NZ at War
Visual stories from cultural commentators present moving viewpoints on the formal and intimate lives of New Zealanders during the First World War. Presented digitally on various channels.
Frankton Railway Station, Hamilton
Sunday 26 October 2014
Glenbrook Vintage Railway, Auckland
Monday 27 October 2014
The Basin Function & Events Centre, Auckland
Friday 31 October 2014
Te Whaea: NZ National Dance and Drama Centre, Wellington
Wednesday 19 November 2014
To mark the largest single departure of people to ever occur in New Zealand, the centenary of the departure of the first fleet of troop ships to the northern hemisphere, Wellington Harbour receives the Ngā Tapuwae New Zealand First World War Trails interpretative sign.
On 17 October 1914 500 volunteers for the Maori Contingent began arriving at Avondale Racecourse, Auckland. They were the the embodiment of the first organised effort by Māori to represent themselves in an overseas theatre of war
Fred Welch's diary
LTCOL Malone's Diary