NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY2014-2019

Activities and Projects

Construction of crosses for a Hamilton field of remembrance.

Topics: Fields of Remembrance, RSA, Lottery Grant Recipients, Memorials, Facilities Audience: veterans, Descendants, local visitors, General Located in: New Zealand, Hamilton Organised by: Hamilton RSA Category: Memorials or monuments

Publication of a local history book recording stories of soldiers listed on the new Te Puke First World War memorial. The book will be launched on Anzac Day 2014.

Topics: Memorials, Books, History, Anzac Day 2014, Publications Audience: General, local visitors, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Maketu, New Zealand, Ngawaro, New Zealand, Otamarakau, New Zealand, Paengaroa, New Zealand, Papamoa, New Zealand, Pongakawa, New Zealand, Te Puke Organised by: Te Puke War Memorial Hall Society Inc Category: Publications and online resources, Memorials or monuments

A talk by Neil Frances (Wairarapa Archive) about the First World War exhibition in Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History's foyer. 9 August 2014.

Topics: Public talks and tours, August 14, Events Audience: General, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Masterton Organised by: Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

A research project for Ongaonga School pupils to put detail around the 25 names listed on our village memorial.

Ongaonga First World War Memorial
Topics: Research, Education, Online Cenotaph Audience: Students Located in: New Zealand, Ongaonga Organised by: Ongaonga School Category: Classroom activities or formal learning

Taupo Choral Society wish to perform a community concert with all music groups in Taupo to commemorate the First World War Centenary. At the Great Lake Centre Oct/Nov 2014. 

Taupo Choral Society
Topics: Community contribution, Events, Performing Arts, Music Audience: General, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Taupo Organised by: Taupo Choral Society Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

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.

Topics: Books, Personal stories, Community contribution, Publications Audience: Organisational staff, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Office of the Auditor-General Category: Publications and online resources

Researching and writing a historical publication on the Horowhenua district's First World War dead.

Levin war memorial
Topics: History, Lottery Grant Recipients, Online Cenotaph, Publications, Books Audience: General Located in: Levin Organised by: Horowhenua District War Memorials Project Committee Category: Publications and online resources

Margaret Sparrow shares the life of Ettie Rout, a sexual health campaigner whose activism saw her both decorated and shunned. Gus Fisher Gallery, 19 September 2014.

Topics: Public talks and tours, Events, Women in wartime, History Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: Gus Fisher Gallery Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

Curator of Great War Stories, Chris Rapley, will give a floortalk on the 'Great War Stories' exhibition at Rotorua Museum on Sunday 20 July 2014 at 2pm.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events Audience: General, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua Organised by: Rotorua Museum Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

An exhibition of 60 watercolours, prints and sketches by NZ servicemen and official war artists with 250 contemporary watercolours by members of Watercolour New Zealand. Opens 18 April 2015.

NZEF on board Balmoral Castle May 1918. Artist Sydney Higgs.
Topics: Anzac Day 2015, Events, Exhibitions, Lottery Grant Recipients, Fine Art Audience: Families, local visitors, Artists, historians, Students Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Watercolour New Zealand Inc., Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities, Preservation, conservation or protection, Conferences, public talks, symposiums

Music and poetry inspired by the First World War. Premiere of a song cycle by Ross Harris and Poet Laureate Vincent O'Sullivan. 28 August 2014, Old St Pauls, Wellington.

Topics: Classical Music, Events, August 14, Music Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: National Library of New Zealand - Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

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