NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY20142019

Activities and Projects

This exhibition tells of a province at war and will trace the deep and lasting impact of the First World War on the region. Opens at New Plymouth's Puke Ariki 17 April 2015.

Topics: Lottery Grant Recipients, Events, Exhibitions, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, whanau, Descendants, Teachers, School students Located in: New Zealand, New Plymouth Organised by: Puke Ariki Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

An online resource telling a modern and accessible story about the New Zealand Division's role at the Western Front.

Topics: New Zealand Division, Websites, Digital Audience: Teachers, secondary students, Descendants, Tourists, Organisations Organised by: newzealanddivision.org Category: Publications and online resources

A database of all Westland people who served during the First World War to support commemorations of Westland's role in the war, developed by Hokitika Museum.

Topics: Digital, Online Cenotaph, Community contribution Audience: Teachers, secondary students, Volunteers, historians, Family history researchers Located in: New Zealand, Hokitika Organised by: Hokitika Museum, Westland District Library Category: Publications and online resources, Memorials or monuments, Research or lifelong learning

Tauranga City Libraries are collecting the stories, photographs, letters and so on of locals connected with the First World War.

Topics: Digital, Local history, Personal stories, Heritage, Community contribution Audience: General Located in: Tauranga Organised by: Tauranga City Libraries Category: Publications and online resources

An exhibition at Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History coinciding with the opening of Featherston Camp one hundred years ago. Opening 22 January 2016.

Topics: Exhibitions, Events, Military camps, training Audience: General, historians, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Masterton Organised by: Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

A Field of Remembrance will be established on Windsor Reserve in Devonport - initially for Armistice Day 2013, and subsequently for major commemorative activities.

Topics: Memorials, RSA, Fields of Remembrance, Community contribution Audience: General, local visitors, Descendants, veterans Located in: New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand, Devonport Organised by: Fred Wilson - Secretary of Devonport RSA, Devonport RSA Category: Memorials or monuments

Soldier's Songs is Wellington Repertory Theatre's 2015 Anzac production, playing in three locations around Anzac Day 2015.

Topics: Performing Arts, Events, Musical performances, Plays, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: theatre goers, Music lovers, General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Rose Hudson Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

Te Papa is combining the worlds of movies, model-making and museums to take visitors on a journey back to Gallipoli. This exhibition, developed in partnership with Weta Workshop, opens 18 April 2015.

Topics: Events, Lottery Grant Recipients, Gallipoli, Exhibitions, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, School students, local visitors, Tourists Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Weta Workshop Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

Displays of written material, photos and artefacts relating to Prebbleton, Canterbury, and its contribution to the First World War.

Prebbleton War Memorial
Topics: Exhibitions, Events Audience: General, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Prebbleton Organised by: Prebbleton Heritage Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

Keith Garwood shares his mapping work identifying the homes of Lower Hutt residents who served in the First World War. At Lower Hutt War Memorial Library, 9 September 2015.

 

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, History, Local history, Events Audience: Local residents, historians, Genealogists Located in: New Zealand, Lower Hutt Organised by: Lower Hutt War Memorial Library Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

A static display consisting of the 1st NZEF, the army cyclist corps, the Maori Pioneer Battalion, the naval personnel, and our nurses and Red Cross Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD).

Topics: Exhibitions, August 14, Community contribution Audience: General, Youth, Students, Teachers, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: Kaipatiki Community Facilities Trust Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

An exhibition about the people of Otaki during the First World War: those who gave their lives, those who returned, those who worked in the town. Opens 28 August 2014, Otaki Museum.

Topics: Exhibitions, Events, Lottery Grant Recipients Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Otaki Organised by: Otaki Heritage Bank Preservation Trust Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities, Preservation, conservation or protection

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