Remembering WW1 - 100 years on | Be part of the WW1 Centenary
WW1 - 100 YEARS ON
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WORLD WAR CENTENARY
The First World War (1914–1918) was one of the most significant events of the 20th Century and had a seismic impact on New Zealand society.
Ten percent of our then population of one million served overseas, of which more than 18,000 died and over 40,000 were wounded. Nearly every New Zealand family was affected.
Experience life 100 years ago on Twitter through excerpts from New Zealand diaries and newspaper headlines. Join us!
Do you know that the term 'Anzac' is protected by law? Or when to use ANZAC rather than Anzac?
Today the haka is a unique feature of the New Zealand armed services. But Māori responses to the First World War were varied.
Read a short guide to researching New Zealanders who participated in the First World War.
Share information about projects you're working on for the First World War centenary (2014–2018) in our activities register.
The North Otago First World War Roll of Honour will be professionally conserved to ensure that is available for research use.
The Christchurch RSA will be opening its new clubrooms on 4 August 2014, 100 years from the outbreak of WW1. The old clubrooms where destroyed in the 2011...
A riverside garden in memory of military personnel killed in conflict in WW1, focusing on Hamilton city's connection with the Belgian town of Ieper (Ypres...
The vast contribution made by New Zealand servicemen and women during the two world wars are revealed in new information panels installed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) at Tidworth Military Cemetery in the United Kingdom.