Activities and Projects
Colonel Colin Richardson will explore the background and execution of the Battle of Messines. Palmerston North Central Library, 7 June 2017 at 6:30pm.
South Wairarapa District Council, Featherston Memorial RSA and the wider community are commemorating the centenary of the Battle of Messines on 7 June 2017 at 1pm.
A commemorative service marking the centenary of the Battle of Messines will be held at Auckland War Memorial Museum, Wednesday 7 June 2017 at 11am.
Join Evan Roberts and his class of American students as they present their research into 22 New Zealand First World War soldiers. Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington, 8 June 2017.
A collaborative work, Flowers of War is inspired by First World War stories and artefacts gathered from local communities and museums. Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, 22 April - 5 June 2017.
With chillingly drawn links to present day conflicts, this exhibition explores the lesser known aspects of the First World War. Auckland Central City Library, 13 April - 31 May 2017.
Make your own ‘Flower of War’ and you could inspire the creation of a new work for the Flowers of War wreath. Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, 3 June - 5 June 2017.
Free poppy making workshops are being held at Rotorua District Library, 19-20 April 2017.
Never a week goes by is an exhibition depicting the impact of the First World War on two Pacific colonies, one English and one French. On at Maison de Deva, Bourail, from 25 April to 16 May 2017.
Join Professor Kay Morris Matthews for a bus tour to Taruheru Cemetery to remember the service of Tairāwhiti nurses who served in the First World War.
The White Crosses project is a nationwide initiative. This field consists of a named cross for every man and woman from the Wellington region who died over 100 years ago.