What's Happening

The University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services launched its First World War Centenary website and Roll of Honour on 7 August 2014.

OFFICIAL WW100

The redeveloped Cenotaph database, Online Cenotaph, includes a page about every New Zealand soldier who served in the First World War.

Upcoming Events

Te Papa, Wellington

Mon 4 May 2015 – Thu 24 Dec 2015

Hawkins Theatre, Auckland

Mon 4 May 2015

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington

Mon 4 May 2015 – Thu 24 Dec 2015

St James Theatre, Wellington

Fri 22 May 2015 – Sun 24 May 2015

Latest News

Creative New Zealand is pleased to announce the third round of grants from its First World War Centenary (WW100) Co-Commissioning Fund.

A rewarding journey comes to fruition for historians and authors Imelda Bargas and Tim Shoebridge with the publication of a new book which gives fresh insights into New Zealand life during the First World War.

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'.

Bert Denton's Diary

4 May 1915

Also received box of pears from Mother #WW100 http://t.co/nQisuJDwYu via @Denton_Diary

LTCOL Malone's Diary

4 May 1915

I hear day by day of innumerable acts of special bravery on the part of our men #WW100 http://t.co/r4lUVJ3E9o via @LTCOLMalone

PapersPast

4 May 1915

REVIEWS FOR READERS - Feilding Star, 4 May 1915 http://t.co/d900SawQbf #WW100 via @PapersPastNZ

Bert Denton's Diary

4 May 1915

Took 5 sacks potatoes & 2 boxes of fruit to station & sent sack of potatoes & box of apples to each Frank & Mother #WW100 via @Denton_Diary

LTCOL Malone's Diary

4 May 1915

As to phones - after losing life after life I got two small field phones, cos near enought 25/- each #WW100 via @LTCOLMalone

Fred Welch's diary

4 May 1915

Crowds all day waiting anxiously for names of those wounded & killed in the Dardanells #WW100 http://t.co/aa9ehiSXxc via @FPWelchdiaries