Activities and Projects
New Zealand Post honours those who served in the First World War with a five year programme of commemorative stamps and coins. The first stamp issue tells the story of serviceman Melville Mirfin.
Tauranga's Heritage Collection has created an adaptable and mobile First World War-related exhibition space and exhibition programme, which opened on 29 August 2014.
A three-week exhibition and installation project at Depot Artspace, focusing on the impact of the First World War on the Devonport community. Opens March 2015.
Challenge to recreate a poster that uses historical images, maps and new photographs taken at museums and other special sites remembering those who gave their lives in the First World War.
Exploring the impact of the First World War on the lives on children, and the expectations placed on them by the adult world. At Wellington's Turnbull Gallery 24 Nov 2014 - 27 Feb 2015.
In this solo play, Jan Bolwell tells her grandfather's First World War story. Performed at Dunedin's Community Gallery, 17-19 March 2015.
Short films telling personal stories about New Zealanders affected by the First World War. Broadcasting on TV3 from 4 August 2014.
Researching and documenting local involvement in the First World War to enrich the Coromandel Heritage Trust's existing website.
The first project is to upload identified/named photographs of New Zealand military nurses to www.nzans.org website. The second is to publish a book, 100 Years of New Zealand Military Nursing.
Restoring the Kaitaia First World War memorial for the centenary commemorations.
Commemorating the centenary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli in Turkey on 25 April 2015.
The Government will create a National War Memorial Park in Wellington to acknowledge the centenary of the First World War. Opening Anzac Day 2015.