The Griffith family Buick car decorated as a "Dove of Peace" for the peace procession held to celebrate the end of World War One. These celebrations were held on July 19-21 1919 in Palmerston North. On Saturday the 19th of July at 9.30 am a 21 Gun Salute under the director of Col. McDonald was executed. Later speeches were given at the Show Grounds. On Monday - Children's Day - 21st of July as a procession was undertaken through Palmerston North to the Show Grounds, 500 pigeons symbolising peace were released from the oval.