Armistice Day commemorated

On Saturday 11 November 2017, people all over Franklin and New Zealand joined in the commemorations of the 99th Armistice Day. Signed on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the Armistice signaled the end of the First World War that had been ongoing for four years.
In Pukekohe, a parade and service was held at the Pukekohe cenotaph, while at the Waiuku cenotaph, students from local schools supported their local RSA by laying a poppy in remembrance.

On Saturday 11 November, 2017, the community commemorated the 99th Armistice Day. Students from schools around West…

Posted by The Post Newspaper on Sunday, November 12, 2017

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