25 April

Gallipoli landings

1915 Gallipoli landings

Each year on Anzac Day, New Zealanders (and Australians) mark the anniversary of the Gallipoli landings of 25 April 1915. Read more...
First Anzac Day

1916 First Anzac Day

Communities across New Zealand and overseas gathered to commemorate the first anniversary of the Gallipoli landings. Read more...
New Zealand medics start work in South Vietnam

1963 New Zealand medics start work in South Vietnam

On Anzac Day 1963, a six-strong New Zealand civilian surgical team arrived in Qui Nhon, South Vietnam as part of the Colombo Plan assistance programme. Their deployment marked the beginning of New Zealand’s involvement in the Vietnam War. Read more...