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Annie Buckley MBE ARRC and the Hallway Gong

In the hallway of my house in Wellington hangs a brass gong that was bought in a market in Cairo over 100 years ago. I walk past it several times a day and it hangs as a silent reminder of a time and a place, literally, a world away. The gong was purchased and brought back to New Zealand by Annie Buckley who had travelled to the Middle East as a nursing sister with New Zealand troops fighting in the First World War…this is her story. Continue Reading