NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities and Projects

The Dannevirke World War I committee will host a free event to commemorate our fallen at Passchendaele on Wednesday, October 11, at 7.30pm, in the Fountain Theatre, Dannevirke.

Topics: Passchendaele, Commemorations, Ceremonies Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Dannevirke Organised by: WW100 Dannevirke Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

A Battle of Passchendaele commemorative ceremony will be held at the Lower Hutt War Memorial Cenotaph on Saturday 14 October 2017 at 11am.

Topics: Passchendaele, Commemorations, Ceremonies Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Lower Hutt Organised by: 7WnHB Regimental Association Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

Timaru will host a service to mark the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele at Timaru Botanic Gardens, 15 October 2017, 2pm.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Passchendaele Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Timaru Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

Warkworth & Districts RSA will hold a commemorative service for the Battle of Passchendaele as well as unveil a WW1 Oak Memorial on 12 October 2017 at 11.30am.

Topics: Passchendaele, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Warkworth Organised by: Warkworth RSA Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

A Battle of Passchendaele commemorative service will be held at at the Mount Maunganui Cenotaph on 14 October at 2pm. 

Topics: Passchendaele, Commemorations, Ceremonies Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga Organised by: WW100 Tauranga Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

Belgian musician Jef Neve will perform a solo concert to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele. Victoria University Hunter Council Chamber, Wellington, 13 Oct 2017, 6pm.

Topics: Classical Music, Passchendaele Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

A play delving into the experience of three Otago men on the battlefields of the Western Front. Globe Theatre, Dunedin, 5-14 Oct 2017.

Topics: Theatre, play, Battle of the Somme Audience: general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Dunedin Organised by: Globe Theatre Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

A live action tribute to the Otago soldiers who lost their lives at the Battle of Passchendaele during the First World War. Dunedin, 14 Oct 2017, 12pm.

Topics: Passchendaele, Performing Arts Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Dunedin Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

Join Good Sons author Greg Hall as he talks about his new novel. Te Ahumairangi Ground Floor, National Library, Wellington, 12 October 2017, 5:30pm.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Passchendaele, Book Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: National Library of New Zealand - Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

In the lead up to the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele, Belgian historian Freddy Declerk will present a talk at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington on 24 Sept 2017 at 4:30pm.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Passchendaele Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Pukeahu National War Memorial Park Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

A commemorative ceremony marking the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele will be held at Auckland Museum on 12 October 2017 at 11am.

Topics: Passchendaele, Passchendaele Auckland, Commemorations, Ceremonies Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: Auckland Museum Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

Come to two talks about New Zealand women’s substantial contributions during the First World War, and explore the Passchendaele memorial locomotive at Wellington Railway Station, 13 October 2017, 11am.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Passchendaele, train Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

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