Welcome to our website

Welcome to the Dolores Cross Project website! It is fitting that we launched this website on 11 November 2010, Armistice Day, otherwise known as Remembrance Day.

The Project has been quietly going about its work since 2008 and the support we have received has been overwhelming. To date, we have covered about 10% of the graves. With over 30,000 New Zealand military personnel buried on foreign soil, there is still much work to do! As the success of the Project relies entirely on its volunteers and supporters, we hope that this website will reach all corners of the globe to spread the message about this unique memorial initiative.

We would like to thank a small but dedicated group of talented and hardworking volunteers who helped develop this website, especially James Bergin and Gavin Abraham of Icon Media, and Mike Cochrane web-builder extraordinaire.

Latest News

Latest News: Farewell to Belgium

Last day of my stay in Iper. After a restful night I got up early to attend church service with...


Latest News: In Flanders fields...

Had a busy last few days. Visited the site of the Christmas Truce of 1914 and Memorial Museum...


Latest News: Bells of peace

Had a wonderful day trip with Freddy deClerck, a retired Naval Officer and President of the...


Latest News: Onward to Belgium

Left London for Belgium this morning supported by two members of the New Zealand Defence Staff...


Media coverage: Crosses to remember those lost

SMALL native flax crosses found on war graves around the world are the result of one woman’s...


Latest News: Meeting the Prime Minister

I had an amazing day at Westminster Abbey as we gathered for the Anzac Day service. I met some...


Latest News: Photos from Staffordshire

We've loaded photos of Dolores' time in Staffordshire onto the Dolores Cross Project Facebook...


Latest News: Anzac Day is nearing

My time at Staffordshire is nearing an end. It has been wonderful to visit Cannock Chase, the...


Latest News: Where the wounded were tended to...

Today we visited the site of Brindley Hospital, Staffordshire, a military hospital in WWI. We...


Media coverage: Anzac Efforts Remembered

News article from the Express Star, Staffordshire on the 2011 Anzac Day ceremony at Cannock Chase...


Latest News: Facebook and Twitter

The Dolores Cross Project has entered the world of social media! Join our Facebook page and...


Latest News: My first Anzac Day ceremony in the UK

What an amazing 2 days I've just had! On Sat 17 April, I visited the CWGC cemetery at...


Latest News: Anzac Day ceremony 2011 - Cannock Chase, England

Today, Dolores attended the annual Anzac Day ceremony at Cannock Chase, England. The Queen's...


Latest News: RAF Hednesford

Richard Pursehouse and Parker (the friendly dog) accompanied me to visit RAF Hednesford today.


Latest News: Arrived safe and sound in the UK

I am now in UK safe and sound. It's been 32 years since I was last in the UK and I'm looking...


Latest News: Stop over in Singapore - Kranji

Stopped over briefly in Malaysia and Singapore on my way to Europe. Had a lovely time catching...


Latest News: Dolores visiting UK, France and Belgium

Dolores is currently visting UK, France and Belgium until early June 2011. During this trip,...


Media coverage: Archives New Zealand supports Dolores Cross Project

The Dolores Cross Project was founded in April 2008 by Dolores Ho in response to the high demand...


Media coverage: Funds needed for cross project

The Dolores Cross, a not-for-profit memorial initiative started by archivist Dolores Ho of the...


Media coverage: RNZA Association supports Dolores Cross Project

Several thousand of the 30,000 New Zealand military personnel graves overseas now carry a...


Media coverage: National Army Museum - The Dolores Cross Project Needs Poppies

Several thousand of the 30,000 New Zealand military personnel graves overseas now carry a...


Latest News: Welcome to our website

Welcome to the Dolores Cross Project website! It is fitting that we launched this website on 11...


Media coverage: Handmade tributes mark soldiers' graves - Poppies given Kiwi touch

An army museum archivist hopes to place a little bit of New Zealand on the graves of 33,000 Kiwis...


Latest News: Dolores Cross Project at Cannock Chase, England

Volunteers Richard Pursehouse and Lee Dent explain the objective of the Dolores Cross Project in...


Media coverage: Army Museum Archivist’s personal tribute to lost soldiers: The Belgians have not forgotten

A year ago, Dolores Ho, the archivist at the National Army Museum, began weaving flax crosses as...