NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY2014-2019

Activities and Projects

A Field of Remembrance will be established on Windsor Reserve in Devonport - initially for Armistice Day 2013, and subsequently for major commemorative activities.

Topics: Memorials, RSA, Fields of Remembrance, Community contribution Audience: General, local visitors, Descendants, veterans Located in: New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand, Devonport Organised by: Fred Wilson - Secretary of Devonport RSA, Devonport RSA Category: Memorials or monuments

Developing an exhibition on the impact of the First World War on Katherine Mansfield (her brother was killed in Belgium in 1915) and how the First World War changed New Zealand's identity.

Topics: Lottery Grant Recipients, Exhibitions, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Students Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: The Katherine Mansfield Birthplace Society Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

The Graduate Choir NZ and Dame Malvina Major presents a programme to commemorate the First World War at Auckland Museum on 4 August 2014, 7.30 pm. Tickets $15-$25. Bookings recommended.

Topics: Events, August 14 Audience: General Located in: Auckland Organised by: Auckland War Memorial Museum Category: Commemorative events, parades and services, Concerts, festivals or performances

A group of fringe outsider artists have taken it upon themselves to declare war on war. Exhibition at Thievery Studio, Auckland, 28 July 2014.

Topics: Contemporary Art, Exhibitions, Events Audience: local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: Thievery Studio Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra concert that presents three pieces permeated equally with the joy of life and the experience of battle. 30 October 2014, 8 pm.

Topics: Events, Classical Music, Music Audience: Teachers, Students, General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

An evolving collection offering onscreen remembrance of New Zealand and the 'Great War': classic full-length documentaries, short films, dramas and archive newsreels.

Topics: Websites, History, Film, Digital, Documentaries Audience: General, Teachers, Students Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: NZ On Screen Category: Publications and online resources

Creating mini video-documentaries featuring local people singing or reading pieces that recall the First World War, along with interpretive panels.

Topics: Lottery Grant Recipients, Digital, Film, Documentaries, Exhibitions Audience: local visitors, General, Students, Teachers Located in: New Zealand, Kapiti Coast Organised by: Kāpiti Coast District Libraries Category: Publications and online resources

Creating an adaptable and mobile First World War-related exhibition space and exhibition programme. Opens 29 August 2014.

Topics: Exhibitions, Events, Lottery Grant Recipients, August 14 Audience: General, Students, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga Organised by: Tauranga Heritage Collection, Tauranga City Council, WW100 Tauranga Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

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.

Field of remembrance
Topics: Lottery Grant Recipients, Fields of Remembrance, August 14, RSA Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: The Fields of Remembrance Trust, RSA - Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association, Passchendaele Society, Auckland Returned and Services Association Incorporated Category: Memorials or monuments

An illustrated history of New Zealand’s war experience, by Kirstie Ross and Kate Hunter. Published by Te Papa Press, August 2014.

Topics: History, Publications, Photography, Books, August 14 Audience: Teachers, School students, General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Te Papa Press, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Category: Publications and online resources

This project is about ensuring war memorials in Southland are able to be preserved and commemorated in the near future and the long term.

Topics: Memorials, Monuments, Lottery Grant Recipients, conservation Located in: New Zealand, Gore, New Zealand, Invercargill, New Zealand, Lumsden, New Zealand, Wyndham Organised by: Venture Southland Category: Memorials or monuments

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