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Anzac Day at Tinui 2012

Karl du Fresne writes:
It’s hard to imagine a more pleasant or appropriate place to observe Anzac Day than the charming little village of Tinui.  It was here, 40 minutes’ drive east of Masterton on the Castlepoint road, that the world's first Anzac Day ceremony was held in 1916, when Anglican vicar the Rev Basil Ashcroft held a service in the tiny Church of the Good Shepherd (still in use) before leading a procession up nearby Mt Maunsell to erect a permanent memorial.Read more