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.
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.
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.
A group of fringe outsider artists have taken it upon themselves to declare war on war. Exhibition at Thievery Studio, Auckland, 28 July 2014.
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.
An evolving collection offering onscreen remembrance of New Zealand and the 'Great War': classic full-length documentaries, short films, dramas and archive newsreels.
Creating mini video-documentaries featuring local people singing or reading pieces that recall the First World War, along with interpretive panels.
Creating an adaptable and mobile First World War-related exhibition space and exhibition programme. Opens 29 August 2014.
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.
An illustrated history of New Zealand’s war experience, by Kirstie Ross and Kate Hunter. Published by Te Papa Press, August 2014.
This project is about ensuring war memorials in Southland are able to be preserved and commemorated in the near future and the long term.