Remembrance Day: The Eleventh Hour

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, we have the great pause to remember the signing of the Armistice in 1918. The “war to end all wars” did not live up to its name, and the formality on that November day was merely an agreement between the warring nations of […]

Armistice and Remembrance Day

We commemorate Armistice and Remembrance Day on 11 November annually. Sr Eleanor shares a reflection on Armistice Day with an Aotearoa New Zealand perspective. Wreath–laying ceremonies mark Armistice Day at the National War Memorial in Wellington and at many local war memorials throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. Two minutes silence is observed at 11am on 11 November in memory […]