Anzac Day

Anzac Day History

Marking the day that the Australian and New Zealand Armed Corps (ANZAC) landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in 1915, the 25th of April is one of the most important national days in both Australia and New Zealand. Known as Anzac Day, it commemorates those who fought and lost their lives during the first major military […]

Anzac Day Australia

Anzac Day has been celebrated in Australia since 1916, the year following the ANZAC landing on the Gallipoli Peninsula on the 25th April 1915. It initially focused on remembering the servicemen who fought and sacrificed their lives during World War I but following the outbreak of World War II and subsequent conflicts around the globe, […]

Anzac Soldier

It’s impossible to talk about ANZAC Day and the landings that took place at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915 without talking about the “Diggers”. While the term “Digger” had been used in both Australia and New Zealand since the mid-19th century, it wasn’t until the outbreak of World War I that it became widely used […]

Anzac Cove

Nestled on the west coast of Turkey’s Gallipoli Peninsula, Anzac Cove holds a special place in the minds of Australians and New Zealanders. It was here that the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) landed on April 25, 1915, at the start of what would be a long and bloody World War I campaign. […]

Anzac Day New Zealand

Anzac Day has been a public holiday in New Zealand since 1921 when it was designated to commemorate the soldiers who fought and lost their lives in World War I. It takes place on the 25th April each year to mark the anniversary of New Zealand and Australian soldiers – the ANZACs – landing on […]