NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities and Projects

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.

Topics: exhibition Audience: general audience Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: Auckland Libraries Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

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.

Topics: Craft & Object Art, Exhibitions Audience: general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch Organised by: Canterbury Museum Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

Free poppy making workshops are being held at Rotorua District Library, 19-20 April 2017. 

Topics: Family & Lifestyle Audience: general audience Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua Organised by: Rotorua District Library Category: Creative projects or crafts

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.

Topics: Events, Exhibitions, Pacific, Overseas Audience: General Organised by: South Otago Museum, Association In Memoriam Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

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.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours Audience: general audience Located in: New Zealand, Gisborne Organised by: Tairawhiti Museum Category: Tours or trails

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.

Topics: Social & Political History, memorial Audience: general audience Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Wellington Botanic Garden Category: Memorials or monuments

Two special trans-Tasman concerts commemorating the First World War are being performed in Masterton just before Anzac Day 2017.

Topics: Variety Concerts Audience: general audience Located in: Masterton Organised by: St Matthew's Anglican Church Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

Screening of March On and Crossing the Line to coincide with Anzac Day commemorations. Regent 3 Cinemas, Masterton, 23 Apr 2017.

Topics: Film Audience: general audience Located in: New Zealand, Masterton Organised by: Regent 3 Cinemas Category: Other

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington, 25 Apr 2017.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies Audience: general audience, wellington Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Pukeahu National War Memorial Park Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir is proud to premiere a newly commissioned work by New Zealand composer Victoria Kelly, in Auckland and Napier in September and October 2017.

Topics: choral, Choir, Vocal Music, Events, Music Audience: Music lovers, General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand, Napier Organised by: Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

New Zealand's tunnellers are the focus of the Pick and Shovel Men exhibition at Masonic Park, Tauranga, from 20 April to 20 May 2017. Part of the From Tauranga to the Trenches exhibition series.

Topics: WW1, Tunnellers, Arras, Graffiti, Soldiers Audience: Students, Teachers, General Public Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga Organised by: Tauranga Heritage Collection Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

A dawn service will be held at 6:10 am in Victoria Park in Hamilton, Bermuda to commemorate Anzac Day 2017.

Topics: Anzac Day 2017 Audience: New Zealanders residing in Bermuda Category: Commemorative events, parades and services, Other

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