Activities and Projects

A Capella Singers and instrumentalists will perform Karl Jenkins' moving work The Armed Man at Invercargill's First Presbyterian Church on 26 April 2015.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Events, Songs Audience: General, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Invercargill Organised by: A Capella Singers Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

Highlights the contributions made by over 50 nurses from the East Coast/Hawke's Bay region who served overseas during the First World War in Egypt, France, England and Serbia.

Nursing sisters look out from the windows of a New Zealand Stationary Hospital hut in Wisques, France. Archives New Zealand ((Ref: ACGO 8398, IA76/13, H905, R22250303)
Topics: Publications, Research, Books, History, Medical care Audience: Nurses, General, Students, historians Located in: New Zealand, Gisborne, New Zealand, Napier Organised by: Eastern Institute of Technology Category: Publications and online resources

Join Peter Olsen on a bus tour of a selection of the more than 50 First World War memorials that dot the Manawatu landscape. Departing from Palmerston North on 26 April 2015.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events, Memorials, Local history, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, historians, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North Organised by: Palmerston North Central Library Category: Tours or trails

The Upper Hutt Brass Band, Upper Valley Singers, and Wainuiomata Choir commemorate the First World War at Expressions Arts & Entertainment Centre with The Armed Man on 16 and 26 April 2015.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Concert, Music, Events Audience: Music lovers, General Located in: New Zealand, Upper Hutt Organised by: Upper Hutt Brass Band Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

The Petone Settlers' Museum will host an exhibition and changing public programme, from August 2014 to the peace celebrations in 2019.

Topics: Lottery Grant Recipients, Events, Exhibitions, Peace celebrations Located in: New Zealand, Lower Hutt Organised by: Petone Settlers' Museum Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

Young students of the German language in Wellington are decorating white balloons on the themes of peace & understanding at Frank Kitts Park on 24 April 2015.

Topics: peace, Creative Projects, Events Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Goethe Institut Category: Creative projects or crafts

An original full-length play inspired by actual events during the First World War. Written by Sheri O'Neill and produced by Northland theatre group Platform Thirteen.

Topics: Theatre, Performing Arts, Events, Lottery Grant Recipients, Conscientious objection Audience: General, Students Located in: New Zealand, Dargaville, New Zealand, Whangarei Organised by: Platform Thirteen Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

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

Displays of written material, photos and artefacts relating to Prebbleton, Canterbury, and its contribution to the First World War.

Prebbleton War Memorial
Topics: Exhibitions, Events Audience: General, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Prebbleton Organised by: Prebbleton Heritage Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

WalkingWithAnAnzac.Tumblr.com supports New Zealand students and their teachers to tell the stories of First World War Soldiers from their local community.

Topics: Education, Online Cenotaph Audience: Schools, Teachers, School students Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: WW100 Programme Office Category: Classroom activities or formal learning

Over two days, 100 riders and their horses will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings in North Canterbury.

Topics: Commemorations, Events, Horses, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: military, historians Located in: New Zealand, Hurunui Organised by: Erewhon Productions Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

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.

Topics: Lottery Grant Recipients, Exhibitions, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Students Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: The Katherine Mansfield Birthplace Society Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

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