NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities and Projects

Explore the story of Charles Southey, who was awarded the military medal for bravery following the Battle of Passchendaele. Tauranga City Library, 29 Sept – 30 Nov 2017, 9:30am – 5:00pm

Topics: Social & Political History, Passchendaele Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga Organised by: WW100 Tauranga Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

Historian and author Damien Fenton will explore the Battle of Passchendaele in a talk at Tauranga Boys College, Tauranga, 28 September 2017, 6:30pm

Topics: public talks, Passchendaele Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga Organised by: WW100 Tauranga Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

An afternoon tea for descendants of First World War veterans to remember those who served in the Battle of Passchendaele. Mt Maunganui RSA, Mt Maunganui, 8 October 2017, 2 p.m.

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

A presentation on the work involved to complete the biographies of more than fifty people who died in the 1918 influenza pandemic. Karori Recreation Centre, Wellington, 13 August 2017, 2 p.m.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Influenza Audience: general audiences Located in: Wellington Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

How did soldiers cook during the First World War, and what food did their families send them? The first of three talks by Te Papa curator Kirstie Ross. Te Papa, Wellington, 22 August 2017, 11:15am.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Inside Gallipoli Audience: general audience Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Te Papa Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

Hear about the personal treasures that soldiers and their loved ones cherished during the First World War in a talk by Te Papa curator Kirstie Ross. Te Papa, Wellington, 24 August 2017, 11:15am.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Inside Gallipoli Audience: general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Te Papa Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

Discover the amazing stories of two courageous New Zealand nurses in the First World War. The final of three talks by curator Kirstie Ross. Te Papa, Wellington, 30 August 2017, 11:15am.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Inside Gallipoli Audience: general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Te Papa Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

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.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, historical interest, Passchendaele Audience: general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Blenheim Organised by: Marlborough Convention Centre Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

Mesut Uyar from the University of New South Wales will speak on The August Offensive and the Ottomans: A Faceless Army at the Distinction Hotel, Palmerston North, 8 August 2017, 5:30p.m.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours Audience: general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North Organised by: Massey University Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

Queen Elisabeth medal recipient Elizabeth Pinfold's restored grave will be unveiled by the Belgian Ambassador at Karori Cemetery, Wellington, 21 July 2017, 2 p.m.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Restoration projects Audience: general audience, wellington Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Category: Preservation, conservation or protection

A commemorative street sign in remembrance of Brigadier-General Bernard Cyril Freyberg will be unveiled. Lyall Bay, Wellington, 18 June 2017.

Topics: Commemorations, Memorials Audience: wellington, general audience Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Wellington City Council Category: Memorials or monuments

Gillian Headifen will explore the Turnbull Library holdings on the Battle of Messines. National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, 20 June 2017, 12:10pm.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Messines Audience: general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: National Library of New Zealand Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

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