Activities and Projects
100 schools will research the stories behind the people named on First World War memorials at or near their school and publish them online as Living Heritage sites.
The story of the Couch brothers, who all returned safely from the First World War, is told in this exhibition at Takapuna Library, Auckland, 21 Apr - 13 May .
A centre for learning in Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Buckle St, Wellington.
A web-based project, commissioned by New Zealand Post, highlighting the vital role played by New Zealand’s postal system – the Internet of its time – during the First World War.
A book exploring Eastbourne's experience of war — both overseas and on the home front — in the early twentieth century.
Construction of a new memorial to New Zealand First World War Tunnellers in Waihi. Officially dedicated by the Governor-General on 22 January 2016.
This new book commemorates the day when fighting stopped in 1918 and looks at what happened next. Partnered with best-selling Anzac Day, it makes an excellent reference for the whole family.
An edited letter collection based on those written between Trish Macky's great grandparents, culminating in the Lusitania disaster of May 1915.
An evolving five-year exhibition using real stories of real people - not heroes, but ordinary people striving to achieve in extraordinary circumstances. Opens 5 August 2014.
A publication which includes profiles of all men listed on the Rotorua First World War cenotaph and Arawa Soldiers' War Memorial in the Rotorua Government gardens.
In commemoration of the First World War Centenary, MOTAT is celebrating the stories of the pilots who trained at the New Zealand Flying School in Auckland between 1915-19 before serving overseas.
An organisational history of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force covering its formation, initial structure, development and changes.