Activities and Projects
As part of Southland's commemorations, Venture Southland has coordinated the production of 169 street banners and 43 flags. These flags will be displayed throughout the region.
The Australian War Memorial commissioned five Australian and five NZ artists to explore the Anzac legacy and commemoration in a contemporary context. The portfolio will be launched in 2016.
As we approach 100 years since the Battle of the Somme, Fierce Light brings together outstanding international poets with filmmakers and artists to explore the war and its legacy in the 21st century.
For Us They Fell is an exhibition about the men and women of the Waikato during the First World War, at Hamilton's Waikato Museum from 25 April 2015 to 11 November 2018. Tours are available.
This new book commemorates the day when fighting stopped in 1918 and looks at what happened next. Partnered with best-selling Anzac Day, it makes an excellent reference for the whole family.
The planting of a series of forests around the Coromandel Peninsula commemorating major battles and all New Zealand soldiers who died in the First World War.
Collecting the stories, photos and documents of Waipu people who served in the First World War and building a village exhibition. Opens August 2014.
A Rotary community project to enable young people to explore and share local knowledge about the First World War.
Canterbury 100 is a collaboration co-ordinated by the region’s major cultural and heritage institutions, telling the story and experiences of Canterbury people during the First World War.
Creating a website on the 'Fallen’ named on the Mt Hutt District Memorial Arch, Methven, and ‘The Survivors’ who returned to live in Methven area.
Collecting the wartime reading experiences of New Zealanders at home and abroad for the New Zealand Reading Experience Database (NZ-RED).
The Walking With An Anzac Tumblr supports New Zealand students and their teachers to tell the stories of First World War Soldiers from their local community.