NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities and Projects

The 99th anniversary of Armistice will be marked in Cambridge with this family friendly event at Mighty River Domain, Cambridge, 11-12 Nov 2017.

Topics: Family Entertainment, Armistice, Family & Lifestyle Audience: General, general audiences, Families Located in: New Zealand, Cambridge Organised by: Armistice in Cambridge Inc 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 powerful new exhibition about the experience of New Zealanders in the tragic Battle of Passchendaele. The Great War Exhibition, Wellington, 4 Oct – 3 Dec 2017.

Topics: Social & Political History, Passchendaele Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: The Great War Exhibition Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

Dr Ryan McLane is set to lead a public talk on the spread of influenza in the Pacific during the 1918 flu pandemic. Karori Recreation Centre, Wellington, 29 Oct 2017, 2pm.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Influenza Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Karori Recreation Centre Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

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

Find out about the 'missing' memorials of the Māori communities on the East Coast at Auckland Central City Library, 15 Nov 2017, 12pm.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Maori Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: Central City Library Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

A memorial concert by the Aorangi Singers and Symphony Orchestra, the third in a series of First World War commemorative concerts at St Matthew-in-the-City, Auckland, 4 November 2017, 7pm.

Topics: Classical Music, Concert, Passchendaele, Passchendaele Auckland Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: St Matthew-in-the-City 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

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