• The basis of the museum project is the former Mayor’s residence and headquarters of the Gendarmerie in Le Quesnoy, the largest piece of land under one title within the original town ramparts. Studies by the New Zealand Memorial Museum Trust indicate that it is entirely suitable for the purpose of establishing a New Zealand presence in France, centred in Le Quesnoy

The Great War – Commemorating the Armistice

October 5th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It’s difficult for us today to absorb the extent of the misery and heartache that was being experienced throughout the length and breadth of New Zealand 100 years ago, as “the guns fell silent” in Europe’s Great War with the signing of the Armistice in the Forest of Compiègne in the Picardy region of France, [...]

  • To take in the view from Èze’s highest peak you have to be brave; being an expert in the study of cacti will help you enjoy it too

A Holiday Sans Rugby in France

October 7th, 2017|Tags: , , |

There are certain things you might not know about me. The first is that I am the age I am but I try not to worry about it. The second is that I have never worked at any other job than reporting, writing or talking about sports and games. You can assume that Confucius’ quote, [...]