NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities & Projects

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Event: Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington. Mon 8 Jan 2018 - Mon 22 Jan 2018 / Children, Kids, Holidays.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays Audience: Families, children Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Category: Tours or trails

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.

Topics: Theatre Audience: General, general audiences, Families, children Located in: New Zealand, Nelson
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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.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays Audience: School children, children, Primary students Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

Screenings of the Gallipoli animated film "25 April" at Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision in Wellington from 19-29 April 2017.

Topics: Film, Gallipoli, Anzac Day 2017, Events Audience: General, Students, children Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

To mark the official commemoration of the War in France on 18 September 2016, the Great War Exhibition will be offering its very popular poppy making workshop.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays, Poppy making, Events Audience: children Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: Great War Exhibition

Survivor World War One is interactive fun for all ages. Play the game at Kaitaia's Te Ahu Centre and see how you survive or not. Exhibition runs from March 2016 to February 2017.

Topics: Museums, Events, Exhibitions Audience: children Located in: New Zealand, Kaitaia
Organised by: Te Ahu Centre

Anzac themed stories followed by a creative paper or clay poppy craft at Palmerston North Central Library, on 21 April 2016.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays, Events, Anzac Day 2016, poppies, craft Audience: children, Families Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

This display, drawn from Tairāwhiti Museum’s collections, reflects on children’s experiences of war. On display in Gisborne between 1 April -  19 June 2016.

Topics: Social & Political History, Events, Children, Kids, Holidays, Home front Audience: General, children, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Gisborne
Organised by: Tairawhiti Museum

This performance installation, set in the trenches in 1916, uses original music, puppetry, projection mapping, and live and virtual words. At Te Manawa, 27-28 February 2016.

Topics: Theatre, Events, Theatrical performances, Soldiers Audience: General, children, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

Listen to stories of rugby in the First World War told by Clive Akers, Evan Torrance and Geoff Watson at Te Manawa Museum, Palmerston North, on 11 November 2015.

Topics: Events, Public Talks & Tours, rugby, Sport, History Audience: Sports People, General, children Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

How do we remember the First World War? It appears as a tangled mass of opposing views: political, emotional and moral. This exhibition runs at Aratoi from 14 August - 4 October 2015.

Topics: Social & Political History, Events, Exhibitions, Community contribution, letters Audience: General, children, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Masterton

The war sTOrY exhibition explores methods that are imbued into our psyche to make the sacrifices of war possible. On at Tin Palace, Lyttelton, from 5-23 August 2015.

Topics: Craft & Object Art, Events, Exhibitions, Soldiers, Fine Art Audience: General, children, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Lyttelton
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Join an Auckland Museum Human History Educator as they shares stories of the soldier experience at Gallipoli, as told through some amazing Museum collection objects. Through July 2015.

Topics: Museums, Public Talks & Tours, Events, Education Audience: Students, children Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

This is a short film on ceremonies in San Diego and Los Angeles. If you'd like to be involved send an email to info@fernleafmedia.com or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/fernleafmedia.

Topics: video, Acting, Film, media, Voice Over Audience: military, Australians, New Zealanders, children, adults

In honour of Anzac Day, Explorers' GamesMaster Wayne McDougall will present on games, strategy and their relationship to war in history. At Mt Albert Presbyterian Church, 25 April 2015.

Topics: Events, Children, Kids, Holidays, Anzac Day 2015, Education Audience: children Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

Create poppies to be part of the Field of Poppies, an Anzac Day community art installation. At Rotorua District Library, 22-24 April 2015.

Topics: Family & Lifestyle, Workshops, craft, Events Audience: General, Families, children Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua
Organised by: Rotorua District Library

Michelle O'Connell is launching her children's picture book, Leaving for The Front, at Masterton District Library on 18 April 2015.

Topics: Literary, Books, children's books, Events Audience: children, Families Located in: New Zealand, Masterton
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Come and explore the Gallipoli campaign in an exhibition featuring the interactive world of Minecraft®. At the Auckland War Memorial Museum from 24 April - 11 October 2015.

Topics: Museums, Exhibitions, online resources, Events, Gallipoli Audience: children, School students Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

The beautifully restored coal range at Parnell's historic Highwic will be fired up on April 15 2015 for a First World War school holiday activity – soldiers biscuit and poppy making.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays, Events, Food, Gourmet, Wine Audience: children Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: Highwic

Discover our ANZAC heritage in school holiday activities at your local Wellington City Libraries and Community Centres throughout April 2015.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays, Events, Libraries Audience: children Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

"Roly the Anzac Donkey" tells the story of the courageous partnership between a NZ soldier and his hardworking donkey. Come along to the Ashhurst Village Valley Centre on 27 March 2015.

Topics: Publications, Books, children's books, Events Audience: Families, children Located in: New Zealand, Ashhurst
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Join us at Auckland's Torpedo Bay Navy Museum between 7-19 April 2015 to make a candle holder which will house a candle for you to light at home in remembrance on the morning of Anzac Day.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays, craft, Events Audience: children, Families Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: Torpedo Bay Navy Museum

Bring the kids along to hear stories and poems about Anzac Day and why we use poppies to remember the fallen soldiers. Palmerston North Central Library, 17 April 2015.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays, poppies, Education, Events Audience: children Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

A display organised by the Wellington Southern Bays Historical Society and four local primary schools. The display will be held in the Island Bay Community Centre from 28 April to 2 May 2015.

Topics: Memorials, displays, Events, Schools Audience: General, children, School children, Teachers Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

'Christmas Truce: Football Remembers' is a 5-a-side Futsal tournament, for 12 to 13 year olds, held on 10 December at the ASB Sports Centre in Kilbirnie, Wellington. 

Topics: British High Commision, Allies, Football, Sport, Events Audience: Teachers, Parents, children, Sports People, General Public Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: British High Commission

A children's book by Philippa Werry helping young New Zealanders fully understand contemporary commemorations of war.

Anzac poppy
Topics: Anzac Day, Publications, Books, children's books Audience: children