Activities and Projects
Construction of crosses for a Hamilton field of remembrance.
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.
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.
A research project for Ongaonga School pupils to put detail around the 25 names listed on our village memorial.
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.
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.
Researching and writing a historical publication on the Horowhenua district's First World War dead.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An interactive living history experience of trench warfare & life in war time at Founders Heritage Park, Nelson. Anzac weekend 2014.