NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY2014-2019

What's Happening

OFFICIAL WW100

WalkingWithAnAnzac.Tumblr.com supports New Zealand students and their teachers to tell the stories of First World War Soldiers from their local community.

A free, site-specific multi-media project designed to remember Wellington city and her people during the First World War. From 16-18 October 2014.

Upcoming Events

Frankton Railway Station, Hamilton

Sunday 26 October 2014

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, Wellington

Wednesday 1 October 2014

Knox Church, Dunedin

Thursday 9 October 2014

Archives New Zealand - Dunedin Office, Dunedin

Wednesday 24 September 2014

Latest News

The Lottery Grants Board anticipates that more funding will be available during 2014/15 to support the First World War centenary commemorations.

The last of 273 symbolic decorative poppies were laid on the wall of the newly named Arras Tunnel on 1 September 2014, which runs underneath the National War Memorial Park site.

WW1914-1919

@life100yearsago

History from the perspective of New Zealanders who experienced it. Daily tweets from diaries, letters, newspapers... shared 100 years later in 'real-time'.

PapersPast

24 September 1914

INDISCREET NEWSPAPERS - Ashburton Guardian, 24 Sep 1914 ow.ly/BcFhS #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

24 September 1914

Germans destroying villages & massacring a large proportion of the inhabitants, men & women. v#WW100 wp.me/p3cCBk-H6 via @FPWelchdiaries

Auckland Weekly News

23 September 1914

The first men of the New Zealand force to land in Samoa #WW100 bit.ly/XZaK4L via @AkWeeklyNews

PapersPast

23 September 1914

WOMEN AND THE WAR - Mt Benger Mail, 23 Sep 1914 ow.ly/BcF2E #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

LTCOL Malone's Diary

23 September 1914

Very glad to see Norah and Mater again. Dined with Captain N.C. Hamilton, ASC #WW100 ow.ly/AIceq via @LTCOLMalone

LTCOL Malone's Diary

23 September 1914

We entrain for Wellington and embark. The embarkation staff is no good #WW100 ow.ly/AIaeY via @LTCOLMalone