DAVID MALCOLM FRANK LINES ~ NZDSM “National Service” medal recovered from donated goods to a Nelson Op-Shop.

787536 ~ DAVID MALCOLM FRANK LINES    Eagle-eyed former British Army and NZ Territorial Force soldier Ann Stafford is a volunteer at the Nelson SPCA Op Shop.  When she spotted a NZDF medal case among a pile of donated goods a few weeks ago, she convinced her supervisor it should be returned to the owner rather than sold.  Problem?: the donated … [Read more...]

NORTH & SOUTH magazine chats with Medals Reunited New Zealand© – April 2019 Edition

Fiona and Tim are Nelson based freelance journalists who are very much in tune with each other's skills.  Fiona the accomplished story teller is very ably supported by husband Tim, the ace behind the lens whose pictures help to bring life to Fiona's writing.  They produce a wide variety of general interest articles about New Zealand and its people for N & S among … [Read more...]

THE RANDALL BROTHERS ~ ONE medal reunites TWO for separate Blenheim descendants.

LOST TREASURES ...     WW1 medals of two Randall brothers from Koromiko, Blenheim have been returned to descendant families.   Read the article here:  LOST TREASURES Details of the research and service of both Randall brothers will be posted shortly ...     … [Read more...]

ROBERT JOSEPH CROSSEN ~ ‘Death Plaque’ reunited on Armistice Day with Rollerston soldier’s descendant family.

46559 ~ ROBERT JOSEPH CROSSEN     A WW1 Memorial Plaque (also called a 'death penny',' deadman's penny' or 'death plaque') sent to the mother of a WW1 soldier from Rollerston, was re-presented to his grand-nephew at the Oxford RSA on Armistice Day 2018.  The plaque had been handed into the Oxford RSA and Rhonda Graham-van Rooden, a former RNZAF & … [Read more...]

SAMUEL CHASE ~ Nelson Weekly News … 10 October 2018 

Grave marker unveiling after 77 years for Hawkes Bay soldier ...      4/4594 Private Samuel Chase Canterbury Infantry Regt., NZEF 1915 ~ 1917 Read the full article here: http://nelsonweekly.co.nz/2018/10/forgotten-ww1-soldier-honoured/  … [Read more...]

North Canterbury News ~ 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...]

Army News #485 ~ Medals Reunited NZ featured in the latest Army News

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...]