Anzac

A DigitalNZ Story by National Library of New Zealand Topics

Explore the events around Anzac day including poppy day, dawn service, memorials, commemoration as well as the formation of the ANZACs, and how the Gallipoli campaign became culturally significant for New Zealand and Australian societies.

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Image: Anzac poppy

Anzac poppy

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Today in New Zealand history', Anzac Day

Sound: 'Today in New Zealand history', Anzac Day

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Image: Anzac Day, Wellington

Anzac Day, Wellington

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Anzac Commemoration, 1958

Anzac Commemoration

Anzac Commemoration, 1958

Kete Horowhenua

Image: Caesar, the Anzac dog
Caesar, the Anzac dog

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Image: "ANZAC's Shirt Inspection, Gallipoli".

ANZAC's shirt inspection

"ANZAC's Shirt Inspection, Gallipoli".

Kete Horowhenua

Image: 'ANZACs remembered', Middlemore, 1991.

ANZACs remembered

'ANZACs remembered', Middlemore, 1991.

Auckland Libraries

Image: Three Anzac biscuits

Anzac biscuits

Three Anzac biscuits

mychillybin

Image: Anzac Position

Anzac Positions

Anzac Position

New Zealand Electronic Text Collection

Image: Anzac Cove, Gallipoli

Anzac Cove, Gallipoli

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: [View of Anzac Cove]

View of Anzac Cove

[View of Anzac Cove]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

Image: Anzac Trench Diagram

Anzac Trench Diagram

New Zealand Electronic Text Collection

Image: Anzac Day crosses, Papatoetoe, ca 1974.

Anzac Day crosses

Anzac Day crosses, Papatoetoe, ca 1974.

Auckland Libraries

Image: Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, Turkey

Anzac Cove,

Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, Turkey

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Poster, 'The "Spirit of ANZAC" Calls You'

The "Spirit of ANZAC" Calls You'

Poster, 'The "Spirit of ANZAC" Calls You'

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Anzac medal [realia] /

Anzac medal 

Anzac medal [realia] /

National Library of Australia

Image: Dedication of the Wellington Cenotaph
Dedication of the Wellington Cenotaph

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: New Zealand War Amputee's Association poster advertising the WAA badge

NZ War Amputee's Association poster

New Zealand War Amputee's Association poster advertising the WAA badge

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Anzac Day service, Auckland Domain

Anzac Day service

Anzac Day service, Auckland Domain

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: New Zealand and Australian soldiers landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, Turkey

ANZAC soldiers in dug-out

New Zealand and Australian soldiers landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, Turkey

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Anzac day commemoration at Petone

Anzac Day commemoration

Anzac day commemoration at Petone

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Letter book

Letter by William Malone

Letter book

Alexander Turnbull Library

The ANZACs

Services to Schools

Commemoration

Services to Schools

Anzac Book

Services to Schools

Anzac Collection

Services to Schools

Anzac biscuits

Services to Schools

Commemoration

Services to Schools

Anzac day

Services to Schools