Activities and Projects
The restoration of the flagstaff memorial at Te Tokanganui-a-noho marae, Te Kuiti which records and honours the names of 77 men from Ngāti Maniapoto who served overseas during the First World War.
The Methodist Church of New Zealand Archives is compiling an index of names recorded on rolls of honour and memorial plaques in New Zealand Methodist churches.
A web page featuring First World War stories from the Top of the South, contributed by the community and commissioned by the Prow. New stories will be added through the commemoration.
Post to the Past aims to individually commemorate all the NZ soldiers who fell in the battle of Messines (Belgium). Participants are asked to leave a personal message for 'their' kiwi.
Digitisation of 'The Mataura Ensign' newspapers from 1915 to 1919.
A memorial at the Wellington Quarry Museum in Arras, France, to recognise the work of 500 New Zealand tunnellers in the Arras quarries 1916-17, and the people of Arras who kept their graves.
A reworking of Bob Kerr's paintings of the conscientious objectors' experience, brought them to life in a short film. Plays several times each day at Wellington Museum until 2018.
An evolving collection offering onscreen remembrance of New Zealand and the 'Great War': classic full-length documentaries, short films, dramas and archive newsreels.
The Lake Taupo Genealogy group are undertaking a large research project tracing soldiers with links to the Taupo District who fought in the First World War, and telling their stories.
Get a sense for life during the First World War at Anzac in Action 2018. Rangitata Island Aerodrome, Geraldine, 21-22 Apr 2018.
This photographic exhibition sheds light on the Kiwi tunnellers who laboured and fought in Arras, France during the First World War. National Army Museum, Waiouru, 21 April - 31 October 2017.