NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities and Projects

Through the eyes of 7 generations of Wellingtonians, The Undertow explores major historical moments in our country’s history, including the First World War. At Te Papa, 17-29 January 2017.

Topics: Performances, Plays, Events Audience: General, theatre goers Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Te Rākau Theatre Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

An exhibition of Laurence Aberhart's photographs of First World War memorials in New Zealand and Australia. In Waiōuru from 16 December 2016 - 17 January 2017.

Topics: Photography, Events, Exhibitions, Memorials Audience: General, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Waiouru Organised by: National Army Museum Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

A ceremony to unveil a commemorative plaque near France's future memorial at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington, will be held on 18 November 2016.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Events, Memorials, France, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Embassy of France in New Zealand Category: Commemorative events, parades and services, Memorials or monuments

An installation artwork as a memorial to the New Zealand soldiers killed during the Gallipoli campaign, showing at Nelson's Refinery Art Gallery in November 2016.

Topics: Memorial Exhibition, Exhibitions, Events, Gallipoli Audience: General Located in: Nelson Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities, Memorials or monuments, Creative projects or crafts

To commemorate 100 years of censorship in New Zealand Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision in Wellington is showing films that were banned in New Zealand on their initial release throughout November 2016.

Topics: Film, Censorship, Events Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, Manatū Taonga - Ministry for Culture and Heritage Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums, Concerts, festivals or performances

As part of the service at St Matthew's Anglican Church on 13 November 2016, Wairarapa Singers will be performing excerpts from "The Armed Man" by Karl Jenkins.

Topics: Armistice, choral, peace Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Masterton Category: Commemorative events, parades and services, Concerts, festivals or performances

The Aorangi Symphony Orchestra proudly presents a unique First World War commemoration concert relating to the Battle of Romani and war in general at the Auckland Town Hall, 20 November 2016.

Topics: Classical Music, Events, Sinai Campaign, Concert Audience: classical music lovers, General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: Aorangi Symphony Orchestra Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

John Psathas and Mathew Knight discuss the locations, ethos and impact of their recent First World War commemorative collaboration, No Man’s Land at MBIE in Wellington on 2 November 2016

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events, Music Audience: General, Music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Manatū Taonga - Ministry for Culture and Heritage Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

A march and series of ceremonies at parliament to remember the contribution that Cook Island soldiers made to the First World War. In Wellington on 16 November 2016.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Events, Cook Islands, Commemorations Audience: Descendants, Pacific cultures Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: CISWWO Committee Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

This book, based on over 30 years of research by leading historian Jock Phillips, tells the fascinating story of who erected New Zealand's war memorials and why. Published April 2016.

Topics: Publications, Books, war memorial, Memorials, memory Audience: historians, General Category: Publications and online resources

Armistice in Cambridge commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice which ended the First World War. Held at Mighty River Domain, Cambridge, on 12-13 November 2016.

Topics: Family Entertainment, Events, Armistice, Commemorations, reenactmnents Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Cambridge Category: Commemorative events, parades and services, Historical re-enactments

Come and celebrate the book launch of Balls, Bullets and Boots, and hear from former CDF Sir Bruce Ferguson, this Armistice Day at Palmerston North's Convention Centre, 11 November 2016.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events, rugby, Books, Publications Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

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