Activities and Projects
Creating a database of the Rolls of Honour in the Ashburton District, and a digital archive of these rolls and memorials.
This project is about ensuring war memorials in Southland are able to be preserved and commemorated in the near future and the long term.
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.
Creating a new play about young Aussies and Kiwis visiting Gallipoli on the night before Anzac Day. What is it that attracts them?
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.
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.
Creating a digital community resource to preserve stories surrounding the impact of the First World War on the Buller district.
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.
Researching and documenting local involvement in the First World War to enrich the Coromandel Heritage Trust's existing website.
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.
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.
Constructing a First World War commemorative space and development of a First World War resource centre at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum in Devonport.