Why do you wear poppies on ANZAC day?

Poppies symbolise remembrance. The story goes that, following one of the bloodiest battles of World War I, in the fields of Flanders in western Europe,when the ground was completely churned up and muddied, thousands of red poppies sprang up. The seeds had lain dormant in the soil and, after being...

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When is Waitangi Day in New Zealand?

February 6 New Zealand's national day, Waitangi Day, is celebrated on February 6.

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