Activities and Projects
A printed overview of New Zealanders’ experiences on the Western Front.
Helping to date New Zealand items of militaria and period photos from the First World War.
A photographic essay on the Construction of Arras Tunnel and Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. Hall of Memories, The Carillon, National War Memorial, Wellington 19-24 May 2016.
The Penguin Book of New Zealand War Writing presents a rich interplay of writing about our country’s military engagements, including the First World War. Launched in October 2015.
New Zealand Post continues to remember and honour those who served the First World War with its third addition to the their stamp and coin programme, titled 1916 Courage & Commitment.
Explore the First World War battlefield recollections of former Otago Museum Director H D Skinner through objects and his own words. Exhibition runs from 7 August 2015 to 31 July 2016.
Construction of a new memorial to New Zealand First World War Tunnellers in Waihi. Officially dedicated by the Governor-General on 22 January 2016.
Encouraging communities throughout New Zealand to create Fields of Remembrance with personalised White Crosses, to honour those in their community who served overseas in the First World War.
An exhibition on the only time in the First World War where the battle fleets of the two largest navies in the world met. Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, Auckland, from 27 May 2016.
Collecting the stories, photos and documents of Waipu people who served in the First World War and building a village exhibition. Opens August 2014.
This free booklet features a heritage trail visiting 22 places that provide insight into Wellington’s participation in the war and includes a map illustrating WWI parade and procession routes.
Transcription of three diaries by 1st Otago Division recruit Cecil Duncan.