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Scoop: A Journey Back Through ANZAC Day Coverage

Looking Back: Scoop Takes A Journey Back Through ANZAC Day Coverage

Scoop Feature: ANZAC Day provides an opportunity to take a look back at Scoop's coverage, marking a day when Australians and New Zealanders stood side by side, forging a partnership that still exists today. The tragedy of Gallipoli saw the birth of the ANZAC spirit and what is now seen by many as the birth of Australia and New Zealand as separate nations, and a want to be independent of old Mother England.

Image: Poppies at Chunuk Bair, by Selwyn Manning.

Here Scoop lists some of its ANZAC reports, features, photo-essays of ANZAC Day, including an assignment to Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli, Turkey in 2005, marking the 90th anniversary of when ANZAC troops hit the beaches at dawn April 25, 1915.

2008 Coverage
Looking Back – Scoop ANZAC Day Coverage
Official Releases – ANZAC Day Statements
Out-Links – To Significant ANZAC Day Sites


Looking Back

Looking Back 2007: ANZAC Day Dawns In New Zealand

Photo-Essay: ANZAC Day dawned here in NZ with thousands of people gathering at commemorations in cities, provincial towns, and rural centres. Dawn services like this morning's at the Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph herald remembrance ceremonies here, in Australia, ... More >>

Looking Back: Memorial To Lieutenant Colonel William Malone

Article From 2005: Lieutenant Colonel William Malone was killed in the attack on Chunuk Bair. The Wellington Battalion was holding a line on Rhododendron Ridge, just below the crest of Chunuk Bair, where it was waiting for reinforcement by the Auckland Mounted Rifles, also engaged in heavy fighting. More >>

Looking Back: Images Of Gallipoli 90 Years After The Battle

Photo-Essay from 2005: Scoop's Selwyn Manning was in Gallipoli attending the 90th commemorations of the World War I battlefield where over two thousand New Zealanders were killed. More >>

Looking Back: 2005 Feature: Australia Alters Course On ANZAC Spirit Ninety years after ANZACs stormed the beaches at Gallipoli, Australia’s PM John Howard abandoned nine decades of ANZAC spirit boycotting a sacred kiwi ceremony. What does the snub mean for Aust/NZ Relations? And what exactly was Howard signalling? More >>

Looking Back: Remembering The Fallen At ANZAC Cove Gallipoli From their position the war was tight around them, they saw the wounded, dead friends, strangers, disorganisation, they lay, they huddled, they were seasick and tired and they had no perspective of the bigger picture that we see - due to history. More >>

Looking Back: Scoop Images: Gallipoli '05 - ANZAC Dawn Service Images from the Dawn Service commemorating ANZAC Day held in Gallipoli Monday, April 25 2005. More >>

Looking Back: Howard Boycotts Kiwi ANZAC Day Chunuk Bair Service Scoop's Selwyn Manning reports from Gallipoli that Australia’s Prime Minister John Howard will be boycotting an official ANZAC Day New Zealand ceremony at Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli, preferring instead to attend a barbeque on the shores of ANZAC Cove. More >>

Looking Back: Scoop Images: Gallipoli '05 - Chunuk Bair Memorial Images from Selwyn Manning of the Chunuk Bair service commemorating the NZ Wellington Battalion's brief capture of the high ground above Anzac Cove in August 1915. More >>

Looking Back: An ANZAC - A Man of Peace - ANZAC Day - April 25 always brings to mind one man more than any other. Why? I don't know, perhaps it was his honesty, his humbleness, and his wish for us all. There was this man who lived in Papakura, a town about 30 kilometres south of Auckland City, New Zealand. He had witnessed the worst and the best of human endeavour. He called himself Chino. His simple life's story made an impact, he shared his wisdom and he passed hope for us all as we approached this new century, he left a legacy of hope. See… China Mulligan, A Man of Peace

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