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Have added some photos from the Wings over Wairarapa airshow I was at yesterday. It was only a practice day so not to many planes flying, will be there again tomorrow so will hopefully have a few more action shots. The page can be found in the historical section or a quick link here WoW

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Found this article in a local newspaper last week, quick link here Battle of Britain Lace

This article appeared in a local paper a few weeks ago. The picture is of one of the barges used by the Anzacs at Gallipoli. You can read the article here.

Alan visited the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre just outside Blenheim, Marlborough in the top of the South Island New Zealand. It houses replica WWI aircraft displays as well as memorabilia from the war.

Alan recently made a trip down to the South Island of New Zealand and visited a few historical sites, one of which was the ship The Edwin Fox, the oldest merchant sailing ship still afloat and has the distinction of having being used as a troop transport during the Crimean War. It currently rest in Picton at the top of the South Island. You can see it here in the historical sites section.

Have added new pages to the historical site section, photos of the memorial site just outside Featherston which commerates the WW1 Army camp and the WW2 Japanese POW camp. Have also added a selection of historical photos their respective pages.

Have added a page on Featherston Cemetery focusing on the graves of the soldiers from the military camp who died from the Spanish flu in 1918, which you can view by clicking here.