Remembering WW1 - 100 years on | Be part of the WW1 Centenary
WW1 - 100 YEARS ON
BE PART OF THE FIRST
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.
Explore an interactive map of First World War cemeteries in Western Europe, the UK and Ireland.
Experience life 100 years ago on Twitter through excerpts from New Zealand diaries and newspaper headlines. Join us!
Discover potential funding sources for proposed First World War Centenary projects and activities.
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.
Tauranga City Libraries are collecting the stories, photographs, letters etc of locals connected with the First World War.
Join the Friends of Bess to remember New Zealand horses who served in the First World War.
An interactive ‘engineered paper’ book will cover New Zealand’s involvement in the First World War.
The governments of Australia and New Zealand are seeking to engage an experienced company to provide ballot and ticketing services for the Anzac Day commemorations at Gallipoli in 2015.
Discover New Zealand at warMORE
Explore an interactive map locating the 428 cemeteries in Western Europe, the United Kingdom and Ireland which include graves or memorials for members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force who died during the First World War.