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Army museum to open new medals display NZ Newswire August 16, 2012, 7:04 am The National Army Museum in Waiouru will unveil its new home on Thursday for its collection of more than 10,000 medals. The museum's new interactive medal repository will be
Lord Michael Ashcroft, the Englishman whose reward offer helped recover Victoria Cross medals stolen from the Waiouru army museum, has given $250,000 to the Canterbury earthquake appeal. Lord Ashcroft said the world was going through turbulent times,
Diplomat, academic, author and senior civil servant Denis McLean died suddenly at his Wellington home this morning...Professor McLean was ambassador to the United States from 1991 to 1994, and Secretary of Defence from 1979 until he resigned in 1988.
00 08/04/2010 A military museum – which could display New Zealand's war medals – is being proposed for Wellington. Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson is pushing for a military memorial precinct, with the museum sited beside
Two more sets of medals are missing from Waiouru Army Museum, with the army admitting its systems for keeping tabs on its collection are flawed. The latest medals loss follows the theft of rifles and other items by a former curator last year, and the
From BBC political correspondent Mike Sergeant: With anticipation building for the TV election debates, today its back to the raucous Commons version of a three-way battle. But, with Brown out greeting Zuma, we won't see the candidates for PM locking
A curator who stole rifles, bayonets, swords and other weapons from Waiouru Army Museum has been sacked after being convicted of theft. Malcolm Stewart (Joe) Evans, 46, pleaded guilty in Palmerston North District Court in November last year to three