Film festival honours veterans

Film festival honours veterans

FIFTEEN original short films were honoured at the inaugural Veterans Film Festival awards held last night at the Australian War Memorial. Two films stood out in the Red Poppy Awards for Best Australian Film and Best International Film went respectively to “Brass...
Anzac painting expected to fetch $500k

Anzac painting expected to fetch $500k

An Anzac painting by Horace Moore-Jones’ of Simpson and his Donkey is expected to bring around $500,000 at a New Zealand auction. An iconic painting once believed to be of Anzac legend John Simpson and his donkey is expected to sell for around half a million...
The saga of the unknown solider

The saga of the unknown solider

Looking for your help to identify men in wartime photo It was in March that The Telegram first ran the article “Brothers in Arms,” seeking the public’s help to identify member of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment from the First World War shown in a photo. The photo was...
Anzac Bay is official

Anzac Bay is official

A quiet Waiheke Island bay is among a select few places being given official status on maps. Anzac Bay is one of just 16 recorded place names linked to World War I approved as official by the New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa. It is part of the...

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