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News Reports

A selection of news items from 1914-1918 courtesy of the National Library's  Papers Past digital project 

These news reports give a real feel for how the war was perceived in New Zealand at the time, and the way in which war horses (remounts) were purchased. 

Manawatu Standard 

August 1914Manawatu Std - papers past


Gifts of Horses for the War

A typical newpaper notice of horses gifted to the war effort 
gifted horses for the war






News of the New Zealand and Australian Troops

17th December 1914

papers past 1914



News Reports from Europe

cossacks