PHOTOS: Passchendaele 100 years on

Freedom isn't free.

Those were the words hundreds of gatherers heard on the Field of Remembrance at the Auckland War Memorial Museum as the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele was commemorated.

Many people around the country have attended ceremonies to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the battle of Passchendaele.

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