Trophy medal won 82 years ago reunited with family of New Zealand’s “Mr Shooting”

A rifle shooting medal earned in 1935 by a young man who would dedicate over 40 years to competition, coaching and administrating target rifle shooting in New Zealand, was found in a box of personal papers of a Waikari man's grandmother ... this article appeared in the North Canterbury News on February 5, 2018. Journey complete .. Brian O'Sullivan, right, holds the Pattee … [Read more...]

NZ Herald ~ Remarkable twist in mystery of WW1 hero Albert Everitt

NZ Herald ~ 29 October 2017  Read article - click here  … [Read more...]

NZ Herald ~ Joy as WW1 medal finds its way home

NZ Herald ~ 13 October 2017  Read article - click here    … [Read more...]

North Canterbury News – Journey home takes 100 years

12 October, 2017 Read this story on-line - click here Coming Soon ... the website POST which will contain Alexander's Story ....   … [Read more...]

Medals Reunited NZ featured in the latest Army News #485

Army News 485 – August 2017   News: NZ Memorial Museum to be built in France, Our Future Force  People: Island experience hard but memorable, Change of attitude leads to rewards, Andrew VC honoured with plaque, Reuniting Medals, Thoughts on Middle East peace Training: Talisman Saber, 1NZSAS Regiment needs … [Read more...]

MEDALS REUNITED NZ airing on “Good Sorts” – TV1 News

To view the video (2.35 min) click here:  ' MRNZ Good Sorts '  … [Read more...]

REGINALD JOHN CLARKE — UPDATE

UPDATE -  Former pilot Reg Clarke's medals lost, found & reunited. After his medals were found in a local dump last week, former RAF and SAFEAIR pilot Reg Clarke received his freshly re-mounted medals from Medals Reunited New Zealand founder, Ian Martyn.  The medals were re-mounted at no cost by MRNZ's Brian Ramsay. Nelson Weekly newspaper report … [Read more...]

ERNEST ASHWORTH — UPDATE

UPDATE - 'Death Penny' given ... Oamaru Mail An Oamaru Mail article regarding the return of a Memorial Plaque ('Death Penny') given to the parents of Private Ernest Ashworth, was published on 22 Dec 2015.  The full article can be read here: Oamaru Mail - 'Death Penny' given ... Pte. Ernest Ashworth   … [Read more...]

At the 11th hour, on the 11th day, of the 11th month … we will remember them

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‘Northern Outlook’ – Saturday, 23 May 2015

This article written by reporter Kim Knutbrown of the 'Northern Outlook' follows an appeal by Ross Mathieson of Kaiapoi to return a WW1 medal to the family of Trooper Alexander Ferguson.  Toss's original appeal was published in the Rangiora 'Northern Outlook' on 28 February 2015. … [Read more...]