7 Jun 2017

100th anniversary of Battle of Messines on Western Front

From Morning Report, 8:49 am on 7 June 2017

It's one hundred years today since the Battle of Messines on the Western Front. It was was seen as a turning point for the allies in the First World War and to commemorate here in NZ, there'll be a remembrance ceremony at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington this morning.