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The most remarkable cavalry campaign that liberated a city and a religion

Last year New Zealand commemorated the centenary of the Battle of Bersheva – where the Australian Lighthorse Brigade and the New Zealand Mounted Rifles …

Hon Alfred Ngaro: Celebrating Israel at 70

MP Hon Alfred Ngaro joined members of the Jewish, Maori, Pacific, Indian, Christian and Hindu communities, in Auckland Silo Park to celebrate 70 years since …

New Zealand could also benefit from Israel innovation agreement

In 2017, Israeli high-tech exits totaled $23b billion and 14 Israeli companies are listed on the Australian stock exchange and the scope of bilateral …

Graeme Carlé: History Ignored

In an op-ed in our local Dominion-Post The Distorted Israeli Lens on History (13 Nov, 2017), Serena Moran wrote that “there is nothing to celebrate in …

Israel a triumph over imperialism and adversity

You are entitled to your own opinion, but you are not entitled to your own facts. This saying has been around for some time, …

Be’er Sheva Commemoration: A Moment to Honour

Jane Troughton attended the commemorations at Be’er Sheva this week, and sent the following report. The streets of Be’er Sheva were lined with New …

Balfour Declaration: Changing history with one small statement

Prof Paul Moon’s Opinion Piece as published in Stuff, October 31 2017. OPINION: One sentence was all it took. On November 2, 1917, British Foreign Secretary …

NZ Governor General in Israel for ANZAC Centenary

The Governor-General, Patsy Reddy is in Israel for the centennial commemoration of the ANZAC victory in the battle for Be’er-Sheva. This is the first …

Centenary of the Battle of Beersheba

A series of events are planned this week in New Zealand, Australia and Israel for the centenary of the Battle of Beersheba. The Sinai-Palestine …