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Bastille Day in Remuera 2018

24-Jun-2018

Come and help us celebrate Bastille Day in Remuera on July 14th from 11am to 2pm in the town centre. 

Remuera Heritage will have a table with information about the New Zealand War Memorial Museum project at Le Quesnoy in northern France where the New Zealand Rifles Brigade stormed the 18metre high ramparts of the medieval town and liberated it from the Germans in 1918. 


Now New Zealand and France have started a project to build a war memorial museum there. 

The goal is to establish the first permanent New Zealand War Memorial Museum in the town of Le Quesnoy, France. The museum will exhibit interactive and precious historic collections, focusing on New Zealand’s military involvement in Europe and our significant contributions in both World Wars: - a way of telling New Zealand soldiers’ stories. An integral part of the experience will provide resources to allow research into the location of New Zealand soldiers’ graves.

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