Lest we forget

Over the last four years a project nationwide has been underway to graphically illustrate the cost of World War 1 to New Zealanders. For each year the war raged the same number of crosses as New Zealanders who died in the war in that year is represented. Each year they added that years to the previous year. When the total is added up in Auckland in November for Armistice Day there will be 17,000 crosses including 4,000 from Canterbury.

Some of the 4,000 crosses in Cranmer Square. PHOTO: R. GLENNIE


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