Activities and Projects
Restoring the Gisborne Cenotaph which was damaged in a 2007 earthquake. The monument is our region’s main First World War monument and the focal point of our Anzac day celebration.
A talk by Neil Frances (Wairarapa Archive) about the First World War exhibition in Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History's foyer. 9 August 2014.
Marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba. 31 October 2017, Beersheba (Be’er Sheva), Israel.
Join your national orchestra for a moving tribute concert in honour of the Anzacs. The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra perform at Wellington's Michael Fowler Centre on 22 April 2015.
The white crosses will be laid out on 3 August 2014 to commemorate the start of the First World War. On 5 August 2014 at 11:00 hours, a dedication service will be held with the Mayor Mr Cadogen.
Collecting the wartime reading experiences of New Zealanders at home and abroad for the New Zealand Reading Experience Database (NZ-RED).
Capital E National Theatre for Children's An Awfully Big Adventure explores the First World War in context and its impact on New Zealanders. Accessible to students aged 8+, touring in 2014.
Marking 100 years since Otago and Southland troops first left from Dunedin for the theatre of war, with an Embarkation Day re-enactment march through Dunedin to where the troopships were.
A series of events focused on Dunedin and Otago during the First World War, and particularly the first troop departures. Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, 28 September 2014.
Women of Empire 1914-1918 takes us into the lives of around 30 Anzac women whose lives were transformed by their experiences in the First World War. Exhibiting in Australia & New Zealand.
The great adventure: music and moving image from the front, at The Film Archive, Friday 7 March 2014, 1.15 pm.