Activities and Projects
Create crocheted poppies at Rotorua Museum for the First World War centenary. Rotorua Museum, Rotorua. 25 October-27 October 2014.
Venture Southland is seeking the public’s help in the very first step of gathering knowledge of the whereabouts of all war memorials in the Southland region.
Commemorating the centenary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli in Turkey on 25 April 2015.
A First World War commemorative programmme 'Tau Tupua: The Spirits' honours the 150 Nieuean men who fought in the Maori Contingent during the First World War. 25 July-30 August 2014.
A free talk at Christchurch's Air Force Museum at 2 pm on 12 October looks at the connections between horses, bicycles, the Canterbury region and the First World War.
Collecting personal stories from the First World War for use in a student design project.
A beautiful book and online publication to record the stories of the 32 Audit Department staff who served during the First World War. Launched August 2014.
The Troopers Tale - The History of The Otago Mounted Rifles is the complete and authorised narrative of the Otago Mounted Rifles, edited by the late Dr Don Mackay.
A day of steam train action featuring Ab 608 "Passchendaele" from Wellington at Glenbrook Vintage Railway, Auckland. 27 October 2014.
Creating a database of information on Mid-Canterbury (Ashburton and districts) soldiers - casualties and returned soldiers; forms available to add information on your local soldier.
Historical book on the Taumaru Military Convalescent Hospital to be published online.
Highlights the contributions made by over 50 nurses from the East Coast/Hawke's Bay region who served overseas during the First World War in Egypt, France, England and Serbia.