Activities and Projects
Dulce et Decorum est is a new project by jazz composer John Rae inspired by New Zealand war poetry written by returning First World War soldiers.
2016 marks 100 years since the formation of the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association (RSA). New Zealand Post pays tribute to the role it plays with this stamp and coin issue.
The Douai Hockey Club and Le Coquelicot - Following their Footsteps are jointly organising a U15 international youth hockey tournament to mark the First World War centenary.
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.
Window Into WW1 is about showcasing and preserving the First World War heritage of the Manawatu through digitisation and online exhibitions.
To create a museum display based on the names on the Wainuiomata War Memorial.
A commemorative sculptural installation by Helen Pollock within the New Zealand Memorial, Passchendaele Memorial Museum. Unveiled 12 July 2013.
A blog for reviews of books on war written for children: stories that we need to remember, and should never forget.
The repatriation of film showing Kiwis at the European and home fronts held in overseas archives and the building of a shared Anzac website to showcase sounds and images of the War.
A First World War-era dance extravaganza held at Wanganui Intermediate, Whanganui. 25 June 2016.
Every day at 5pm, a Last Post ceremony is conducted on the forecourt of the National War Memorial in Wellington. Any person can be a part of this daily remembrance, conducted by the NZDF.
Under the French city of Arras, New Zealand and French surveyors are using laser scanning technology to capture, honour, and preserve the incredible work of the NZ Engineers Tunnelling Company.