Activities and Projects
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.
Two series of flags have been created to commemorate and remember New Zealand’s role on the Western Front and to celebrate New Zealand’s ongoing relationship with France and Belgium.
A community family day of activities, entertainment, games and workshops to commemorate peace and the end of the First World War.
Activities for the Whanganui area include a major exhibition, digitisation of community held records, a newsletter, art exhibitions and memorials photography.
The Eastern Institute of Technology and Flinders University, Australia, are researching women teachers as volunteers in Egypt and Europe and those who kept schools open at home.
An edited letter collection based on those written between Trish Macky's great grandparents, culminating in the Lusitania disaster of May 1915.
The New Zealand premier of John Rae’s ‘Dulce' at the Auckland Jazz Festival.
Creating an "Avenue of Remembrance" with a tree for each local fallen First World War soldier, grown from the seeds of the Gallipoli Oak Tree planted in the centre of Christchurch.
The Olympic Harrier Club still holds an annual race to remember club members who died in the First World War.
The development and promotion of resources to Ngāi Tahu whānui and the wider community, that share the stories and history of our soldiers who contributed to New Zealand’s war effort.
Publication of The Anzac Experience: New Zealand, Australia and Empire in the First World War, by Christopher Pugsley.
Fearless tells the fascinating story of New Zealand’s military aviation pioneers during the First World War. Part of the official centenary print history series, and published in October 2017.