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New Zealand Prime Minister John Key at Tyne Cot

New Zealand Prime Minister Pays Tribute To War Dead

29 October 2015

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key visited ‪ Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial in ‪‎Belgium today. He laid a wreath in memory of those New Zealanders who died during the First World War.

The Prime Minister also met and thanked the CWGC gardening staff who are responsible for maintaining the cemetery.

The Prime Minister was in Belgium to take part in the investiture of four Belgian nationals. They are now Honorary Members of the New Zealand Order of Merit for their services to New Zealand-Belgium relations and war commemorations. The ceremony took place at Talbot House in Poperinge.