NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY2014-2019

Activities and Projects

Creating a database of the Rolls of Honour in the Ashburton District, and a digital archive of these rolls and memorials.

Topics: Research, Digital, Online Cenotaph Located in: Ashburton, Methven, Rakaia Organised by: Ashburton District Family History Group Category: Memorials or monuments, Research or lifelong learning

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

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.

Topics: Memorials, Books, History, Anzac Day 2014, Publications Audience: General, local visitors, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Maketu, New Zealand, Ngawaro, New Zealand, Otamarakau, New Zealand, Paengaroa, New Zealand, Papamoa, New Zealand, Pongakawa, New Zealand, Te Puke Organised by: Te Puke War Memorial Hall Society Inc Category: Publications and online resources, Memorials or monuments

Creating a new play about young Aussies and Kiwis visiting Gallipoli on the night before Anzac Day. What is it that attracts them?

Topics: Lottery Grant Recipients, Events, Performing Arts, Theatre Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wanaka Organised by: Southern Lakes Arts Festival Trust Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

The North Otago Museum will develop an online resource linking information on North Otago Memorial Oaks with Auckland Museum's Online Cenotaph and information from the Museum's archives.

Topics: Memorials, Research, Digital, Online Cenotaph Audience: Teachers, Descendants, Family history researchers, General Located in: Oamaru Organised by: North Otago Museum Category: Publications and online resources, Memorials or monuments

A show garden entered into the 2014 Ellerslie flower show. The theme for this abstract and thought-provoking garden is the 100th anniversary of the commencement of the First World War.

Portrayal of the garden to be built at Ellerslie in 2014
Topics: Floral arrangements Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch Organised by: GLD Architectural Landscape Design Category: Commemorative events, parades and services, Memorials or monuments, Creative projects or crafts

Creating a digital community resource to preserve stories surrounding the impact of the First World War on the Buller district.

Topics: Lottery Grant Recipients, Digital, Online Cenotaph, Community contribution Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Westport Organised by: Buller District Council Category: Publications and online resources

Exhibition at Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, featuring books, manuscripts, maps, photographs and ephemera from 1914 to 1918. 9 July-12 October 2014.

Topics: Exhibitions, Events, August 14 Audience: local visitors, Descendants, General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: Auckland Council, Auckland Libraries Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities, Research or lifelong learning

A silent slideshow (inspired by the Berry photographic plates) of formal portraits taken of servicemen before they headed off to the unknown trials of war.

Topics: Anzac Day 2015, Photography, Local history, Film Audience: local visitors, General Located in: New Zealand, Feilding Organised by: Feilding and Districts Community Archive Category: Publications and online resources, Exhibitions and new educational facilities

A free, multimedia, site-specific outdoor event, designed to remember Wellington city and her people over the 5 year period of the First World War. From 16-18 October 2014.

Topics: Events, Exhibitions, October 14, Heritage trails, Conscientious objection Audience: Teachers, Students, historians, veterans, Families Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Wellington City Council Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

Constructing a First World War commemorative space and development of a First World War resource centre at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum in Devonport.

Ye Old Chippys Shop at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum
Topics: Lottery Grant Recipients, Education, Facilities Audience: General, School students, Schools, Teachers Located in: New Zealand, Devonport Organised by: National Museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy, Royal New Zealand Navy Museum Trust Board Inc Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

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