Activities and Projects
An exhibition at Lakes District Museum & Gallery about Wakatipu people in the First World War - from those who eagerly enlisted, to those who baked, knitted and raised funds for others overseas.
A collaborative project between Auckland Libraries and Communication students at Unitec, drawing on personal narratives and contemporary responses to bring to life events of this period.
Researching the lives of 100 men listed on five Wellington war memorials as "killed" during the First World War, on behalf of the Wellington Branch, New Zealand Society of Genealogists.
Construction of a new memorial to New Zealand First World War Tunnellers. Officially dedicated in March 1916.
An exhibition at Raglan Museum on the Raglan district's involvement in the First World War, and the war's impact on the community.
Helping to date New Zealand items of militaria and period photos from the First World War.
Nationwide tour of 'Rotunda', which mixes live brass music with contemporary dance theatre. Choreographed by Shona McCullagh and dancers of The New Zealand Dance Company.
Auckland Libraries has developed a research guide, which outlines the First World War resources available at Auckland Libraries and Auckland Council Archives.
For Us They Fell is an exhibition about the men and women of the Waikato during the First World War. The exhibition is on at Hamilton's Waikato Museum from 25 April 2015 to 11 Nov 2018.
The Eastern Institute of Technology and Flinders University, Australia, are researching women teachers as volunteers in Egypt and Europe and those who kept schools open at home.
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.
Developing short publicly-accessible biographies of all South Cantabrians who served their country during the First World War, in order to record local stories and support commemorations.