Activities and Projects
New Zealand Defence Force historian John Crawford to present a talk to the Marlborough Historical Society on the Battle of Passchendaele. Marlborough Convention Centre, Blenheim, 24 September 2017.
An ongoing static display consisting of the First World War soldiers and nurses from the Kaipatiki community and their role in the theatre of war.
A Field of Remembrance will be established on Windsor Reserve in Devonport - initially for Armistice Day 2013, and subsequently for major commemorative activities.
Throughout the First World War Centenary, the University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services will add stories of its Collegians to a specially created website.
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.
As part of Southland's commemorations, Venture Southland has coordinated the production of 169 street banners and 43 flags. These flags will be displayed throughout the region.
The Penguin Book of New Zealand War Writing presents a rich interplay of writing about our country’s military engagements, including the First World War. Launched in October 2015.
100 schools will research the stories behind the people named on First World War memorials at or near their school and publish them online as Living Heritage sites.
This book, launched in October 2015 by Lt Col Lee Turner with the foreword signed by HRH Princess Anne, records the 100 year history of the Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps.
A series of authoritative and accessible print histories on New Zealand and the First World War.
First World War inquiry guides and resource packs for teachers of years 1-13, made available on the Ministry of Education’s portal for educators, tki.org.nz.
Developing short publicly-accessible biographies of all South Cantabrians who served their country during the First World War, in order to record local stories and support commemorations.