Activities and Projects
An evening of music commemorating the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele. Charles Luney Auditorium, Christchurch, 15 October 2017, 3pm.
An Awfully Big Adventure transports audiences to the First World War to interrogate the impact it had on New Zealanders. Theatre Royal, Nelson, 17 October 2017, 6pm.
Hop aboard at Wellington and journey up the coast to Paekakariki as the train returns after a series of journeys marking the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele. 15 October 2017, 3:15pm.
Take a special steam-train journey to commemorate the Battle of Passchendaele’s centenary. Wellington Railway Station, 14-15 October 2017.
Climb aboard a steam train, and join characters from the NZ military on their journey to and from the devastating Battle of Passchendaele. Wellington Railway Station, 15 October 2017, 12:15pm.
Drop in for this school holiday activity and we’ll put you through your paces in this lively, interactive experience. Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland. 9-15 October 2017.
A symposium on one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s greatest military tragedies at Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland, 3 October 2017, 6:30pm.
A service to dedicate and bless a memorial tablet to 11 local men whose lives were lost in the First World War. Glenfield Community Centre, Auckland, 9 September 2017, 10am.
A symposium examining the production and consumption of commemorative images and objects at University of Canterbury, Christchurch, 2 September 2017, 1pm.
An exhibition of the work of renowned architect Samuel Hurst Seager, designer of NZ’s First World War battlefield memorials at University of Canterbury, Christchurch, 15 Aug - 4 Sept 2017.
An opportunity to explore one fascinating aspect of the 'Gallipoli: The scale of our war' exhibition in detail with a free tour. Te Papa, Wellington. 21 August - 1 September 2017.
A ceremony to mark the Battle of Passchendaele where 843 New Zealanders died in a single day. Sheffield Domain, Sheffield, Selwyn. 12 October 2017, 2pm.