Monthly Midday Military History Presentation Series, 2023


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30 Nov (Thu – MMMHP) -“From Tripoli to Takrouna” – 80th Anniversary of 2nd NZ Division’s last campaigns in North Africa, 23 January-13 May 1943, by LTCOL (Rtd) Dr Glyn Harper, QSM


11 November (EPLP) – “The Battle for Passchendaele”, by Dr Andrew Macdonald, FRHistS, RNZRSA Official Historian

12 Oct (MMMHP) – NZ Wars month – “Te Kooti’s War, 1868-72”, by LTCOL Dr Peter Wood, ONZM, Director of the NZ Wars Study Centre, NZDC

14 Sept (MMMHP) – “The national memorialistion of New Zealand’s military heritage. Stories from a decade as Chair of the National War Memorial Advisory Council.”, by RADM (Rtd) David Ledson, ex Chief of Navy

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29 August (EPLP) – “To the Sangro and Orsogna – 80th Anniversary of Kiwis in action against German forces holding the Gustav Line in 1943”, by LTCOL Dr Peter Wood, ONZM

10 August (MMMHP) – “70th Anniversary of the End (Armistice) of the Korean War”, by COL (Rtd) Don Jones, ex-NZ Defence Attache to Korea (in Seoul, 2018-2022)

13 July (MMMHP) – “FORGOTTEN ON THE FRONT LINES? New Zealand’s Cruisers in the Pacific War, 1942-45”, by CDR (Rtd) Richard Jackson, RNZN

27 June – “The RNZAF Permanent Air Force) Centenary” by SQNLDR (Rtd) Jim Rankin, DSD, RNZAF

08 June (MMMHP) – “Vietnam War Presentation”, by WO1 (Rtd) Dave Hayward, RNZIR, ex Sergeant Major of the NZ Army

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26 May (NZG) – Genealogy Meeting. “Milord Goffredo” – presented by Jan Bolwell

11 May (MMMHP) – “The Battle of Manners Street (3 Apr 1943) in Wellington”, by LTCOL Dr Peter Wood, ONZM, Director of the NZ Wars Study Centre, NZDC

24 Apr (EPLP) – “Muddle, Myth and Meaning – Another Viewpoint on the Gallipoli Campaign in the First World War”, by LTCOL (Rtd) Dr Glyn Harper, QSM

13 Apr (MMMHP) – “The Battle of Gate Pa (Pukehinahina) in 1864”, by LTCOL (Rtd) Cliff Simons, ED

9 Mar (MMMHP) The NZ Signals Corps Centenary”, by LTCOL Jared McGregor, RNZ Sigs, Former Commanding Officer of 1 CSR, Linton Camp

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9th Feb (MMMHP) – A Conscripted Society – NZ in the Second World War”, by Dr David Littlewood, Massey University