World War

St Johns Presbyterian Church roll of honour

First World War roll of honour inside St Johns Presbyterian Church in Papatoetoe

Papatoetoe Orphan Home memorial altar

Memorial altar dedicated to old boys of the Papatoetoe Orphan Home who lost their lives during the First World War

Drury NZ Wars soldiers memorial

Memorial to NZ Wars soldiers in St John's Anglican Church in Drury

Howick NZ Wars memorial

New Zealand Wars memorial lychgate at All Saints Anglican Church in Howick

1970s fashion

Nick Carr wearing an entry for the 1975 Benson & Hedges Fashion Awards
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