This website was launched to coincide with the 90th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings in 2005. For some time, members of the public have indicated that it would be useful to have available information about Anzac Day and material that can be used in Anzac Day events. This site provides some of that information, and also features an interactive adaptation of a guidebook to visiting Gallipoli.
The content for this site was developed by a team from the Ministry for Culture and Heritage: Bronwyn Dalley, Sarah Ingram, Ian McGibbon and Jamie Mackay.
This website is designed to work and look best in modern standards-supporting browsers, but all the content should still be accessible for those with earlier browser versions.
Viewers will be able to increase or decrease the font size to suit using their browser's in-built settings. Eg to change text size in Internet Explorer, choose View | Text Size and select the size you would prefer.
Access keyboard shortcuts have been provided to the main sections of the site as follows:
- 0 - About the Site (this page)
- 1 - Homepage
- 2 - Significance of Anzac Day
- 3 - Anzac Day Today
- 4 - Gallipoli Guide
- 5 - More Resources.
- / - www.govt.nz - the Government Portal
(in Windows: use alt+[number]+Enter to use with IE5 and later. For Netscape 6 and later or FireFox just use Alt+[number]. Macintosh: same as above but use 'ctrl' instead of 'alt'.)
Those wanting to link to the site may want to use our logo:
Please contact the webmaster if you have any technical difficulties or questions.
The QuickTime VR panoramas used in the Gallipoli Guide section were created by photographer Brian Donovan of the Centre for Flexible and Distance Learning at the University of Auckland in association with Robert Boyd-Bell from e-net limited.
The 360-degree images were made with a rotational slit-scan film camera. Donovan developed the technology on various international projects.
There is no real alternative to QuickTime 5 and later for the panoramas, but for those unable or unwilling to download this plug-in, still-shots of each panorama have also been provided.
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