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Rotorua 1914, an introduction to Rotorua and to the Maori Pioneer Battalion.

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View of town, probably Rotorua. Photograph taken ca 1895-1916, probably by Robina Nicol of Wellington. View of town, probably Rotorua. Photograph taken ca 1895-1916, probably by Robina Nicol of Wellington.

An Introduction to Rotorua and to the Maori Pioneer Battalion.

Rotorua, 1914. The place may seem familiar, but certainly not the date.  Separated by generations, many of us (myself included) find it difficult to relate to WW1 and what the soldiers and their families went through during the war.

To take us back to that time I’m going to explore the Rotorua region of 1914, this blog being the first of a few blogs that look into how the war affected our region and city and the stories and...

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Danielle Cooper

John Paul College
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An Introduction to Rotorua and to the Maori Pioneer Battalion.

Rotorua, 1914. The place may seem familiar, but certainly not the date.  Separated by generations, many of us (myself included) find it difficult to relate to WW1 and what the soldiers and their families went through during the war.

To take us back to that time I’m going to explore the Rotorua region of 1914, this blog being the first of a few blogs that look into how the war affected our region and city and the stories and...

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