NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY20142019

Activities and Projects

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

Local youth worked with residents at Waitakere Gardens Retirement Village to develop Capturing the Anzac Tales. At Auckland's Bruce Ritchie Performing Arts Centre, 10-12 April 2015.

Topics: Theatre, youth, Oral history, Events Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Waitakere Organised by: Waitakere Gardens Retirement Village Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

A special church service to commemorate the fallen New Zealand Chaplains to the Forces by those who follow in their footsteps. At Wellington's Cathedral of St Paul on 28 August 2015.

Topics: Commemorative events, Commemorations, Church, Events, Chaplains to the Forces Audience: military, historians, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: New Zealand Defence Force Chaplains Directorate Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

A special centennial Anzac service with representatives from the armed and community uniformed services and cadet units at Nelson Christ Church Cathedral, Sunday 26 April 2015.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Services, Events, Commemorative events, Anzac Day 2015 Located in: New Zealand, Nelson Organised by: Nelson Christ Church Cathedral Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

Travel with Steam Incorporated on this special excursion from the Manawatu to Wellington's National War Memorial Park on Anzac Day 2015.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, railway, Passchendaele, Anzac Day 2015, Memorials Audience: General, Families Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North, New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Steam Incorporated Category: Tours or trails

The white crosses will be laid out on 3 August 2014 to commemorate the start of the First World War. On 5 August 2014 at 11:00 hours, a dedication service will be held with the Mayor Mr Cadogen.

Topics: Fields of Remembrance, Anzac Day 2014, August 14 Located in: New Zealand, Milton Organised by: Milton Bruce RSA Category: Memorials or monuments

Bringing to life, through words and music, the stories of New Zealand women at home and abroad during the First World War. At Auckland Museum from 16-19 April 2015.

Topics: Theatre, Women in wartime, Events, Performing Arts, letters Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

Chris Pugley's history of the Maori and Pacific Island role in the First World War makes a welcome return to shelves after being republished in April 2015.

Topics: Books, Publications, Maori, History Audience: General, historians Organised by: Libro International Books Category: Publications and online resources

Inspired by a trooper's diary, this multi media production was put together by students and staff of Kapiti College. Performance at Paraparaumu's Southward Theatre, 22 April 2015.

Topics: Variety Concerts, Performing Arts, Events Audience: Students, Families, General Located in: New Zealand, Paraparaumu Organised by: Kapiti College Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

An exhibition telling the story of how the war affected those living in Motueka and surrounding district. Motueka District Museum, Motueka. 23 Oct 2014-1 May 2015.

Topics: Exhibitions, Events, October 14 Audience: local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Motueka Organised by: Motueka District Museum Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

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