te kohiaForgotten Battle Sites

There is a really stunning epitaph inscribed on the memorial to the Japanese soldiers who died during a prison riot just outside of Masterton ‘Behold the summer grass, all that remains of the dreams of warriors’. There isn’t much else either, around the hills of New Zealand, where 3000 or so men and women died in our own wars – here is a photo of the rotting sign at Te Kohia, lower Waitara Road,… Read more »