Anzac sto­ries wanted

Auckland City Harbour News - - News - By Jo­ce­lyn Rein

A pub­lic art in­stal­la­tion will tell the story of in­spi­ra­tional Anzac women this year.

The Friendly Girls So­ci­ety want to hear from peo­ple with in­spir­ing tales of women and their Anzac ex­pe­ri­ences.

The so­ci­ety set­ting up an interactive art in­stal­la­tion called the Re­mem­brance and Rest Club­house in the lead-up to the April 25 com­mem­o­ra­tions.

It aims to high­light lit­tle-known anec­dotes about fe­male his­tor­i­cal fig­ures within an Anzac Day con­text.

The in­stal­la­tion on Khartoum Place is part of Auck­land City Coun­cil’s Liv­ing Room 2008 pro­gramme.

The pub­lic are in­vited to sub­mit sto­ries about Auck­land women by April 13.

They could be about a rel­a­tive or friend or even some­thing from me­mory.

They will be dis­trib­uted dur­ing the week­long oc­cu­pa­tion in Khartoum Place from April 21.

To con­trib­ute email friend­ly­girlsso­ci­ety@ or post to FGS Anzac Sto­ries, Com­mu­ni­ca­tions and Mar­ket­ing, Auck­land City Coun­cil, Private Bag 92516, Welles­ley St 1141, Auck­land.

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